Director Amy Scott's new documentary about the life and career of singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow is now available on Showtime. Critic Kayla McCulloch has a review:
Chadian writer-director Mahamat-Saleh Haroun's new feature, Lingui, The Sacred Bonds, follows a single mother's efforts to help her 15-year-old daughter obtain an illegal abortion. Critic Andrew Wyatt has a review of the film, which is now available to stream from MUBI:
The new documentary Charlie XCX: Alone Together chronicles the creation of the singer-songwriter's LP How I’m Feeling Now in just six weeks during California's 2020 pandemic lockdown. Critic Kayla McCulloch has a review of the film, which is now streaming on Hulu and available to rent on other platforms:
Our regular contributors at The Lens -- Kayla McCulloch, Joshua Ray, and Andrew Wyatt -- have assembled a list of their favorite films of 2021. No rankings here: Just a curated list of 30 excellent films that made 2021 a standout year for cinema. Adjust your Watchlists accordingly.