Afterimage is an austere biopic set in postwar Łódź, depicting the final years of Polish painter Władysław Strzemiński.
PACmen is pitched as a pulling back of the curtain, though it’s unfortunate when all that’s behind it are a couple of crusty mops and a bucket.
Laura Poitras’ documentary following Wikileaks founder Julian Assange suffers from a scattershot focus, unable to coalesce into anything more than an interesting collection of hard-to-get footage.
Directors Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla rely almost exclusively on a broad brush to paint the narrative of political figure Arvind Kejriwal.
Though formally demanding, the latest film from Austrian director Michael Haneke feels thematically easy for those familiar with his work.
Despite its exuberant archival footage, Kate Hickey’s Venice Beach skating doco never quite does justice to the themes it explores.
Alexandre O. Philippe’s cinephilic documentary neuters interesting avenues of discussion around Hitchcock and Psycho, instead preferring to traffic in the superficial.
Guy Ritchie’s laddish, inconsistent take on Arthurian legend probably should’ve left the sword in the stone.
The visually stunning, Scarlett Johansson-led remake of Mamoru Oshii’s anime classic can’t escape the spectre of its strange racial politics.
The second coming of Trainspotting is a superfan-only affair, an inert nostalgia trip where the gang gets back together to do very little of note.