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Sheri Linden

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‘Downtown Owl’ Review: Lily Rabe Is the Radiant Hot-Mess Center of an Affecting Small-Town Tragicomedy

Offscreen partners Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater share directing duties on an adaptation of Chuck Klosterman’s North Dakota-set novel.

‘The Buriti Flower’ Review: Indigenous History Unfolds in a Striking Mix of Nonfiction and Drama

Filmmakers João Salaviza and Renée Nader Messora collaborated with villagers in Brazil for their hybrid feature.

The Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 20 Best Films of Cannes 2023

Favorites included Scorsese’s wrenching true-crime epic, two riveting French courtroom dramas, a chilling Holocaust film like no other, a handcrafted Moroccan documentary, and the latest from veteran auteurs Aki Kaurismaki, Wim Wenders and Victor Erice.

‘Terrestrial Verses’ Review: Iranian Drama Employs Bracing Inventiveness to Question Authority

Using formally composed vignettes, writer-directors Ali Asgari and Alireza Khatami zero in on face-to-face encounters with the oppressive machinery of authoritarianism.

‘The Book of Solutions’ Review: Michel Gondry’s Comic Portrait of a Filmmaker in Crisis Veers Between Sure-Footed and Stumbling

The writer-director’s first feature in eight years, a comedy set in his native France, centers on a writer-director struggling to complete a feature.

‘Occupied City’ Review: Steve McQueen Breaks With Doc Convention in a Provocative Look at Amsterdam During World War II

Working from a book by his wife, Dutch filmmaker Bianca Stigter, the '12 Years a Slave' helmer explores his adopted city in the ’40s and today.

‘Book Club: The Next Chapter’ Review: Diane Keaton and Jane Fonda in an Affectionate But Strained Romp

The sequel to the 2018 hit comedy reunites the two stars with Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen on a bachelorette trip to Italy.

‘Twilight’ Review: Restored Hungarian Crime Drama Casts a Disquieting Spell

Based on the same material that Sean Penn would later use for ‘The Pledge,’ the 1990 film is receiving its first U.S. release.

‘Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman’ Review: A Resonant Dreamscape of Aftershocks

Pierre Földes’ animated feature interweaves six stories by the celebrated Japanese writer Haruki Murakami.

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 50 Best Films of the 21st Century (So Far)

Over the course of a few months, several Zoom meetings, and countless emails, six THR film critics came together to hash out, and rank, what they consider the greatest films since 2000.

Breaking Down the List: Facts and Figures About THR Critics’ 50 Best Films of the 21st Century (So Far)

From the number of best picture winners to make the cut to the films it broke our hearts not to include, here are some stats and specifics about the list.

‘Hummingbirds’ Review: Border-Town Besties’ Inspired Self-Portrait

In a collaborative effort with experienced filmmakers, two first-time documentarians turn the cameras on their friendship, creativity and activism.