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The Unknown Girl (La fille inconnue)

Shot in bleached-out blues and greys in an overcast, sombre landscape that never seems to lighten, the tone is melancholy, low key yet also as suspenseful and compelling as a whodunnit.

Alexa Dalby, Dog and Wolf

Toni Erdmann

Toni Erdmann, though a slow-burn, is ultimately insightful with a few farcical laugh-out-loud moments.

Alexa Dalby, Dog and Wolf


Lowe has created a uniquely quirky filmmaking niche and it's a film that could only have been made with a woman's sensibility with its underlying theme of the fear that expecting a baby means that there's been a "hostile takeover" of her body.

Alexa Dalby, Dog and Wolf


Time Regained

Raúl Ruiz's ambitious film looks and sounds resplendent on Kimstim's Blu-ray, highlighting the intricate art direction, cinematography, and sound mixing that make the film one of boldest literary adaptations ever made.

Jake Cole, Slant Magazine

The Last Movie

Arbelos offers a landmark restoration of a raw, self-devouring work of auto-critical cinema that was decades ahead of its time. More

Chuck Bowen, Slant Magazine

Instant Family

The sentiment is sincere and the message is refreshingly earnest. Instant Family touches your funny bone as well as your heart.

Lisa Johnson Mandell,