Using magical realism and never taking the expected approach, Georgian director Alexandre Koberidze asks viewers to take more notice of the world around them.
Rather than celebrate intrepid man capturing, and controlling, the magic of “nature,” the film focuses more on how nature watches us.
With The Matrix Resurrections, writer/director Lana Wachowski critically examines how our understanding of gender and identity has changed since the original trilogy.
The newest feature from Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul is a masterpiece of magical realism, and Hyperallergic’s #1 film of 2021.
Beneath the explicit sex and violence of the latest film from Dutch provocateur Paul Verhoeven are thoughtful challenges about gender roles and institutional religion.
This may not be a great film, but its narrative and tonal weaknesses throw into relief just how strong Léa Seydoux is as its thumping heart.
Working for the first time without his brother Ethan, Coen’s film adaptation, featuring Denzel Washington as Macbeth, embraces the text with unusual faithfulness.
Penny Lane’s Listening to Kenny G finds fascinating layers to the cult of the smooth jazz icon.
Director Steven Spielberg, long fixated on absent dads, interrogates this theme and other issues of patriarchy and gender roles in his cinematic take on the classic show.
The only film directed by composer Jóhann Jóhannsson before his death in 2018, Last and First Men is an eerie combination of sci-fi and documentary.
Amidst another tumultuous year for cinema, Hyperallergic’s favorites include an unconventional musical, experimental meditations on solitude, and documentaries about coffee farmers and a forgotten concert.
The filmmaker talks to Hyperallergic about the second season of his HBO show How To with John Wilson and going down every rabbit hole he can find.