American Animals is more of a dissection of a heist than it is an actual heist film.
Gemini is all sheen, inversion and misdirection. It is as cool and chill as the city is hot and tempered. It is as hard to live its dream as it is hard to leave.
The Endless, a sci-fi/horror cross blend, starring and directed by Justin Benson and Aaron Moorehead, manages to make its supernatural loopiness credible by grounding it all in a recognizable sibling drama.
First Reformed is one of Schrader's finest films. It is his redemption, and a perfect fit for his transcendental style
All I Want, a smart little indie co-written by the actress Melissa Center and debut director West Liang, is the millennial attempt to beat The Big Chill.
Every director strives for honesty, but few achieve it so sincerely as Lynn Shelton does in Outside In.