Prince of the City is Sidney Lumet’s last masterpiece and one of the best police films ever made.
Mumblecore, Joe Swanberg, and Build the Wall (2020).
Alain Delon in Jean-Pierre Melville’s Le samouraï (1967) remains the essence of cool.
The Guilty, a remake of the 2018 Danish film of the same name, is quite good for what it is. B+
22 years reading a magazine that never should've gone out of print.
Cry Macho is another unique and moving film from 91-year-old Clint Eastwood.
Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968), Peter Bogdanovich's directorial debut (under a pseudonym), is a Roger Corman exploitation programmer that came out at a fascinating and dynamic time in popular art and culture.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead stars in Kate, an international spy thriller in the vein of Atomic Blonde.
Donny’s Bar Mitzvah is rude and relentless, a comedy like Freddy Got Fingered with an airtight script.
Henri Verneuil’s 1963 crime drama Any Number Can Win shouldn't be overshadowed by contemporary French New Wave classics.
Cry Macho is another poignant film from the 91-year-old Eastwood, who once again directs and stars. B+
The rape of Iraq runs through The Card Counter, the coolest-looking movie in theaters right now.
Like a David Lynch or Alejandro Jodorowsky film, one must leave all sense of logic at the door to truly experience House.
The new Disney+ series has a very narrow idea of infinite possibilities.
No one’s worthy to follow Alex Trebek. The show must go on hiatus as we reflect.
There are ways to address prejudice without the reverse discrimination trope.
Superheroes can’t escape reformulation
The Ruling Class is convoluted and dangerous, and never loses sight of its satirical aims.
At the height of film noir’s popularity, low-budget studios released just as many thrillers as the majors.
The 1972 vampire movie is more relevant than CNN.
It's a "for fans only" insider affair.
Too much of a "high-wire act"?
Documentary on the making of Brian De Palma's Carrie (1976).
Peter Bogdanovich's inauspicious feature film debut, released the same year as his first official feature Targets.
A brief video from the Criterion Collection in honor of the late French movie icon.
In this 40 minute interview, Baker talks about her breakout role in Giant, the controversy around Baby Doll, leaving Hollywood for work in Europe, knowing Marilyn Monroe, and more.
The legendary late critic talks about old reviews, bombs, and McCabe & Mrs. Miller.
A brief conversation between Lynch and Brian Linehan around the release of Blue Velvet.
50 minutes with the late martial arts legend from GalaxyCon Raleigh 2019.
The new film by Paul Schrader, only in theaters, September 10, 2021.