Piercing insights into the minds of murderers, and then astonishing generosity from those left behind. Deeply despairing, then restores a bit of hope.
Real-life historical drama about a woman artist ignores her work and focuses instead on a tediously tragic romantic triangle.
Is she a virgin, or a whore? Surprise, she’s both! This French drama about a teenager is infuriating in its reductive stereotypes.
A fantastic introduction to original riot grrrl Kathleen Hanna and her groundbreaking work in music, feminism, and all-around kickass awesomeness.
Two compelling documentaries about famed competitive cyclists and the corrupted sport that chewed them up.
It’s banned in China for its savage criticism of that nation’s economic and social policies. But its horrors look awfully familiar to us in the West, too.
Gentle dramedy about a massage therapist who suddenly can’t stand to touch anyone… and about how we all need more care and attention than we get.
This documentary portrait of abortion doctors in America looks at those who do important, compassionate work, but isn’t as engaging as it should be.
Powerful Japanese film about children switched at birth who challenge the love and hope of their rediscovered parents. Beautiful and heartbreaking.
Whatever the technical intrigue of a film shot guerilla-style at Disney World, the would-be surreal midlife crisis that ended up onscreen doesn’t work… at all.