As his WWI war epic 1917 comes out in time for the holidays, we spend December looking back on the eclectic modes of Sam Mendes.
Willem Dafoe and some cute puppies aren’t enough to save this dull, overlong adventure.
The third season of the Marvel series has some high points, but mostly feels like it’s running in place.
The director of the Sundance favorite discusses her coming-of-age tale Hala.
Nicolas Cage stars in a Southern fried psychological thriller that’s both too much, and not enough.
The cult-hit space opera heads to Amazon for a bigger budget, wider scope, and renewed sense of purpose.
Netflix’s flagship feel-good Christmas series kicks off with another comfortably cheesy romp.
Peter Strickland’s frigid, Freudian fever dream looks at fetishism and consumerism with a killer sense of style.
Memory and history collide in a startling episode that offers yet more interrogation of the show’s source material.
Things take a bleak turn as Lyra goes on a side trip & discovers the fate of one of the missing children.
Disney’s sequel enjoys another robust weekend, while the Rian Johnson whodunit clues moviegoers to the joys of original crowdpleasers.
Apple TV+’s new drama sends Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul on a racially-charged search for justice.
Tom Harper’s ascent to the stratosphere has moments of tension, but they’re undercut by a choppy narrative and a shallow approach to its true story.
Roller skating as a pastime for the rich & famous lasted barely a year, but resulted in some of the best in 70s kitsch cinema.
One writer’s childhood bond with his best friend was sealed by a fateful late-night screening of Die Hard with a Vengeance.
The Bette Midler/Lily Tomlin mistaken-identity comedy played a curiously strong role in one writer’s journey to queerness and leftism.
Melina Matsoukas’ vivid debut makes a Bonnie & Clyde story out of the dangers of being black in America.
Apple TV+ adds another just okay series to its lineup, psychological horror produced by M. Night Shyamalan.