Vivarium, a Cannes 2019 selection, has now been widely distributed online. B-
On Max von Sydow's fantastic performance in The Ultimate Warrior (1975), an otherwise forgettable film now streaming on the Criterion Channel.
Revisiting Todd Haynes’ I’m Not There, Dylan’s new 17-minute song, and poisonous fan relationships with Boomers and Gen Xers.
Like Trump, the 2011 film links disease to prejudice.
Blow the Man Down (now streaming on Amazon Prime) is a nifty thriller in the vein of Fargo. B+
Could the centralized "survivors" of Logan's Run (1975) be our future?
The myth and music of Kagura and ancient rural folk traditions saving the world in three 1970s monster movies.
Revisiting Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino’s masturbatory 2007 collaboration.
Eliza Hittman's Never Rarely Sometimes Always is an exceptional film about abortion. A
On David Cronenberg's 1975 debut Shivers, now streaming on the Criterion Channel.
The Hunt, released after a seven-month delay, isn’t the Molotov cocktail some assumed. C-
On two new movies, The Hunt (B-) and Run This Town (C-), that revel in the politically incorrect.
A director who snickered about death.
Real life war and Twin Peaks.
The catastrophic failure of Married At First Sight’s social experiment.
The series is a cult favorite for devotees of the ever-evolving Marvel Universe.
Everything people say about it checks out.
Fett’s stock soared simply because he survived until the end of the film.
If you think you’re immune to being cheated on because you’re more attractive than a skanky IHOP waitress, think again.
Disney’s profit-making apology films.
You don’t go to Michael Bay movies for subtlety.
Watch Dick step in it as he tries to talk about race, Soul Man, and whether or not a white actor can ever play a black person.
On Clint Eastwood's problematic but nonetheless affecting recent film.
On the chaotic making of The Marriage of Maria Braun, along with editor Juliane Lorenz.
On working with Greta Gerwig, how to pronounce "Midsommar," and more.
The filmmaker talks about Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and much more in this two and a half hour interview.
The veteran BBC film critic on the Safdies' and Sandler's triumph.
A conversation with Larry King.
An analysis of the 1933, 1949, 1994, and 2019 adaptations of Louisa May Alcott's novel.