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"If somebody likes the gore, then maybe they'll watch it enough [to] get all the references. Next thing you know, you're understanding your fellow Native better. You're understanding the culture that much more — and truly reconciling."

Recent reviews

The latest from Canadian documentary filmmaker Nisha Pahuja (The World Before Her) is a harrowing, courageous, and universally resonant look at an Indian family’s arduous quest for justice after a teenage girl is brutally assaulted.

Content advisory: themes and discussion of sexual violence and child abuse; mature themes; may be very disturbing for some viewers

To Kill A Tiger is harrowing. It is also courageous and, by its stunning finale, galvanizing. With compassion and rigour, documentarian Nisha Pahuja (The World…

For the two teenage brothers in Aziz Zoromba’s compelling and nuanced drama, the usual rivalries and jealousies that exist between siblings take a dangerous turn that may seriously impact the future of their family.

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Director Lindsay MacKay’s smartly observed follow-up to Wet Bum explores issues of love, forgiveness, and self-recrimination as a newly married woman discovers that love can happen regardless of circumstance, invariably complicating what should be straightforward.

A film about love, forgiveness, and self-recrimination, Lindsay MacKay’s beguiling The Swearing Jar follows would-be singer-songwriter Carey (Adelaide Clemens), who is reluctantly falling for Owen (Douglas Smith), a clerk at the local bookstore. The rub is that she’s still deeply in love with her husband,…

Germany’s invasion of Norway during World War II turns two lifelong friends into refugees at sea, effectively conscripted into the Allied effort, in director Gunnar Vikene’s powerful condemnation of war.

The destructive, far-reaching consequences of war are on terrifying display in Gunnar Vikene’s powerful epic War Sailor. When Germany invades Norway in April 1940, life-long best friends Freddy (Kristoffer Joner; The Wave, All That Matters is Past) and Kvalen (Pål Sverre Hagen, from last year’s The Middle Man and the…

Liked reviews

This is the best film I have seen in years and makes any other previous film I’ve rated 5 stars now a 4 star film. Wow.

I loved the director's previous film, "Border" so I had high expectations for this one, and I loved it as well.
It is a riveting crime thriller that had me on the edge of my seat, from the excellent opening sequence, which is one of my favorites of the year, to the extremely disturbing and haunting final scene.
It is overall a very dark story that gets graphic and hard to watch at times, but it is perfectly paced and…

Holy Spider

Holy Spider

★★★★★

Half Iranian Zodiac, (but one where the plucky journalist has to contend with almost being raped by the leading officer), half Portrait of a Serial Killer, where our Henry is a loving family man who has an entire neighborhood backing him up. 

A deeply disturbing and unflinching look at the violence perpetrated against sex workers and other vulnerable people by those in power, and those with power. A haunting musical score by Martin Durkov accompanies the film, and the two…

Woah, such an insanely important and needed film. Surreal experience finally seeing this film on the big screen and Zahra killed it. The cinematography was unmatched with its beautiful and unique shots. Q&A with lead actress Zahra moderated by Ana Lily Amirpour, director of A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night.