Miao Wang’s documentary explores an increasingly common cultural exchange between the United States and China.
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Eddie Marsan and Rosamund Pike are among the stars of this new drama about a 1976 terrorist attack and rescue.
Ava DuVernay’s faithful adaptation of the children’s science-fiction classic is generous and encouraging.
Stanley Tucci plays a professor tempted by a student’s writing in this adaptation of Francine Prose’s novel “Blue Angel.”
A filmmaker investigates a racial murder committed by his great-grandfather in Jim Crow-era Alabama. It’s an intensely, painfully personal project.
Raoul Peck’s new film is a buddy movie about the founders of Communism.
Even if he wanted to, he can’t unwatch his movies, our critic writes. The relationship between filmmaker and viewer is as complicated as the one between art and artist.
João Moreira Salles’s ruminative documentary essay features footage from the era along with personal voice-over narration.
A charming children’s entertainment with hints of Miyazaki and “Harry Potter.”
Maysaloun Hamoud’s debut feature is a timely, warm and energetic celebration of friendship.