culture

Properly British: Armando Iannucci’s ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’

A multicultural vision underscores the acclaimed British satirist’s endearing Dickensian romp

Alliance Française French Film Festival 2020

This year’s showcase of French cinema features combustible social realism, unmissable zombie-teen drama, an unofficial tribute to the iconic Catherine Deneuve, and more

‘Dark Waters’ runs deep

Mark Ruffalo is at his understated best in Todd Haynes’ take on this real-life environmental legal drama

Everything new is old again: The 2020 Berlin Film Festival

Even with a new artistic director, this year’s Berlinale failed to inspire

They came, they saw: Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov’s ‘Honeyland’

A breathtaking North Macedonian film about Europe’s last female keeper of wild bees exists compellingly at the intersection of documentary and fiction

Think less, feel more: ‘Honey Boy’

Shia LaBeouf’s disarming autobiographical film-as-therapy dissolves the line between cheap image reparation and authentic mea culpa

A nightmare at sea: ‘The Lighthouse’

Robert Eggers’ manic two-hander treads a fine line between artisanal delirium and cheerful base instinct

Enter Sandman: ‘Uncut Gems’

Adam Sandler does what he does best in the Safdie brothers’ cosmic indie thriller

Kills, frills and Kelly aches: Justin Kurzel’s ‘True History of the Kelly Gang’

The Australian director brings a welcome sense of style to the unusually malleable story

Hirokazu Kore-eda’s ‘The Truth’

The Palme D’Or winner on working with the iconic Catherine Deneuve in his first film set outside Japan

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