There will surely never be a documentary about nuclear disaster with a protagonist more endearing than Fedor Alexandrovich, a shaggy young Ukrainian multimedia artist.
Brando's complexity is limned as well as a documentary possibly could manage in this college drawn from a extraordinary archive of personal materials.
A gripping you-are-there portrait of a community under siege.
A fascinating verite portrait of the collision between progress, politics, corruption and citizens' rights in a rapidly changing People's Republic.
A fun satirical flashback to 1980s "Mad Max" knockoffs and more juvenile post-apocalyptic adventures like "Prayer of the Roller Boys."
Thinly amusing Miami-set comedy stretches a short's worth of potentially funny ideas to feature length, where they slowly and surely lead nowhere in particular.
Shot and largely cast on location, Chloe Zhao's debut feature is a very low-key portrait of life on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Expected satire of religious gullibility and charlatanism proves toothless; worse, a cast of very funny people is given very little funny to do.
Prashant Nair's sophomore feature is a straightforward, ingratiating drama that builds toward a satisfyingly expansive close.
Jennifer Phang's first feature since 2008's "Half-Life" is another thinking person's sci-fi tale, this one expanding upon her 2012 short of the same title.
This likably wiseass horror-comedy sports the kind of droll humor that springs from what seems like improvisational riffing from a cast of assured comic hands.