John David Washington stars as an unnamed, uncreased C.I.A. agent in a spectacle full of scenes running backward and forward.
The film nods to earlier notables of animation: the hallucinatory palette of “Yellow Submarine” and the rich visual storytelling of “Fantasia.”
With his third feature as director, RZA, who first rose to fame with Wu-Tang Clan, comes into his own as a filmmaker.
Taghi Amirani’s documentary is an obsessively detailed dive into the 1953 ouster of Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh of Iran.
Paulo Rocha’s 1966 triumph is set in a Portuguese fishing village, where residents live hand-to-mouth.