It's miraculous that Minding the Gap never feels self-serving or preachy, but it simply never does. It's a sensitive study on manhood in today's climate peppered with keen observations on race and class to boot, whilst also celebrating the culture of skateboarding and it's therapeutic qualities.
Hard-edged but beautiful, Capernaum is a harrowing film from Nadine Labaki that fizzes with anger and contemplates with care. It's a superbly directed and wonderfully acted story about robbed childhood has stayed with me since I first saw it.
For horror fans looking for something a little different, Piercing could be your new cult hit, as long as you're somewhat prepared to see some nasty imagery. Its absurd nature will certainly divide many, but by that logic, it's easy to recommend.
Somewhere inside Instant Family is a much better film and it occasionally shows it's worth. It's endearing and has heart, but you never get to feel it's full force thanks to a shifting tone that doesn't earn its happy ending and more resembles a sitcom.