Gaav inspires reflection on widely held, and poorly judged, ideas of what it is to be and appear and behave 'human'
Paying attention to words thoughtfully chosen for the intertitles, and observing the actors' purposefully exaggerated moods, is really a high form of meditation
In this screen fantasy, as also in life, the strange new circumstances put human nature to the test
In plots that are otherwise skilfully immersive, Larrain always leaves in some extraneous, even contrived, sequences that make you come up for air
Starting in the late 1960s, Turkey produced a number of low-budget, high-octane superhero and adventure movies
Beyond the workers' labour, these films ventured to underline their personhood - their ideas, habits, sexual appetites, fears, and capacity for feeling
Kopitiam, Malaysia's first English sitcom from 1998, became available on Netflix not long ago.
McEnany and Bamford, slowed by bad periods, have earned their big moments
A surreal happy ending and a final tragic one coexist in The Shop on the High Street, which benefits from intellectual honesty and thoughtfully edited frames
Over the years, one has learnt to expect very little from the Academy Awards but Atlantics was robbed of a place in the nominations this year
His indictments, variously of capitalism and of establishments, are clear as daylight
The restoration itself is a reminder of the magic of colours and countries coming together
Hindi cinema's excesses have occasionally given succour to Afghans
The show is deeply rooted in black culture, having been written and acted by an all-female, all-black cast, and is laugh-out-loud funny even to those outside it
The result of young Muslim creators taking charge of their stories has been fresh and optimistic, a welcome departure from the lazy demonising or fetishising of the past.