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‘Fairyland’ Review: Emilia Jones and Scoot McNairy Negotiate Spiky Father-Daughter Ties in 1970s and ’80s San Francisco

Sexual freedom for gay men gives way to the community’s decimation by the AIDS crisis in photographer Andrew Durham’s heartfelt debut feature, produced by Sofia Coppola.

‘Jamojaya’ Review: Justin Chon’s Father-Son Drama Leans on Its Leads to Overcome Flaws

Indonesian rap star Brian Imanuel plays an up-and-coming musician trying to distance himself from his manager, who is also his dad (Yayu A.W. Unru), in Chon's latest.

‘Maybe I Do’ Review: Diane Keaton and Richard Gere Make Ho-Hum Rom-Com (Barely) Watchable

A cast also including Emma Roberts, Susan Sarandon and William H. Macy star in Michael Jacobs' formulaic film about marriage and relationships.

‘Infinity Pool’ Review: Alexander Skarsgard Gets a Taste of Blood-Drenched Hedonism in Brandon Cronenberg’s Vacation in Hell

Mia Goth also stars in this ultraviolent satire of unchecked privilege at a luxury beach resort on a fictional island where crime yields unique punishment.

‘Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV’ Review: A Comprehensive Profile of a Pioneering Video Artist

Director Amanda Kim’s feature-length portrait of the late Korean American visionary premiered in Sundance’s documentary competition.

‘The Accidental Getaway Driver’ Review: An Unexpected Bond, Portrayed With Tension and Tenderness

An elderly Vietnamese cabdriver (Hiep Tran Nghia) is taken hostage by three men who've escaped from an Orange County prison in director Sing J. Lee's film.

‘Bad Press’ Review: An Eye-Opening Exposé on Democracy and Journalistic Freedom

Directors Rebecca Landsberry-Baker and Joe Peeler chronicle the long fight for a free press on the Muscogee (Creek) Nation reservation in Oklahoma.

‘Past Lives’ Review: Playwright Celine Song Makes a Stunning Move Into Features With This Decades-Spanning Romantic Drama

Greta Lee plays a woman observed at three points in time, with Teo Yoo and John Magaro as the men whose fates are tethered to hers across two continents.

‘My Animal’ Review: Amandla Stenberg in a Moody Queer Werewolf Thriller

The 'Bodies Bodies Bodies' actress and costar Bobbi Salvor Menuez play two crazy small-town kids in love in Jacqueline Castel's feature debut.

‘Beyond Utopia’ Review: An Uneven but Gripping Doc About North Korean Defectors

Madeleine Gavin's film tells deeply personal stories about people attempting to defect from North Korea and a heroic pastor from South Korea making the dangerous escape possible.

‘Fancy Dance’ Review: Lily Gladstone in Native American Filmmaker Erica Tremblay’s First-Rate Feature Debut

Set in northeastern Oklahoma’s Indian Country, the film also features Shea Whigham and newcomer Isabel Deroy-Olson.

‘Fair Play’ Review: Phoebe Dynevor and Alden Ehrenreich Mix the Personal and Professional in an Assured Erotic Thriller

Writer-director Chloe Domont’s debut feature set in the cutthroat world of a New York investment firm sold to Netflix at Sundance for a staggering $20 million.

‘The Starling Girl’ Review: Eliza Scanlen in a Smart Study of a Teenager Torn Between Religion and Desire

The actress plays a 17-year-old evangelical Christian who has an affair with her youth pastor (Lewis Pullman) in Laurel Parmet's feature debut.

‘All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt’ Review: A Southern Woman’s Life Story, Told in Gorgeous Glimpses

The landscape of the rural South informs Raven Jackson's poetic film about a Black family, produced by Barry Jenkins.

‘Theater Camp’ Review: Ben Platt in a High-Spirited Mockumentary for Musical Theater Geeks

Acquired out of Sundance by Searchlight, this Christopher Guest-style mockumentary is an affectionate salute to the outsider kids who find community and shared passion in their love of the stage.

‘Food and Country’ Review: A Dynamic Doc Profiling the Precarious State of America’s Food System

Filmmaker Laura Gabbert partners with celebrated food writer Ruth Reichl to explore the impact of the COVID pandemic on America’s small farmers and independent restaurants.