I’m Still Here is the best American film of the 2010s.
Waves doesn't entirely succeed, but I look forward to seeing whatever Trey Edward Shults does next. B-
The Irishman isn’t the mournful masterpiece or serious mafia critique that some advance press made it out to be—just don’t watch it in sections. B
This movie is screamingly funny with a degree of political resonance. A
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is charming, but it's not the best possible movie that could’ve been made about its subject. B
Frozen II isn't a masterpiece, but it's a worthy follow-up. A-
The Report is a serviceable but politically sound drama about the CIA’s illegal torture program from 2003 to 2009. B-
So much of Scandalous is dedicated to the National Enquirer staff's self-serving justifications of their sleazy behavior. C-
Jojo Rabbit is a failed attempt to be edgy and socially conscious in the Trump era. D
Doctor Sleep is a misbegotten and mediocre sequel to The Shining. C
Scorsese’s cinema and the danger of politically innocuous and socially irrelevant Marvel movies.
Greener Grass offers a stale critique of Americana and a punishingly unfunny sensibility. D
Harry and Sally are deliberately vague and unpleasant.
The show uses the supernatural elements of his Satan worship to make Ramirez into an unstoppable killing machine.
If nothing else, the movie shows how effective Shakespeare’s dialogue is.
For any horror movie fan, becoming more familiar with Dario Argento’s work is required.
Artsy and weird moments on makeshift TV.
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.
Two short films about the thankless job of being a soundperson by Nicky Smith screening December 13 at the Mercury Theater in Baltimore.
The director of Just Another Girl from the I.R.T. visits the Criterion Collection to talk about Fellini, Renoir, Varda, and more.
A documentary by Martin Scorsese featuring him and his parents.
Every variation of the famous movie studio's logo since 1914.
Renegade Cut on masculinity and gender roles through the lens of The Big Lebowski.
New restoration of the 1995 film written by Peter Koper.
From Cinemascope, VistaVision, and Cinerama up to modern changing aspect ratios and the resurgence of Academy Ratio.
The new Safdie Brothers film is out Christmas Day.
Edward Norton's passion project based on Jonathan Lethem's novel is out this Friday.