Xpress critics look back on the year in film.
This documentary dispels myths about stem cell research while profiling doctors and individuals who've benefited from the science.
Melissa McCarthy's streak of making bad "comedies" with her husband Ben Falcone continues.
Miranda July's brilliantly quirky look at a family of grifters is more accessible than her previous films.
Julie Taymor's imaginative Gloria Steinem biopic is an inspirational and uplifting experience.
A redundant but still beneficial exploration of women's particular struggles in politics.
Despite a strong performance by Rosamund Pike, this Marie Curie biopic fails to offer more than basic insights on the remarkable scientist.
A philosophical and sociological quagmire about a young woman who agrees to carry a baby for married gay friends.
The self-explanatory program is a way to travel to distant lands during a time when many are stuck at home.
One man takes a tragic stand against a chemical company in this powerful documentary.
The multilingual crime thriller offers rich rewards for viewers willing to be challenged.
Over 40 years after The Last Waltz, Robbie Robertson seemingly gets the last word on The Band's history and eventual unraveling in this music doc.
The fairly standard GNO comedy is worth a watch for some lighthearted laugh therapy.
Asheville-based filmmaker Erin Derham’s taxidermy documentary is informative and entertaining but wide-ranging to a fault.
The powerful documentary about a medical professional in the ongoing Syrian Civil War is a must-see.
This dramatization of the 1925 serum run to Nome is bound to leave theatergoers underwhelmed.
A dysfunctional NYC-set family dramedy a la Woody Allen and Noah Baumbach, but without the male directorial gaze.
The powerful documentary about China's one-child policy is an important exposé of a traumatic human rights violation.
Other than realistic animal effects and a fun new Timon and Pumbaa, the CGI update of the Disney animated classic is familiar to a fault.
Funny, gorgeous to behold and ripe with existential themes, Pixar's latest charmer also gives us the gift of Forky.
Documentarians Molly and John Chester chronicle their romantic, hopeful and heartbreaking journey to maintain a biodiverse farm.