Under the Radar 2018

Our annual compilation of overlooked films. Each reviewer chose five films to highlight.

Under the Radar: Black and white, Robert Forster and a dash of ‘Humor’

Gary Goldstein looks back at "Humor Me," "Pickings," "What They Had," "1985" and "Kill the Monsters."

Under the radar: A South African neo-western, politically charged documentaries and idiosyncratic animation

Kevin Crust looks back at "Five Fingers for Marseilles," "Letter From Masanjia," "Moynihan," "Ruben Brandt, Collector" and "Lost Child."

Under the radar: Nick Park, a stop-motion short and alternative anime

Charles Solomon looks back at "Early Man," "Love Me, Fear Me," "Mirai," "My Hero Academia: Two Heroes" and "The Night is Short, Walk on Girl."

Under the radar films from 2018: French feminist horror, seduction and rom-coms!

Katie Walsh looks back at "Duck Butter," "Revenge," "El Angel," "Never Goin' Back" and "Beast."

Under the radar: Faulty memories, a horse in need and a riled-up Nicolas Cage

Noel Murray looks back at "The Endless," "Lean on Pete," "Mandy," "Nancy" and "Tyrel."

Under the Radar: Young knees, empathy and how about some Oscar love for female filmmakers?

Kimber Myers looks back at "Skate Kitchen," "Izzy Gets ... Across Town," "All About Nina," "Bel Canto" and "Thoroughbreds."

Under the Radar: Frederick Wiseman, and films from Brazil to Scandinavia

Robert Abele looks back at "A Bread Factory," "In the Intense Now." "Monrovia, Indiana," "Araby" and "Border."

Under the radar: Orson Welles, Ryuichi Sakamoto and a plea for stress-free cinematic adolescence

Michael Rechtshaffen looks back at "The Great Buddha+," "They'll Love Me When I'm Dead," "Sign Gene," "Mountain" and "Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda."