“It's a drama of resilient women, thoughtless men and crushingly unrealized dreams, told with supple grace, deep feeling and an empathy that extends in every direction.“ Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times. Rio de Janeiro, 1950. Two inseparable sisters living at home with their conservative parents are separated by their father and forced to live apart. They take control of their individual destinies, while never giving up hope of finding each other.
“What Kovgan's utterly transporting film does, through a thoughtful and dynamic combination of curated material and new performances, is radiate the rapturous power of dance." Sheri Linden, Hollywood Reporter.
“It's an ugly story shrewdly told, with a sense of humor and also a deeper feeling for history.” Manohla Dargis, New York Times. Centered on the indomitable character of Imelda Marcos, The Kingmaker examines, with intimate access, the Marcos family's improbable return to power in the Philippines. The film explores the disturbing legacy of the Marcos regime and chronicles Imelda's present-day push to help her son, Bongbong, win the vice presidency.
“Intriguing from first minute to last.” Frank Scheck, Hollywood Reporter. This is a mystery in the form of a time capsule. It's about a radical Communist activist who became a fabulously wealthy recluse archivist. Her work was crazy, but it was also genius, and she would pay a profound price for dedicating her life to this visionary and maddening project.
“The artistic evolution [director Trey Edward] Shults is undergoing makes him as exciting as anyone at work - he's as sharp as the young Darren Aronofsky, and his heart is only growing larger.” Joshua Rothkopf, Time Out. Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, Waves traces the epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family - led by a well-intentioned but domineering father - as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.
“It's riveting drama, always existing as a personal, meta piece for a man openly and artistically dealing with his past.” Brian Tallerico, RogerEbert.com. From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, award-winning filmmaker Alma Har'el brings to life a young actor's stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father through cinema and dreams.
December 1897, Paris. Edmond Rostand is not yet thirty but already has two children and too much anxiety. He has not written anything for two years. Ignoring the whims of actresses, the demands of his producers, the jealousy of his wife, the stories of his best friend's broken heart and the lack of enthusiasm of all those around him, Edmond must focus and put pen to paper. For now, he only has the title: "Cyrano de Bergerac".
“Imagine a high-wire act where the acrobat suddenly leaps to a higher wire, then to another that's higher still. It's the best way I can think of to describe the giddy thrill of watching Parasite, a masterpiece of serial surprises.” Joe Morgenstern; The Wall Street Journal.