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New York 2021 Review: THE SOUVENIR PART II, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman

Honor Swinton Byrne stars in a marvelously inventive, self-effacing film, directed by Joanna Hogg, that is also immensely affecting and moving.


A trifecta of goodies await discerning cinema enthusiasts.

Genre Seeds: I START COUNTING, Bolstered By a Teen

Jenny Agutter and Bryan Marshall star in director David Greene's great adaptation of a noteworthy novel, now available on Blu-ray from Fun City Editions.

Telluride 2021 Review: THE STORY OF LOOKING, How We Watch

Filmmaker Mark Cousins ('The Story of Film: An Odyssey') meditates on what it means to see things in his latest documentary essay.

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.

Review: THE NIGHT HOUSE, Deeply Unsettling Terror

Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg and Vondie Curtis-Hall star in a horror thriller, directed by David Bruckner.

Now Streaming: BLAKE'S 7 Features Rebellion in Space, TIME Passes in Grief and Grim Reality

Two series, new to the BritBox streaming service, consider very different futures.

Now Streaming: MOTHERLAND, Awkward Laughter Rules

Anna Maxwell-Martin, Lucy Punch, Paul Ready, Tanya Moodie and Joanna Lumley star in the British comedy series, now streaming exclusively on Sundance Now.

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.

Now Streaming: INNOCENT, Free, But Not Really

Katherine Kelly, Jamie Bamber and Priyanga Burford star in a compelling murder-mystery series from the UK, now streaming on Sundance Now.

Now Streaming: FLACK, Anna Paquin Spirals in Celebrity Publicity

Anna Paquin, Lydia Wilson, Rebecca Wilson and Sophie Okonedo star in a darkly comic drama, created and written by Oliver Lansley, now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

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.

Now Streaming: TRYING, Parenting Is Such Hard Work

Rafe Spall, Esther Smith and Imelda Staunton star in a bright and funny British series, now streaming on Apple TV+.


The music-documentary series, now streaming on Apple TV+, is vital and energizing.

Review: THE RECKONING, Not Recommended

Charlotte Kirk, Sean Pertwee, and Steven Waddington star in a film directed by Neil Marshall, now streaming on Shudder.

Review: PROFILE, Making New Mythologies and Morality Tales

Director Timur Bekmambetov's mystery-thriller stars Valene Kane, Shazad Latif and Christine Adams.

Review: UNDERGODS Casts a Captivating Spell

Kate Dickie, Ned Dennehy, Geza Rohrig, Burn Gorman and Tanya Reynolds star in director Chino Moya's fantasy thriller.

Review: LIMBO, Gently Absurd, Riotously Funny Refugee Experience

Amir El-Masry, Vikash Bhai and Kwabena Ansah star; Ben Sharrock wrote and directed.

Review: IN THE EARTH, Provocative, Disturbing Horror

Ben Wheatley wrote and directed; Joel Fry, Reece Shearsmith and Hayley Squires star in a horror-thriller that opens in theaters on April 16.

Chinese Crime Thriller SHEEP WITHOUT A SHEPHERD Heading for UK Release

In recent days, we've reported on how the heavy hand of the mainland Chinese government has affected the Hong Kong film industry, notably with the incendiary short doc Do Not Split and the dramatic feature Better Days. Good films from...