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‘The Teacher,’ a Classroom Satire on Political Corruption
Culture, August 29

The Czech director Jan Hrebejk’s new film shows that a culture of collaboration requires active participation, even if subconscious.

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In ‘Birth of the Dragon,’ Young Bruce Lee Meets a Master
Movies, August 25

The film focuses on an early chapter in the martial-arts superstar’s life, when he battled a Shaolin monk in the Bay Area.

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In ‘Beach Rats,’ Life and Sexuality in Limbo
Movies, August 24

Eliza Hittman’s refreshing sophomore feature centers on its main character’s existential crisis.