Grassroots activists fight political entrenchment in this inspiring documentary.
Spike Lee’s filmed version of the Broadway rock musical captures the immediacy of the show in his own imitable style.
Disney+’s adaptation of the Jerry Spinelli novel is tooth-achingly twee.
Jonathan Demme’s final film is a flawed, fascinating time capsule into Obama-era politics.
A sensitive, nuanced Chicago dramedy that dives into the emotional complexities of abortion.
Jim Carrey returns as a kids’ show host who stubbornly continues to choose goodness, no matter what life throws at him.
Jim Jarmusch’s laidback anthology of fateful celebrity meetings lays bare the communal value of commodity.
NBC’s newest musical sitcom uses bundles of energy to wallpaper over the cracks in its premise.
Comedian turned actress Awkwafina is stoned, horny, & transnational in a new series on Comedy Central.
Sam Mendes powers his leading ladies to metatextual heights in his first Bond outing.
Abby McEnany’s autobiographical Showtime series is a wry, funny, deeply queer breath of fresh air.
Showtime’s sequel to the iconic LGBTQ+ series feels refreshing, if frustratingly centrist at times.
The Bette Midler/Lily Tomlin mistaken-identity comedy played a curiously strong role in one writer’s journey to queerness and leftism.
A look at Martin Scorsese’s misguided musical, and the underestimation of camp.
Kathy Bates brought depth, strength, and an unsettling, unknowable presence to two of the best Stephen King adaptations.