New York City 2022 Commercial Releases

(Films seen by yours truly are in blue. Films walked out of by yours truly—always at 1/3 of the total running time—are in red. Films yours truly is currently on the fence about possibly seeing, or is definitely planning to see, or has been assigned to review in the near future, are in green. Films yours truly has sampled at least the first 10 minutes of are indicated by a + sign following the director's name.)


Week of 1 Jul

Accepted (Dan Chen)
The Art of Making It (Kelcey Edwards)
Clara Sola (Nathalie Álvarez Mesén)
The Forgiven (John Michael McDonagh)
Fourth of July (Louis C.K.)
Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song (Dan Geller & Dayna Goldfine)
Hot Seat (James Cullen Bressack)
Kira & El Gin (Marwan Hamed)
Minions: The Rise of Gru (Kyle Balda)
Mr. Malcolm's List (Emma Holly Jones)
Ode to the Spring (various)
Om: The Battle Within (Kapil Verma)
Pacerville (Nick Leisure)
Persuasion (Carrie Cracknell)
Rocketry: The Nambi Effect (R. Madhavan)
Rubikon (Leni Lauritsch)
Sniper: The White Raven (Marian Bushan)


Week of 24 Jun

Apples (Christos Nikou)
Beauty (Andrew Dosunmu)
Beba (Rebeca Huntt)
The Black Phone (Scott Derrickson)
Elvis (Baz Luhrmann)
Flux Gourmet (Peter Strickland)
The Human Trial (Lisa Hepner & Guy Mossman)
Jugjugg Jeeyo (Raj Mehta)
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On (Dean Fleischer-Camp)
Murder at Yellowstone City (Richard Gray)
Olga (Elie Grappe)
The Sea Beast (Chris Williams)
Shaan (M Raahim)
Vedette (Claudine Bories & Patrice Chagnard)
We (Alice Diop)


Week of 17 Jun

Bitterbrush (Emelie Mahdavian)
Blowback (Tibor Takács)
Brian and Charles (Jim Archer)
Cha Cha Real Smooth (Cooper Raiff)
First Love (A.J. Edwards)
Leave No Trace (Irene Taylor)
Lightyear (Angus MacLane)
The Lost Girls (Livia De Paolis)
A Man of Integrity (Mohammad Rasoulof) [2017]
Mid-Century (Sonja O'Hara)
Nikamma (Sabbir Khan)
Official Competition (Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn)
Poser (Ori Segev & Noah Dixon)
Shakedown (Leilah Weinraub) [2018]
Stay Prayed Up (D.L. Anderson & Matthew Durning)
The Story Won't Die (David Henry Gerson)
Veetla Vishesham (RJ Balaji & NJ Saravanan)
The Witch Part 2. The Other One (Park Hoon-jung)


Week of 10 Jun

Ante...Sundharaniki! (Vivek Athreya)
Block Party (Dawn Wilkinson)
Janhit Mein Jaari (Jai Basantu Singh)
Jurassic World Dominion (Colin Trevorrow)
Lost Illusions (Xavier Giannoli)
Mad God (Phil Tippett)+
1982 (Oualid Mouaness) [2019]
The Score (Malachi Smyth)
Tahara (Olivia Peace)
Tey (Alain Gomis) [2012]
The Walk (Daniel Adams)
Wyrm (Christopher Winterbauer) [2019]


Week of 3 Jun

Atabai (Niki Karimi)
Benediction (Terence Davies)
Crimes of the Future (David Cronenberg)
Eiffel (Martin Bourboulon)
Fortune Favors Lady Nikuko (Ayumu Watanabe)
Frank & Penelope (Sean Patrick Flanery)
Hustle (Jeremiah Zagar)
Maika (Ham Tran)
Major (Sashi Kiran Tikka)
Miracle (Bogdan George Apetri)
Neptune Frost (Saul Williams & Anisia Uzeyman)
The Overnight (Kevin Rhoades & Bobby Francavillo)
The Phantom of the Open (Craig Roberts)
Prithviraj (Dr. Chandraprakash Dwivedi)
Vikram (Lokesh Kanagaraj)
Watcher (Chloe Okuno)
White Elephant (Jesse V. Johnson)
Wolf Hound (Michael B. Chait)


