A perfect cast and a breezy tone, intermingling with moments of horror and danger, characterise Afire, a more low-key effort from Christian Petzold.
The explicitly German section of the Berlinale, Perspektive Deutsches Kino is a fascinating example of film festival soft power diplomacy.
Hong Sangsoo innovates with new techniques to create his best film since On The Beach at Night Alone with In Water — a tremendous ode to the magic of art.
A handful of forum films, including new works by James Benning and Claire Simon, probe the ways history, ever contested, is inscribed onto the future.
A bleak, arthouse cinema take on the classic Pixar formula, this tale of humanity’s last gasp shows you don’t need hundreds of millions to make a great sci-fi.