For Pride Month, we highlight the work of America’s poet laureate for dirtbags, dreamers, and disaffected youth.
Miles Dolec’s low-budget thriller offers a horrifying dish to pass, but the ingredients are richer than the result.
Celebrities read letters from people whose lives they’ve touched in Apple TV+’s treacly new series.
The star of Chewing Gum returns with a riveting new series that illuminates society’s indictment of Black bodies.
The Afropunk musician-turned-composer talks to us about diving into the complicated musical psyche of Shirley Jackson.
Bruce McDonald’s crime drama/thriller/horror movie is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside a NyQuil-induced hallucination.
The only thing that saves Abel Ferrara’s autobiographical drama is a typically excellent performance by Willem Dafoe.
Damon Gameau’s look at what the planet will be like when his daughter reaches adulthood is a swift, engaging doc despite its cornier moments.
Gus Van Sant’s second feature is a stylish but sensitive and non-judgmental look at drug addiction.
A look at the Scripps National Spelling Bee tells a compelling story about both word power & the immigrant experience.
Gus Van Sant’s gritty, low-budget debut lays the groundwork for a successful career. And 35 years on, the subject matter seems eerily relevant.
Paul Verhoeven’s wild sci-fi action thriller remains a one-of-a-kind look at a bleak & plausible future.
Jesse V. Johnson’s action dramedy boasts both dazzling fights sequences and compelling performances.
Marcus Nispel’s confused, uninspired revamp of the franchise stresses the importance of not touching Jason’s stash of sticky-icky.
Muslim-American actor and comedian Ramy Youssef returns for a bracingly funny, probing season about faith and purpose and failure.
Freddy vs. Jason is not a good movie – and that’s not just okay, it may well be transgressive.
Stephen Frears’ new miniseries is a deft three episodes that shifts perspectives and plots with ease, even if it doesn’t completely pay off.
The acclaimed sitcom writer and food traveler talks about cultivating joy and hunger during challenging times.