Evan Jackson Leong's first dramatic feature explores the underbelly of human trafficking.
The push for reform within the criminal justice system is often discussed from an inner-city perspective in the media. What is not mentioned is that misuse of power in policing and the courts has a great impact on those in rural communities as well. Returning to his hometown of Grayling, Michigan, director Angelo Madsen Minax […]
From filmmaker Ritwik Pareek comes Dug Dug, a film which observes how blind faith can be spawned out of the most unlikely of places.
In a time when racism and policing is under a larger microscope, Attica is one the year’s must-see films.
Egan’s film makes one reflect on how rituals can be used to both provide solace and maintain longstanding falsehoods.
Unlike some other films inspired by children's TV series, PAW PATROL: THE MOVIE won't have parents questioning their life choices.
Naked Singularity may wear the robe of a heist film with a message, but its collection of half-formed ideas shows just how bare it is underneath.
Jesse Dvorak’s coming-of-age fable Baby, Don’t Cry explores those who exist on the margins of society. Read the review from Fantasia 2021.
While not a deep exploration of Filipino life, Hayop Ka! The Nimfa Dimaano Story is enjoyable if you're in the mood for something silly.
That Shelf's Senior Critic Victor Stiff discusses how writing about pop culture helped him maintain his mental health throughout 2020.