Set in a fantasy Japan, Mr. Anderson’s new movie tells a heroic story of abandoned dogs, voiced by Bill Murray, Liev Schreiber and others.
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This dreary, inept reboot stars a badly misused Alicia Vikander in the Angelina Jolie role.
In this lucid documentary, the veteran filmmaker Raymond Depardon explores French law and the care of psychiatric patients.
In this misfire, two teenage ciphers watch old movies, plot a crime and peer into the heart of murkiness.
Armando Iannucci’s movie is a very funny comedy about life, death and totalitarianism, and it features a superb Steve Buscemi as Khrushchev.
Jennifer Lawrence stars as a Russian ballerina who becomes an intelligence operative in a lurid, bloody, slickly entertaining thriller.
The writer-director Atsuko Hirayanagi traces the ordinary absurdities of one woman’s life in this against-the-odds charmer.
In the new movie from Alex Garland (“Ex Machina”), Natalie Portman plays a biologist who tries to unlock the mysteries of an extraterrestrial whatsit.
A brother and sister live alone in an eerie ruin that Miss Havisham (and real-estate flippers) would love.
Sally Potter directs a very fine cast in a would-be comedy about a calamitously bad evening.