A gorgeously rendered story of love, passion, and beauty. A
Netflix show perfectly captures a lived experience of depression.
A James Franco triumph. A-
Spoiler: you know who it is.
Noah Baumbach’s 2010 film deserves reconsideration in the toxic masculinity age.
A return for Pixar. A
Setting racial wrongs to right in His Girl Friday.
No male posturing or exaggerated teenage taste in Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut. B+
Poorly staged action sequences. B-
Taming of the Shrew is Philadelphia Story with the gloves off.
Todd Haynes’ new film is a safe side effort in an otherwise challenging body of work. B
Ruben Ostlund’s follow-up to Force Majeure falls a bit flat. B
Are movie theaters on the brink of extinction?
The slickness of classic Hollywood is deployed by a master craftsman.
Woman and economic anxiety in It Happened One Night.
How Stranger Things defies stereotypical gender roles, and how it doesn't.
Sex work in The Palm Beach Story.
Bad for Hollywood can be good for niche films.
Nick Antosca's horror anthology is one of the best shows currently on television.
Maryland’s Helen Mizeur ought to watch Putney Swope.
Monkey Business tried to revive a lost genre.