The Tale of The Princess Kaguya
Studio Ghibli’s Isao Takahata (Grave of the Fireflies) transforms an ancient Japanese folktale into a dazzling animated fantasy.
Tu dors Nicole
A critical and word-of-mouth hit at Cannes, the third feature from Quebec’s Stéphane Lafleur brings the director’s trademark absurdist sensibility to the tale of a recent university grad lounging in dreamy, directionless ennui during a long hot summer in her small hometown.
Listen Up Philip
An obnoxious, thirtysomething New York novelist (Jason Schwartzman) reaches a crisis point on the brink of his new book's publication, in this idiosyncratic comedy from writer-director Alex Ross Perry (The Color Wheel).
Maps to the Stars
Julianne Moore, John Cusack, Mia Wasikowska and Robert Pattinson star in this acidulous vision of Tinseltown from Canadian master David Cronenberg.
An impulsive decision in a moment of crisis drives a wedge between a husband and wife, in this gripping moral drama from provocative director Ruben Östlund (Play) that became a word-of-mouth sensation at this year’s Cannes.
2001: A Space Odyssey
One of the most revered films of all time, Stanley Kubrick's science-fiction masterpiece about a doomed intergalactic mission is still "the ultimate trip."
Jesse Moss' essential documentary chronicles a North Dakotan pastor's battle to continue a shelter program for impoverished oil-field workers in the face of his town's opposition.
Laura Poitras' thrilling documentary captures the clandestine Hong Kong hotel-room meetings between NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and the journalists who helped bring his startling revelations to the world's attention.