Week of 27 May

A Chiara (Jonas Carpignano)
Anek (Anubhav Sinha)
The Bob's Burgers Movie (Loren Bouchard & Bernard Derriman)
18½ (Dan Mirvish)
Fanny: The Right to Rock (Bobbi Jo Hart)
F3: Fun and Frustration (Anil Ravipudi)
Look at Me: XXXTentacion (Sabaah Folayan)
Playlist (Nine Antico)
There Are No Saints (Alfonso Pineda Ulloa)
Top Gun: Maverick (Joseph Kosinski)
The Tsugua Diaries (Maureen Fazendeiro & Miguel Gomes)
2022 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour (various)
Vengeance Is Mine (Michael Roemer) [1984]
Zero Contact (Rick Dugdale)


Week of 20 May

An Ardent Heart (Andrés Garrigó)
Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (Anees Bazmee)
Cane Fire (Anthony Banau-Simon)
Dhaakad (Razneesh "Razy" Ghai)
Digger (Georgis Grigorakis)
Downton Abbey: A New Era (Simon Curtis)+
Emergency (Carey Williams)
Fire in the Mountains (Ajitpal Singh)
The French (William Klein) [1982]
Good Mourning (Colson Baker & Mod Sun)
Hold Your Fire (Stefan Forbes)+
Jungle Cry (Sagar Ballary)
Men (Alex Garland)
Mondocane (Alessandro Celli)
A New Old Play (Qiu Jiongjiong)
The Roundup (Lee Sang-yong)
2000 Mules (Dinesh D'Souza)


Week of 13 May

The Ancestral (Le-Van Kiet)
Another One (Mohamed Shaker)
Don (Cibi Chakaravarthi)
Family Camp (Brian Cates)
Firestarter (Keith Thomas)
Foxhole (Jack Fessenden)
Il buco (Michelangelo Frammartino)
The Innocents (Eskil Vogt)+
Jayeshbhai Jordaar (Divyang Thakkar)
Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story (Frank Marshall & Ryan Suffern)
Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life (Tomer Heymann) [2018]
Kamikaze Hearts (Juliet Bashore) [1986]
Kehvatlal Parivar (Vipul Mehta)
The Last Victim (Naveen A Chathapuram)
Mau (Benji & Jono Bergmann)
Montana Story (Scott McGehee & David Siegel)
On the Count of Three (Jerrod Carmichael)
Pleasure (Ninja Thyberg)+
Private Property (Chadd Harbold)
Rickshaw Girl (Amitabh Reza Chowdhury)
Sarkaru Vaari Paata (Parasuram)
Shark Bait (James Nunn)
Tankhouse (Noam Tomaschoff)
Vendetta (Jared Cohn)


Week of 6 May

The Conversion (Vinod Tiwari)
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (Sam Raimi)
Escape the Field (Emerson Moore)
The Grandmother (Paco Plaza)
Happening (Audrey Diwan)
Have You Heard About Greg? (Steve Ecclesine)
In Front of Your Face (Hong Sangsoo)
Little Sorcerer (Alice Blehart)
Lvx Æterna (Gaspar Noé) [2019]
Operation Mincemeat (John Madden)
Panda! Go Panda! (Isao Takahata) [1972-73]
Parde Mein Rehne Do (Wajahat Rauf)
Respect the Jux (G.H. Goba)
The Sanctity of Space (Renan Ozturk & Freddie Wilkinson)
Shepherd (Russell Owen)
Suicide for Beginners (Craig Thieman)
The Twin (Taneli Mustonen)


