Basil Dearden’s Victim (1961) is a key film in Dirk Bogarde's career, a performance informed and and entwined in his personal life.
Collective is a good documentary about corruption, manslaughter, murder, bacteria, and poison in mid-2010s Romania.
In Crossfire (1947), overblown noir aesthetics glide over a righteous but rote story about anti-Semitism.
In Cast a Dark Shadow (1955), Dirk Bogarde moves away from being a "matinee idol" to play a madman who knows he can’t escape himself.
Without Remorse is the latest Tom Clancy movie, another spy movie in a genre that's proved as durable as the Western. B-
If you want to learn about the darkest undercurrents that lurk within the Internet, this is a great starting and ending point.
The Woman in Question (1950) and The Sea Shall Not Have Them (1954), while early in his career, have glimpses of the intricacy and complexity that will emerge in the actor's later work.
We Broke Up is flawed, but it does offer a showcase for Aya Cash. B-
The necessity for the topical omnibus/anthology film in America.
The Devil is a Woman (1935) was Marlene Dietrich's favorite of the seven movies she made with Josef von Sternberg, but it was also the last.
American Insurrection is a rush job that feels thin compared to similar recent docs. C
A look back at 1981’s Absence of Malice, when newspapers were humming.
Now that’s one suck-ass movie.
The hardened cynic's suddenly become too delicate to handle any sadness in movies.
Allen paints New York as a magnificent source of innumerable events that randomly collide with the lives of the two protagonists.
Neither a life of eternal suffering or a monstrous death can dominate in the end.
$30 is money they might need to do something else.
Wherever Kimble ends up, he remains the same person—a man who wants to help those in need.
A New York Times piece treats the Amazon Prime Mount Everest series and its subjects with little understanding or respect.
I needed to get out from under my childhood; watching the HBO series helped.
Film critics can’t do their jobs if they're burdened with worrying about hurting the feelings of sensitive actors.
An excellent documentary on filmmaker Rainer Werner Fassbinder made ten years after his untimely death.
The late actress wins accepts her Oscar for her performance in Steel Magnolias.
Part one of a thorough documentary on the actor released just two years after his death.
Brief acceptance speeches for Suspicion and Sergeant York, respectively.
From 40 years ago, when movie trailers were reliably exciting and an artform unto themselves.
An excerpt of one of the best political films of 1970s.
Interviewed sometime in the early 2010s, Pacino says that he "learned more about acting from John" than anybody else.
The late French filmmaker takes questions about Black Panthers and other short films.
Jacquelyn Johnson talks to the star of Coffy right after its release.