Never, Rarely, Sometimes, Always
With stunning performances from two completely genuine young leads, this is a movie people will talk about all year.
Because all the characters except Greta are rather thinly drawn (including Frances, a distressed ingenue that not even Moretz can save), they might feel a touch mechanical if Huppert weren't in there, pirouetting her way through the script.
In his latest video essay about maligned masterpieces, Scout Tafoya celebrates Lars von Trier's most recent film.
A coming-of-age drama, a horror movie, and a "hero's journey" film, all rolled into one.
You can tell by how Barry Jenkins photographs faces that he loves people.
More a black comedy than a traditional revenge thriller, Cold Pursuit is a fragmented but intermittently fascinating film that feels like a commentary on the genre.
Scout Tafoya celebrates "Sweet Movie" in his latest video essay about maligned masterpieces.
Utter madness, and not in a bad way.
Another free-associative cinematic meditation on language, the image, and extinction, by a master of the form.
A classic gangster picture, directed by and starring two masters of the form.
Close is strong on all counts, until it seems to lose its nerve and decides to explain a character who was more compelling when the film let her be a lethal question mark.