Week of 29 Apr

Acharya (Koratala Siva)
Africa (Oren Gerner) [2019]
Anaïs in Love (Charline Bourgeois-Tacquet)
The Aviary (Chris Cullari & Jennifer Raite)+
Black Box (Yann Gozlan)
Black Site (Sophia Banks)
Fiddler's Journey to the Big Screen (Daniel Raim)
Firebird (Peeter Rebane)
Flint (Anthony Baxter)
Fortress: Sniper's Eye (Josh Sternfeld)
Hatching (Hanna Bergholm)
Hello, Bookstore (A.B. Zax)
Heropanti 2 (Ahmed Khan)
Los conductos (Camilo Restrepo)
Memory (Martin Campbell)
Pompo the Cinephile (Takayuki Hirao)+
Runway 34 (Ajay Devgn)
The Sound of Violet (Allen Wolf)
Vortex (Gaspar Noé)
The Will to See (Bernard-Henri Lévy)


Week of 22 Apr

Alan Pakula: Going for Truth (Matthew Miele) [2019]
The Bad Guys (Pierre Perifel)
Charlotte (Eric Warin & Tahir Rana)
The Duke (Roger Michell)
Hit the Road (Panah Panahi)
Hostile Territory (Brian Presley)
Jersey (Gowtam Tinnanuri)
Marvelous and the Black Hole (Kate Tsang)
Naked Truth (Đinh Hà Uyên Thư)
The Northman (Robert Eggers)
The Revolution Generation (Rebecca Tickell & Joshua Tickell)
Saturday Fiction (Lou Ye) [2019]
Stanleyville (Maxwell McCabe-Lokos)
The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (Tom Gormican)
Unplugging (Debra Neil-Fisher)
The White Fortress (Igor Drljača)
Y cómo es él? (Ariel Winograd)


Week of 15 Apr

Amalgama (Carlos Cuarón)
Beast (Nelson)
The Cellar (Brendan Muldowney)
Chariot (Adam Sigal)
Dual (Riley Stearns)+
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (David Yates)
Father Stu (Rosalind Ross)
Following Nazarín (Javier Espada) [2015]
K.G.F: Chapter 2 (Prashanth Neel)
Man on the Edge (Wong Ming-sing)
Paris, 13th District (Jacques Audiard)
Room 203 (Ben Jagger)
The Tale of King Crab (Alessio Rigo de Righi & Matteo Zoppis)
To Olivia (John Hay)
Waterman (Isaac Halasima)
We're All Going to the World's Fair (Jane Schoenbrun)


Week of 8 Apr

Agent Game (Grant S. Johnson)
a-ha: The Movie (Thomas Robsahm)
Aline (Valérie Lemercier)
All the Old Knives (Janus Metz)
Ambulance (Michael Bay)+
As They Made Us (Mayim Bialik)
Cow (Andrea Arnold)
Donbass (Sergei Loznitsa) [2018]
Ghani (Kiran Korrapati)
The Girl and the Spider (Ramon & Silvan Zürcher)
#Shakespeares Shitstorm (Lloyd Kaufman)
Making the Day (Michael Canzoniero)
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Jeff Fowler)+
21mu Tiffin (Vijaygiri Bava)
¡Viva Maestro! (Theodore Braun)


Week of 1 Apr

Attack (Lakshya Raj Anand)+
Babi Yar. Context (Sergei Loznitsa)
Barbarians (Charles Dorfman)
The Bubble (Judd Apatow)
Bull (Paul Andrew Williams)+
The Business of Birth Control (Abby Epstein)
The Contractor (Tarik Saleh)
The Devil You Know (Charles Murray)
Gagarine (Fanny Liatard & Jérémy Trouilh)
Manmatha Leelai (Venkat Prabhu)
Morbius (Daniel Espinosa)
The Nameless Days (Andrew Mecham & Matthew Whedon)
Nitram (Justin Kurzel)
Remembering 1950 (Song Kunru)
The Rose Maker (Pierre Pinaud)
You Won't Be Alone (Goran Stolevski)


