However depressing and frustrating, this Filipino internet drama is a thought-provoking discourse about internet’s trending mentality.
Sam is preparing for the worst; and, Tess is preparing for the best. When they meet each other, emotion begins shifting and thoughts about life begin to unravel.
Jan Mikolášek’s biopic by Agnieszka Holland provides more questions and ambiguity that root from legends rather than treating the figure with a deeper insight as an individual.
Luca Marinelli leads in what started out as a star-crossed love story that grows as a thought-provoking discourse about the rise and fall of socialism.
Pedro and Inês’ love story is a lot, but feels superfluous and gimmicky rather than compelling.
Coming from the vision of Sex and the City creator, creator, Younger almost breathes the same air as the cult series in celebrating the agelessness and complexity of adult life.
Little Joe’s ambiguity wouldn’t fool anyone, except for sheer frustrations over the direction of its intriguing sci-fi horror premise.
Beginning with fire and ending with dust, there’s almost a divine force seaming Dea Kulumbegashvili’s story of a female struggle among patriarchal societies that often neglect abusive cycles.
Emma Seligman’s poised debut is a chaotic, claustrophobic dramedy thick with Jewish tradition and thought-provoking sexual tension.
Quo vadis, Aida? retells the moments leading up to the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre with sensitivity and demand to remember.
One Careful Owner starts out bizarrely but as it kicks in, it delivers an optimistic, uplifting dramedy. Thanks to Acosta and Manver’s exhilarating chemistry.
Fueled with Evan Rachel Wood’s captivating performance and July’s odd take in caper sub-genre, Kajillionaire works to find humanity in the least expected nature.
Shallowness and cliché do not hinder Sweat from delivering the sucker punch of an internet popularity crisis.
Eva Green is a mother, an astronaut and, most importantly, an ordinary human with ordinary crises that showcase her rarely seen subtle charm.
A thoughtful study of identity becomes the muscles of Mogul Mowgli while Riz Ahmed’s poignant performance the brain.