Hitting the ground running and never pausing for breath, the riveting and riotous 11 Minutes is a triumph for writer/director Jerzy Skolimowski.
Though brandishing plenty of wit and insight, Tsai Ming-Liang's confessional Afternoon will be more accessible and be of more interest to his fans above anyone else.
It wears its influences on its sleeve, but El Clan is still an effective mob thriller, historically inflected and full of familial strife.
Don't let the (impressive) animation fool you: Anomalisa is a mature and profoundly moving ode to human connection.
Luca Guadagnino's melodrama benefits from genuine intelligence in the direction and script, a pleasantly relaxed pace and a Ralph Fiennes performance like you've never seen before.
Though not the rounded portrait it claims to be, De Palma is an entertaining and pleasantly rambling chat with the director.