Xpress critics look back on the year in film.
If 2020 has put you in the mood for a flaming, violent end-of-the-world action movie, the absurd, modestly competent Greenland is here for you.
Soul conjures music, faith, eternity, race and more, and so does the Pixar movie that bears that title, a film of eye-popping artistry and great storytelling.
This slim documentary on Dolly Parton's Imagination Library will immerse you in untarnished goodness for an hour or so.
This harrowing documentary captures the chaos in the hospitals of Wuhan, China, during its 76-day lockdown to stifle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Filmed in Wilmington, Alan Ball's '70s-set coming-out drama/comedy is brimming with humanity.
The Asheville Movie Guys discuss Ron Howard’s adaptation of J.D. Vance’s best-selling memoir.
This documentary about a surgeon specializing in gender-affirming procedures is remarkable in part because everything about it is so evidently ordinary.
Henry Golding stars in this Vietnam-set drama that's too vague for its own good.
The latest from Irish animation artist Tomm Moore is visually sumptuous and relates a captivating, original myth.
A mild comedy about a toxic friendship, The Climb is an audacious feature film debut by Michael Angelo Covino, its star, director and co-writer.
This four-hour-plus doc about Boston city government is like being stuck in an endless Zoom meeting you wish you hadn't been invited to.
It's an upbeat immigrant success story with sprinkles and cream — and even a late twist.
Edwin Arnaudin and Bruce Steele discuss Woody Allen's latest romantic comedy.
This beautifully made film will be recognizable to any adult child coming to understand the full humanity of his or her own mother.
It's not a laugh-out-loud comedy but an affable fable about three Italian retirees determined to find a new home abroad.
New documentaries about arts patron and social activist Agnes Gund and the legal battle to stop forced sterilizations of incarcerated women intersect at a vital point of empathy.
This inspiring documentary on grassroots movement Rock Against Racism depicts a frightening chapter in British history.
Jack London's 1909 semiautobiographical novel translates moderately well to post-World War II Italy.
The cast from the 2018 Broadway production of the groundbreaking 1968 play reunite for this superb Netflix film.
This entertaining documentary on the talented trumpeter suffers from a guiding structure.