The Blaine brothers turn in the year’s most emotionally intelligent horror film with NINA FOREVER.
Laura Gabbert’s documentary about food critic Jonathan Gold is an unexpected marvel, an unassuming and unpretentious look at food, family, culture and criticism.
Justin Kurzel’s MACBETH is the most dramatic and loyal adaptation of Shakespeare’s play in recent memory.
HORSE MONEY demands a lot from but ultimately rewards its viewer and testifies to Pedro Costa’s evolution as an filmmaker.
Josh and Benny Safdie’s latest feature is a brilliant and heartbreaking look at the lives of homeless heroin addicts living in New York, boasting magnificent performances and an air of realism lacking from most drug morality tales.
Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett’s most recent collaboration is a fantastic riff on ’80s straight-to-video flicks, elevated further by a strong score and impressive cinematography.
Lav Diaz’s latest, STORM CHILDREN: BOOK ONE is a stunning portrait of a country in the aftermath of a natural disaster, and full of its own moments of wordless poetry and beauty
SNOW MONKEY is a harrowing and humanising film that paints a nuanced, intricate and expansive view of Jalalabad, Afghanistan.
Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani’s second feature is a magnificent, colourful celebration of the giallo tradition that manages to both pay homage to the greats and transcend the genre entirely.
Rigoberto Perezcano’s CARMIN TROPICAL is a Mexican neo-noir rendering of transmisogynistic intimate partner violence that burns slowly, simmering with tension throughout.