One of the big shocks of 2013: the Mary Poppins origin story is unspeakably lovely.
By David Jenkins
One of the year's most extraordinary films is an experimental documentary about North Sea fishing.
Abdellatif Kechiche’s passionate lesbian love story is a screen romance that's built for the long-haul.
By Sophie Monks Kaufman
A hostile take-over by mechanical overlords is channeled into an early-'80s Austin chess tournament.
Lee Daniels comes good with this rich and politically subversive tale of a long-serving White House butler.
By Ashley Clark
Robert Stone's fascinating documentary makes a convincing case for a nuclear future.
A barnstorming performance from Brie Larson is the reason to see this bittersweet drama of damaged teens.
By Adam Woodward
This burnished gem from Chile is a rich and poetic character study of a woman on the look out for love.