Even in a pandemic, nothing can stop the annual Liam Neeson January Movie. C+
For movies, 2020 felt like a victory lap for 2019.
If Not Now, When? is an earnest if uneven drama about enduring female friendship. B-
After watching the 1961 psychodrama The Mark, one is left wondering: who is there to evaluate the evaluators?
Tentpole movies by Disney and Marvel, despite their enormous popularity, have no lasting pop culture value.
Brad Pitt’s tragic Americans.
Here are the five best unheralded 2020 movies.
Another melodrama with noir elements, Autumn Leaves (1956) is interesting in how its two genres struggle with each other rather than blend.
Mario Puzo’s The Godfather: The Death of Michael Corleone is okay, but there’s no amount of re-editing that can fix Sofia Coppola’s awful performance. C-
Normalizing queerness by condemning “perversion” in the odious Happiest Season. D-
Midnight Sky isn't great, but does offer some compelling ideas about space, humanity and apocalypse. B-
The Vast of Night is a very lonely and very scary UFO movie now streaming on Amazon. B+
You can never defeat the wilderness.
Lister achieved his greatest fame on the big screen, but had an oversized impact during professional wrestling’s most colorful and muscle-obsessed era.
Bud vowed never to turn down any film work.
A documentary about the film industry offers fresh perspectives on its hidden intentions.
On paper, Hillbilly Elegy looks promising.
It brings back memories of Bobby Fischer.
He embodied the “Make America Great Again” ethos.
Clint Eastwood’s directing debut restored.
I think “buckeye” means gimmick.
A new film by N.O. Smith about the end of the world starring Mimi Owaske and Madison Krchnavy.
38 minutes of Allen hanging Johnnie Hamp and <i>Cinema</i> out to dry during the promotional tour for "Bananas."
The late director discusses his courtroom collaboration with David Mamet and Paul Newman, among others.
One of Lucio Fulci's visual highpoints, featuring a warbly version of "You Are Not the Same" by Fabio Frizzi, Lucio Fulci, and Cricket.
Right after the premiere of The Irishman last year, a busy Scorsese recalls how Hereditary stopped him in his tracks.
The Servant, Accident, The Birthday Party, The Caretaker, and more are featured on the channel this month.
A discussion with the filmmaker from 2016.
From the final scene of Robert Altman's Nashville (1975).
91 minutes of filmmaking experience, philosophy, and escaping from Goebbels in the 1930s.