Lift, the debut feature film from director Conor Armstrong Sanfey, is a bare-bones, taut drama with enough edginess and emotional impact to endorse it.
Little Women
Greta Gerwig’s adaption of Little Women respects Alcott’s novel but also challenges it through its structural reimagining and metatextuality. The resulting film confirms Gerwig as one of the most exciting directors working today while Ronan and Pugh deliver two of the year’s best performances.