Reading Time: 4 minutes Hot Docs 2022 reviews of three excellent and bold documentaries: ‘Eternal Spring’, ‘Sam Now,’ and ‘Silent Beauty’.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The Perfect Family brings together two families, one rich and posh, and another they would never dream of their son marrying into
Reading Time: 3 minutes A Blumhouse true crime film, Our Father, is directed by Lucie Jourdan and chronicles the disturbing discovery about a fertility doctor.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Operation Mincemeat retells the extraordinary real life event that saw British intelligence attempt to deceive Hitler and the Germans.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A slow-burning force of nature, The Innocents from IFC Midnight and Eskil Vogt shocks and unsettles without heavy reliance on gore.
Reading Time: 3 minutes ‘Just Animals’ is a raw and intimate psychological portrait of animal activism as well as a powerful reminder of the importance of animal life.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Alex Garland’s Men isn’t extremely cerebral, but it does use genre trappings that evolve into an unnerving look at gendered violence.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Fazila Amiri’s excellent ‘And Still I Sing’ follows three Afgan singers using their voices to fight for women’s rights before the Taliban’s return to power.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Takedown follows the exploit of two ex-police partners who are forced together to solve a murder in a small city outside of Paris
Reading Time: 3 minutes 40 Years Young is about Cesár’s midlife crises as his wife’s secret boyfriend is released from prison, his son isn’t actually his, and his mother dies