“Saint Maud” is brimming with enough supernatural scares and body horror to satisfy genre fans, and at the same time there are enough heady questions and psychological horror to thrill the rest.
In a world where female sexuality is so often associated with guilt and shame, “Yes, God, Yes” provides a refreshing take on the pleasure it can bring.
Kelly Reichardt’s “First Cow” uses a simple story and deliberate pacing to create an endearing story of friendship and adventure.
There’s certainly artistic value to be found in pushing boundaries with disturbing content, but the more disgusting something is, the better the overall film must be in order for the subject matter to feel justified. In “Swallow,” that’s never accomplished.
“The Peanut Butter Falcon” is quickly becoming one of the year’s sweetest, and best, films yet.