Sophia Takal’s Always Shine opens with one of the best sequences of the year.
Rogue One resists the mythic fairytale storytelling of its forebears while needing that same myth to justify its existence.
A consistently excellent show celebrates one of its strongest seasons by exploiting the diverse storytelling enabled by rich world-building.
Good thing The Wait has some serious formal heft, or the whole exercise would be intolerable.
Mustang’s sisters are confined, but this is a story of their resistance as much as it is a story of their imprisonment.
This disturbing documentary details the ordeal facing asylum seekers who arrive on our shores, people fleeing persecution, violence and death only to face a politer brand of such injustices in “offshore detention.”
Moana wraps a Polynesian folk tale around a charming children’s film, populated with animal sidekicks and musical numbers. When these two threads are woven together well, the film sings like Disney’s best.