Movie Reviews


02/24/2018 05:18 AM
'Songwriter': Film Review | Berlin 2018

Premiering in Berlin, 'Songwriter' is a backstage documentary about hugely successful pop sensation Ed Sheeran directed by his cousin Murray Cummings.

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02/23/2018 06:40 PM
'L'Animale': Film Review | Berlin 2018

A small-town Austrian tomboy wrestles with gender identity and sexuality while her parents navigate their own rocky emotional shifts in Katharina Mueckstein’s drama, 'L'Animale.'

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02/23/2018 04:15 PM
'Human, Space, Time and Human' ('Inkan, gongkan, sikan grigo inkan'): Film Review | Berlin 2018

Kim Ki-duk's 23rd feature, 'Human, Space, Time and Human' ('Inkan, gongkan, sikan grigo inkan'), portrays the violence on board a ship stranded in mid-air.

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02/23/2018 01:10 PM
'Curvature': Film Review

Lyndsy Fonseca plays a woman who receives a mysterious phone call from herself in the future in Diego Hallivis' sci-fi thriller 'Curvature.'

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02/23/2018 11:36 AM
'In the Aisles' ('In den gangen'): Film Review | Berlin 2018

Featuring 'Toni Erdmann' star Sandra Huller, director Thomas Stuber's Berlin competition contender 'In the Aisles' takes place in a giant East German supermarket.

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02/23/2018 09:32 AM
'Mug' ('Twarz'): Film Review | Berlin 2018

A young man’s face transplant brings out the worst of a Polish small town, in arthouse director Malgorzata Szumowska’s tragicomedy, 'Mug' ('Twarz').

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02/22/2018 06:14 PM
'An Elephant Sitting Still' ('Da Xiang Xi Di Er Zuo'): Film Review | Berlin 2018

Young Chinese director Hu Bo died before completing 'An Elephant Sitting Still,' his first feature about four people trying to escape from their problematic small-town life.

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02/22/2018 06:03 PM
'George': Film Review

Jeffrey Perkins' 'George' pays tribute to the man who invented the hard-to-define Fluxus art movement.

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02/22/2018 05:00 PM
'Every Day': Film Review

'Every Day,' the screen adaptation of David Levithan's YA best-seller, stars Angourie Rice as a lovestruck teen.

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02/22/2018 03:25 PM
'The Chamber': Film Review

A four-person crew is trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the ocean in 'The Chamber,' Ben Parker's thriller featuring Johannes Bah Kuhnke of 'Force Majeure.'

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02/22/2018 02:58 PM
'Half Magic': Film Review

Heather Graham wrote, directed and stars in 'Half Magic,' a ribald comedy about a woman desperate to improve her professional and romantic lives.

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02/22/2018 02:41 PM
'Broken Ceiling': Film Review

Adam Davis watches a black woman fight for workplace equality in his play-like debut 'Broken Ceiling.'

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02/22/2018 12:15 PM
'Survivors Guide to Prison': Film Review

Matthew Cooke follows up his doc about the drug war with 'Survivors Guide to Prison,' a look at the justice system.

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02/22/2018 11:03 AM
'Museum' ('Museo'): Film Review | Berlin 2018

Gael Garcia Bernal steals a priceless Aztec treasure in Alonso Ruizpalacios’ offbeat Mexican caper, 'Museum.'

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02/22/2018 09:25 AM
'Touch Me Not': Film Review | Berlin 2018

Adina Pintilie’s first feature, 'Touch Me Not,' is an eye-opening look at human sexuality on the uncertain edge of fiction and non-fiction.

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