Like The Hunt, this is a movie about people hunting other people, with echoes of Get Out's sociopolitical satire. A-
Luce is a stilted and stale Obama era thriller with nothing new to say. D
On exploitation classic Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!
Luce walks a tight rope, managing to synthesize sociopolitical issues in a thriller form. B+
The Angry Birds Movie 2 somehow doesn't disappoint—it's even better. A-
Remember My Name is too quick for its own good—give the man three hours. B
The Kitchen is more interesting for its influences and ingredients than the film itself. C-
Netflix’s recent stock plunge is only the beginning of the streaming pioneer’s downfall.
A defense of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood‘s ending and its depiction of Sharon Tate.
A veteran film critic who's always got his claws out.
Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw is a refreshingly paired down spin-off of the extremely popular mega-franchise. B+
Lulu Wang’s The Farewell is a rarity: an artful and subtle crowd pleaser. B+
There's some good storytelling, but comedic punch is missing.
You don't have to be a believer to be Jewish.
Some of the most powerful scenes are genuinely horrific.
A near-spoiler-free look at Marvel and the real world.
None of this is presented in a vacuum.
The satisfying, populist entertainment of Avengers: Endgame.
As much as I enjoyed the movie, there were a few things I noticed as an adult that gave me pause.
It had enormous potential.
The show didn't get weird enough often enough.
Let's watch Charlize Theron as Megyn Kelly in some crazy makeup fuck up Roger Ailes' life!
The late great Chicago Sun-Times critic on his favorite movies.
First look at Martin Scorsese's multi-generational epic.
Promoting Jackie Brown on Charlie Rose.
A conversation with the director of Midsommar and Hereditary.
From the archives of The Dick Cavett Show.
Terrence Malick's new WWII epic has been bought by Fox Searchlight, so expect a vigorous Oscar campaign.
The new film by Olivier Assayas (Personal Shopper, Clouds of Sils Maria).
A rare appearance from two of America's most famous silent movie stars.