A National Geographic documentary, directed by Ron Howard, looks at a California town’s return to life in the aftermath of a devastating fire.
Gemma Arterton stars in a debut feature about a lonely writer in rural England who takes in a foster child during World War II.
Amazon’s Marie Curie biopic is a thoroughly modern and overambitious portrait of a brilliant mind.
Services like the Criterion Channel and MUBI give viewers the chance to discover cinematic treasures.
This documentary by Leslye Davis and Catrin Einhorn tells the harrowing story of a former platoon sergeant’s struggle to recover after being wounded in Afghanistan.
Václav Marhoul’s screen version of the 1965 Jerzy Kosiński novel follows a young boy wandering the wreckage of Eastern Europe at the close of World War II.
The Japan Society’s wide-ranging Japan Cuts festival presents 42 contemporary and classic Japanese films, all available for viewing online.
Tom Hanks plays a U.S. Navy destroyer captain braving U-boats and stormy seas.
Dementia is only the starting point for an intriguing horror flick from Australia.
Charlize Theron plays an immortal warrior in Gina Prince-Bythewood’s summer-blockbuster-flavored Netflix film.
Catherine Deneuve is an aging movie star whose memoir reshapes reality in Hirokazu Kore-eda’s French-language feature.
Jon Stewart’s comedy, starring Steve Carell, takes on political consultants and elections swamped by money.
A troubled violin teacher pushes her pupil to the breaking point in a feature by Ina Weisse that stars Nina Hoss.
A girl battling cancer brings home a troubled 20-something in Shannon Murphy’s debut feature.
A man becomes obsessed with Scrabble in the hope of locating his son who disappeared.
Spike Lee’s latest follows a group of vets who return to Vietnam in search of a fallen comrade’s remains and treasure.
Pete Davidson stars in a semiautobiographical comedy, directed by Judd Apatow, about a lost young man whose firefighter father died in the line of duty.
‘Their Finest Hour’ collects five vintage, understated World War II movies that range from speculative history to documentary realism.
Elisabeth Moss stars as Shirley Jackson in a free-form, fictional look at the famed author’s personal and professional struggles.
Mirrah Foulkes’s self-enchanted debut feature flips the script on a traditional puppet act.