Mahershala Ali: There's not a single weak link performance-wise in Barry Jenkins' extraordinary chronicle of a young man.
Krisha Fairchild: Not everyone would help out their filmmaker nephew by playing an absolute terror of a family relative.
Kate Beckinsale: Whit Stillman's breezy, bubbly adaptation of Jane Austen's epistolary novel Lady Susan is full of wonderful.
Sonia Braga: The Grande Dame of Brazilian cinema returns, complete with the fire-and-brimstone performance.
Casey Affleck: We leave the wounded, wound-down handyman of Kenneth Lonergan's American tragedy in the same place.
Garrett Hedlund: Another one from the who-would-have-thought? dept.: Ang Lee's big-screen blowout of a bestseller.
Kathyrn Hahn: Say what you will about this surprising hit in which suburban mothers stop trying to meet impossible.