She Dies Tomorrow marries the avant-garde with slice of life, jumping from death throes to conversations about dolphin sex over full glasses of red wine.
Becoming the Song charts Denise Ho’s political awakening, her transformation from Cantopop icon to human rights activist amid the backdrop of an increasingly turbulent Hong Kong.
Proud excels when it makes the political personal, utilizing its characters as affecting markers for changing minds and hearts.
It is an apt time to honor these pioneers: to recognize that we are here, and have always been here, making compelling art from under the shadow of oppression.
The cowboy is an iconic figure of the American mythos. Man and horse conquer the prairie, two beings, utterly free and united against the world. Chloé Zhao turns her attention to this quintessential figure in The Rider, spooling apart the intricacies of the masculinity beneath with tender care.
Richard Bates Jr. turns his lens to the generational gap in Tone-Deaf, which had its East Coast premiere at Boston Underground Film Festival in March and hits cinemas this August.
For a movie about porn, Mope isn’t even hot.
Lucas Heyne’s debut film, which had its East Coast premiere at Boston Underground Film Festival, is a twisted, intimate affair, stuffed full of warped minds and abused bodies. Based on the real-life murder of an aspiring porn star, it makes for a tough watch, reflecting the de-humanising reality of the adult film industry.
It's time for this broadcast to get with the times.
'Black Mirror' ruminates on the concept of free will in its most ambitious installment yet -- while putting its protagonist through the wringer.