Week of 25 Mar

Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood (Richard Linklater)
Atlantide (Yuri Ancarani)
Everything Everywhere All at Once (Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert)
The Greatest Inheritance (John KD Graham)
Infinite Storm (Małgorzata Szumowska)
King Otto (Christopher André Marks)
The Lost City (Adam Nee & Aaron Nee)+
Mothering Sunday (Eva Husson)
Outside Noise (Ted Fendt)
RRR (S S Rajamouli)
7 Days (Roshan Sethi)
So Cold the River (Paul Shoulberg)
Superior (Erin Vassilopoulos)
Topside (Celine Held & Logan George)
Wood and Water (Jonas Bak)
You Are Not My Mother (Kate Dolan)


Week of 18 Mar

Ahed's Knee (Nadav Lapid)
Alice (Krystin Ver Linden)
Bachchhan Paandey (Farhad Samji)
Bloody Oranges (Jean-Christophe Meurisse)
Expired (Ivan Sen)
The Guide (Oles Sanin) [2014]
The Hater (Joey Ally)
Întregalde (Radu Muntean)
Jane by Charlotte (Charlotte Gainsbourg)
Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (Park Sunghoo)
Master (Mariama Diallo)
Measure of Revenge (Peyfa)
Nice View (Wen Muye)
The Outfit (Graham Moore)+
Panama (Mark Neveldine)
The Torch (Jim Farrell) [2019]
Umma (Iris K. Shim)
X (Ti West)


Week of 11 Mar

All My Friends Hate Me (Andrew Gaynord)+
The Exorcism of God (Alejandro Hidalgo)
Gold (Anthony Hayes)
I Am Here (Jordy Sank)
The Kashmir Files (Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri)
No Running (Delmar Washington)
Playing in the FM Band: The Steve Post Story (Rosemarie Reed)
Radhe Shyam (Radha Krishna Kumar)
A Song for Cesar (Abel Sanchez & Andres Alegria)
Turning Red (Domee Shi)
Tyson's Run (Kim Bass)


Week of 4 Mar

Aadavaallu Meeku Johaarlu (Thirumala Kishore)
After Yang (Kogonada)
Asking for It (Eamon O'Rourke)
The Batman (Matt Reeves)+
A Day to Die (Wes Miller)
Dear Father (Umang Vyas)
Dear Mr. Brody (Keith Maitland)
Great Freedom (Sebastian Meise)
Huda's Salon (Hany Abu-Assad)
Jhund (Nagraj Popatrao Manjule)
Magdalena Viraga (Nina Menkes) [1986]
Rock Bottom Riser (Fern Silva)
Wings Over Water (Andrew Young)


Week of 25 Feb

Bheemla Nayak (Saagar K Chandra)
Big Gold Brick (Brian Petsos)
Butter (Paul A. Kaufman)
Careless Crime (Shahram Mokri)
Cyrano (Joe Wright)
The Desperate Hour (Phillip Noyce)
Desperate Riders (Michael Feifer)
Emma Mae (Jamaa Fanaka) [1976]
Friends and Strangers (James Vaughan)
Gangubai Kathiawadi (Sanjay Leela Bhansali)
Gasoline Alley (Edward John Drake)
Hotel Transylvania 4: Transformania (Derek Drymon & Jennifer Kluska)
Let Me Be Me (Dan Crane & Katie Taber)
My Best Part (Nicolas Maury)
Oscar-Nominated Shorts 2022: Animation (various)
Oscar-Nominated Shorts 2022: Documentary (Prog A.) (various)
Oscar-Nominated Shorts 2022: Documentary (Prog B.) (various)
Oscar-Nominated Shorts 2022: Live-Action (various)
Studio 666 (BJ McDonnell)


Week of 18 Feb

The Automat (Lisa Hurwitz)
A Banquet (Ruth Paxton)
The Cursed (Sean Ellis)
Dog (Reid Carolin & Channing Tatum)
Downfall: The Case Against Boeing (Rory Kennedy)
A Fairy Tale After All (Erik Peter Carlson)
Finding Carlos (Lance McDaniel)
The Ledge (Howard J Ford)
Pursuit (Brian Skiba)
Strawberry Mansion (Albert Birney & Kentucker Audley)
Ted K (Tony Stone)
Too Cool to Kill (Xing Wen-xiong)
Uncharted (Ruben Fleischer)


