Gut check: the latest pair of films from Soi Cheang, a Hong Kong genre master little known in the U.S., demonstrate the sleek blend of existential bleakness and technical wizardry that characterizes his cinema
Home viewing: the director discusses his latest highly personal documentary, his fascination with home movies, and his decision to withdraw his film from last November’s IDFA in protest of the festival’s response to the war in Gaza
Physical graffiti: Yorgos Lanthimos’s Poor Things, starring Emma Stone as a reanimated dead woman, is a ribald, expertly designed, steampunk vision of feminist wish fulfillment—but is it any more than that?
Worlds apart: the Japanese auteur discusses his Cannes Queer Palm–winner Monster, a clever, multiperspectival drama about the inner world of children that adults cannot—often to great detriment—access or comprehend
Seeing is believing: a clinical approach to sound and spacial construction in Jonathan Glazer’s new film, The Zone of Interest, opens up important questions about the ethical implications of aesthetics