It's starting to feel a lot like ... winter. With lower evening temps driving you inside, you might as well cozy up in a local theater with a good film, right? No worries! Up To Date's indie, foreign and documentary Film Critics are here to help you pick the best flicks to keep you company while you stay warm this weekend.
- This film focuses on the early expeditions of Jane Goodall, a young English woman who would challenge the research of biologists at the time through her extensive in-the-wild observations of chimpanzees.
Loving Vincent, PG-13
- A creative interpretation of the life and allegedly mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh, depicted in more than 65,000 oil-painted animations that mirror the artist's own style.
The Florida Project, R
- Featuring two breakout stars alongside award-winning familiar faces, this film looks at the wonderment of childhood alongside the less magical parts a parent undertakes.
Bitch, Not rated
- If this allegorical film weren't so bizarre, Jason Ritter would be getting Oscar buzz for his portrayal of a workaholic husband and father of four who has to step it up when his wife psychotically regresses into a dog state.
The Killing of a Sacred Deer, R
- Director Yorgos Lanthimos' follow-up to The Lobster plays out an eye-for-an-eye confrontation between a heart surgeon, played by Colin Farrell, and the teenage boy whose father died on the operating table.
- This documentary about Jane Goodall's first foray into the African jungles to study chimpanzees is composed from 100 hours of footage that's never been seen before.