Week of 11 Feb

Badhaai Do (Harshavardhan Kulkarni)
The Battle at Lake Changjin II (Chen Kaige & Tsui Hark & Dante Lam)
Blacklight (Mark Williams)
Catch the Fair One (Josef Kubota Wladyka)
Death on the Nile (Kenneth Branagh)
DJ Tillu (Vimal Krishna)
Fabian: Going to the Dogs (Dominik Graf)+
Give or Take (Paul Riccio)
Here Before (Stacey Gregg)
Marry Me (Kat Coiro)+
Minamata (Andrew Levitas)
A Night of Knowing Nothing (Payal Kapadia)
The Pact (Bille August)
Playground (Laura Wandel)
Supercool (Teppo Airaksinen)
The Unmaking of a College (Amy Goldstein)


Week of 4 Feb

Air Doll (Hirokazu Kore-eda) [2009]
Breaking Bread (Beth Elise Hawk)
Jackass Forever (Jeff Tremaine)
Last Looks (Tim Kirkby)
Last Survivors (Drew Mylrea)
Lingui: The Sacred Bonds (Mahamat-Saleh Haroun)
Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back (John Carluccio)
Moonfall (Roland Emmerich)
Only Fools Rush In (Han Han)
The Wolf and the Lion (Gilles de Maistre)


Week of 28 Jan

Brighton 4th (Levan Koguashvili)
Clean (Paul Solet)
Compartment No. 6 (Juho Kuosmanen)
The Conductor (Bernadette Wegenstein)
Futura (Pietro Marcello & Francesco Munzi & Alice Rohrwacher)
GameStop: Rise of the Players (Jonah Tulis)
Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren & Stimpy Story (Kimo Easterwood & Ron Cicero)
In the Forest (Hector Barron)
La Soga: Salvation (Manny Pérez)
The Requin (Le-Van Kiet)
Rifkin's Festival (Woody Allen)
Sundown (Michel Franco)+


Week of 21 Jan

The Hunting (Mark Andrew Hamer)
Introduction (Hong Sangsoo)
The King's Daughter (Sean McNamara)
Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (Pawo Choyning Dorji) [2019]
Redeeming Love (D.J. Caruso)
Salt in My Soul (Will Battersby)
A Shot Through the Wall (Aimee Long)
Simple Passion (Danielle Arbid)
The Tiger Rising (Ray Giarratana)
Unsilenced (Leon Lee)
WarHunt (Mauro Borrelli)


Week of 14 Jan

Belle (Mamoru Hosoda)
Borrego (Jesse Harris)
A Cops and Robbers Story (Ilinca Calugareanu)
The Curse of La Patasola (AJ Jones)
Electra, My Love (Miklós Jancsó) [1974]
Italian Studies (Adam Leon)
La vida de los Reyes (Frank Perozo)
The Pink Cloud (Iuli Gerbase)
Potato Dreams of America (Wes Hurley)
Rowdy Boys (Sree Harsha Konuganti)
Scream (Matt Bettinelli-Olpin & Tyler Gillett)+
Shattered (Luis Prieto)
The Shepherdess and the Seven Songs (Pushpendra Singh)
The Surprise Visit (Nick Lyon)
Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America (Emily Kunstler & Sarah Kunstler)
Why Is We Americans? (Udi Aloni & Ayana Morris)


Week of 7 Jan

American Siege (Edward Drake)
The Commando (Asif Akbar)
Embrace Again (Xue Xiaolu)
Expedition Content (Ernst Karel & Veronika Kusumaryati)
The Kindred (Jamie Patterson)
The Legend of La Llorona (Patricia Harris Seeley)
See for Me (Randall Okita)+
The 355 (Simon Kinberg)