We ring in 2020 by celebrating the birthday of independent cinema’s rockabilly godfather.
The critically blasted “Dolittle” follows “Cats” as another flop for Universal while audiences turn out for Will Smith & Martin Lawrence.
Time, ease, and the thrill of Americana rain down on Jim Jarmusch’s most intriguing early work, about a group of three escaped convicts.
The teenage witch & pals continue to maintain a successful balance between horror & everyday heartbreak. In a […]
Ralph reluctantly takes on a partner as a colleague has a brush with the impossible.
Spurned inventors and a chilling villain make for one of the most coherent, moving episodes of Whittaker’s tenure.
Jim Jarmusch’s laidback anthology of fateful celebrity meetings lays bare the communal value of commodity.
Ghost Dog: Way of the Samurai sees Jim Jarmusch integrating hip-hop atmosphere with samurai genre trappings to create a dorm-room favorite.
Makoto Shinkai’s followup to Your Name is another charming coming-of-age tale with a supernatural twist.
Jim Jarmusch’s black and white punk Western is both his most beautiful & most baffling film.
Justin Long gets lost in a navel-gazing psychedelic stoner dramedy filled with sophomoric philosophizing.
Armando Iannucci’s followup to Veep takes on the vagaries of corporate culture in deep space.
Despite some strange tonal shifts, this warm family film has sweetness & heart.
The third entry in the irreverent buddy-cop series looks at old versus new without coming to any real conclusion or purpose.
New films by Julie Taymor, Dee Rees, and Justin Simien mix with fascinating new docs and debut features in our list of Sundance 2020 must-sees.
Jack Henry Robbins directs a charmingly off-beat feature that combines Millennial absurdist humor with tenderhearted 80s nostalgia.
Jim Jarmusch’s around the world anthology is a flawed but ambitious look at the odd moments that bind us.
A limp. microbudget Texas actioner that gives whole new meaning to the term “lone-star state.”
Ladj Ly’s feature debut mines neorealism to solid effect, but its contrivances prevent it from making a fully-realized social comment.