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‘Landscape With Invisible Hand’ Review: Tiffany Haddish in a Sci-Fi Comedy That Lacks Bite

Asante Blackk and Tiffany Haddish star in the latest from 'Thoroughbreds' and 'Bad Education' director Cory Finley.

‘Milisuthando’ Review: Poetic Meditations on a Complicated South African History

Filmmaker Milisuthando Bongela reexamines her childhood in apartheid South Africa in a documentary that doubles as a lyrical memoir.

‘Knock at the Cabin’ Review: M. Night Shyamalan Gets Biblical in Tense but Torturous Apocalyptic Thriller

Jonathan Groff and Ben Aldridge star as a couple whose family vacation is interrupted by prophesiers of imminent doom, led by gentle giant Dave Bautista.

‘Mami Wata’ Review: A Nigerian Allegory’s Energizing Experiments in Black and White

C.J. 'Fiery' Obasi's third feature, which won the Sundance World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Prize in Cinematography, weaves the lore of a water deity into a propulsive narrative of village change.

‘After Love’ Review: Joanna Scanlan Shines as a Grieving Widow in a Sensitive Debut Feature

Aleem Khan's British-French drama is taking its North American bow in limited release.

‘Rotting in the Sun’ Review: Sebastián Silva Skewers the Shallow Solipsism of the Queer Artist in Dark Comedy

Playing a version of himself, the Chilean director teams with social media influencer Jordan Firstman on this existential farce about sex, suicide and the creative void.

‘In My Mother’s Skin’ Review: Folk-Horror Feast Evokes ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ in the Best of Ways

Selected for the Midnight section at Sundance, Philippine director Kenneth Dagatan’s feature sold to Amazon Prime before the festival began.

‘Invisible Beauty’ Review: A Trailblazing Model Combats Industry Racism in Thoughtful Doc Self-Portrait

Bethann Hardison teams up with Frédéric Tcheng to direct a documentary chronicling her legendary modeling career and efforts to tackle discrimination in the industry.

‘Run Rabbit Run’ Review: Sarah Snook in a Maternal Horror Flick Whose Shivers Are Only Skin-Deep

The 'Succession' star plays a mother whose relationship with her young daughter takes a turn for the fraught in Daina Reid's film.

‘The Stroll’ Review: A Story of Survival, Sisterhood and Erasure Told by the Trans Women of Color Who Lived It

Co-directors Kristen Lovell and Zackary Drucker trace the history of New York’s Meatpacking District and its overnight gentrification from sex-worker beat to well-heeled hipster precinct.

The Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick the 15 Best Films of Sundance 2023

A deliciously juicy psychological thriller starring Thomasin McKenzie and Anne Hathaway, an Olympian’s stunning directorial debut and a spirited documentary portrait of Little Richard are among faves from the fest.

‘Victim/Suspect’ Review: A Sobering Documentary Exposes the Ways Many Sexual Assault Accusers Are Railroaded

The second feature-length doc from the helmer of ‘Roll Red Roll’ focuses on a journalist’s deep dive into a nationwide travesty of justice.

‘Plan C’ Review: Sensitive Doc Depicts Warriors for a Women’s Right to Choose

Tracy Droz Tragos, who directed 2016's ‘Abortion: Stories Women Tell,’ takes a look at the women running an advisory service for those seeking abortion-drugs.

‘Radical’ Review: Eugenio Derbez Plays an Unorthodox Teacher in a Standard but Appealing Crowd-Pleaser

Christopher Zalla’s uplifting tearjerker is based on the true story of an impassioned educator who turned around the grades of his failing class in just a year.

‘Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project’ Review: A Searching Portrait of the Celebrated Poet

Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson delve into the poet's life in a documentary that teeters between formal experimentation and dutiful portrait.

‘Mutt’ Review: A Young Trans Man Tackles Multiple Crises in a Heartfelt Feature Debut

Lio Mehiel plays a trans man in his mid-20s grappling with complicated family relationships in Vuk Lungulov-Klotz's film.