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Critics’ Picks: Cate Blanchett, Steven Spielberg Films Among the 15 Best of the Fall Festivals

Career highs from Blanchett and Colin Farrell, new docs by Laura Poitras and Werner Herzog, and Spielberg's moving cine-memoir are among THR critics’ 15 favorites from Venice, Telluride and Toronto.

‘Allelujah’ Review: Judi Dench, Jennifer Saunders in Melodramatic Tribute to Britain’s National Health Service

Derek Jacobi and Russell Tovey also appear in the large ensemble cast of Richard Eyre's screen adaptation of the recent Alan Bennett play about the NHS.

‘Carmen’ Review: Melissa Barrera and Paul Mescal in a Bizet Riff With More Passion Than Point

Dancer-choreographer Benjamin Millepied makes his feature directing debut by recasting the famous opera as an experimental fever dream on the U.S.-Mexico border.

‘The Cathedral’ Review: Ricky D’Ambrose’s Artful Restraint Yields a Shattering Family Saga

Brian d’Arcy James and Monica Barbaro star in the writer-director’s second feature as a couple whose story of love and estrangement is viewed through the eyes of their son.

‘Subject 101’ Review: A Murky but Topical Dystopian Thriller

A Syrian refugee tries to get a fresh start in Hamburg but instead finds himself forced into a ghastly experiment in this film premiering at the Oldenburg Film Festival.

‘Murmur’ Review: An Unscary Horror Film for TikTok Attention Spans

Mark Polish directs an augmented-reality slasher pic for the influencer generation.

‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ Review: A Visceral Take on the German Anti-War Classic

Close to a century after Lewis Milestone's Oscar-winning film, Edward Berger offers a German adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque's WWI novel.

‘Butcher’s Crossing’ Review: Nicolas Cage Goes Buffalo Hunting in a Bleak, Listless Western

Cage plays a seasoned buffalo hunter and costar Fred Hechinger a younger cowboy who looks up to him in Gabe Polsky's film.

‘Goodnight Mommy’ Review: Naomi Watts Loses Out in a Horror Remake that Dilutes the Chills

Matt Sobel reworks the 2014 Austrian nerve-shredder about twin brothers convinced the bandaged woman in their home recovering from surgery is not their mother.

‘The Black Guelph’ Review: A Bleakly Compelling Irish Drama of Abuse and Repercussions

Childhood trauma casts a long shadow in John Connors' drama, premiering at the Oldenburg Film Festival.

‘The City’ Review: A Stylish But Empty Tokyo Noir

Japanese ad director Katsuki Kuroyanagi offers a microbudget debut set in the Tokyo underworld, premiering at the Oldenburg Film Festival.

‘Ticket to Paradise’ Review: Julia Roberts and George Clooney Reunite in a Frothy, Flawed Rom-Com

The stars play a long-divorced couple who come together to stop their daughter from getting married in this Bali-set romantic comedy from Ol Parker.