Karlovy Vary 2021 Review: German Acid-Laced Tragicomedy NÖ Hilariously Anatomizes the Anxieties of a Millennial Relationship and Parenthood

German director Dietrich Brüggemann marries Simon Rich whimsical comedy with Roy Andersson´s formalism in surreal farce.

Karlovy Vary 2021 Review: Gaspar Noé Enters the Void in VORTEX

Françoise Lebrun of Jean Eustache and Marguerite Duras films and Italian Giallo maestro Dario Argento star in the drama of the twilight age veiled as a civilization horror in a race to disintegration.

Locarno 2021 Review: GERDA, Social Realism Meets Fairy Tale in Russian Drama

Filmmaker Natalya Kudryashova finds spirituality in the harsh reality of modern-day Russia.

Venice 2021: Exclusive EL GRAN MOVIMIENTO Poster Premiere for Bolivian Magical Realist Drama

Exclusive poster premiere for Kiro Russo's sophomore feature, which follows 'Dark Skull,' picked to represent Bolivia in the Oscar race.

Locarno 2021 Review: THE SACRED SPIRIT, A Spanish Quirky Tragicomedy with a Greek New Wave Flavor

One of the standouts of this year's Locarno Film Festival comes from a Spanish newcomer who delivered a disturbing deadpan comedy doubling as a offbeat love letter to his hometown.

Locarno 2021 Review: LUZIFER Rising in Oedipal Horror, Veiled as Lyrical Drama of Atonement

Christian dogmas intertwine with pagan mysticism in Peter Brunner's lyrical horror on the awakening of a man-made evil.

Locarno 2021 Review: COP SECRET, Fast-Paced Nordic Cop Action Spoof With Progressive Bent

Hannes Þór Halldórsson, a football goalkeeper who plays for Valur Reykjavík and the Iceland national team, world premiered his feature-length directing debut Cop Secret in the Locarno Film Festival's international competition. Halldórsson shot a genre spoof with a progressive bent...

Locarno 2021 Review: HEAVENS ABOVE, Serbian Nihilistic Comedy of Sinning, Capitalism

Serbian director Srdjan Dragojevic satirizes capitalism through religion in a dark comedy with a surreal kick.

Locarno 2021 Review: ZEROS AND ONES, Abel Ferrara Destroys Vatican, Spy Thrillers in Perplexing Pandemic Film

Ethan Hawke stars in Abel Ferrara's puzzling punk spy thriller.

Melbourne 2021: Engaging and Eclectic MIFF Lineup Revealed

The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) returns for a very nice sixty-ninth time in selected cinemas and at home via a streaming pass system this year. It initially feels quite piecemeal, making your way through the guide to work out...

Cannes 2021 Review: BLOODY ORANGES Turns Savage in Cynical Satire

New French Burlesque meets Grand Guignol in Jean-Christophe Meurisse's latest comedy that mixes quirky and perverted.

Cannes 2021 Review: In MEDUSA, Young-Adult Dystopia Becomes Bubble-Gum Satire

Brazilian filmmaker Anita Rocha de Silveira confirms her status as a rising talent with her genre-bending sophomore feature.

Cannes 2021 Review: ANNETTE, Strangeness and Familiarity Waltz Hand in Hand

Adam Driver and Marion Cotillard star in a doomed-love rock opera by Léos Carax.

Locarno 2021 Preview: Auteur Cinema Meets Genre-Bending Oeuvres

Abel Ferrara, Shawn Levy, Gaspar Noé and Bertrand Mandico to unveil their latest films at the Swiss film festival.

Tribeca 2021 Review: LARRY FLYNT FOR PRESIDENT, Eerily Prescient, Outlandish Time Capsule

Director Nadia Szold reconstructs Larry Flynt's infamous run for presidential nomination from never-before-seen archival footage. And it's stranger than fiction.

Tribeca 2021 Review: THE KIDS, Legacy of Larry Clark's KIDS Undone

Director Eddie Martin's documentary about the making of Larry Clark's cult classic unearths collective trauma, exploitation and victimhood.

Tribeca 2021 Review: CREATION STORIES, Musical Biopic Becomes Hilarious Psychedelic Fable

Ewen Bremner, Leo Flanagan and Richard Jobson star in a drug-fueled biopic, directed by Nick Moran, about the founder of the label behind Oasis.

Rotterdam 2021 June Part Review: JESUS EGON CHRISTUS, The Gospel of the Brand New World

Paul Arámbula, Sascha Alexander Gersak and Angelo Martone star in a film from Germany, directed by David Vajda and Sasa Vajda.

Review: SIBERIA, Willem Dafoe on an Abel Ferrara Roller Coaster

Willem Dafoe, Dounia Sichov and Simon McBurney star in a European horror fantasy, directed by Abel Ferrara.

Rotterdam 2021 June Part Review: BLOODSUCKERS, Romantic Horror Comedy

Aleksandre Koberidze, Lilith Stangenberg, and Alexander Herbst star in a vampire comedy from Germany, directed by Julian Radlmaier.