From Ad Astra to Us, we celebrate the cream of the cinematic crop in 2019.
Romania’s Corneliu Pourumbiou bogs down excellent production design in droopy, exposition-heavy noir trappings.
Nadav Lapid’s latest film loads its narrative with impactful stories about masculinity, language, and nationality.
Pedro Almodóvar graces us with a shaggy but rewarding portrait of a middle-aged director wrestling with his demons, with an arresting turn by Banderas.
Martin Scorsese returns with another long, sumptuous opus, whose crackling performances and scintillating script are held up by some wonky de-aging tech and a leaden runtime.
Though it doesn’t bring much new to the table, this brisk, gritty thriller gets the job done.
Danny McBride’s latest collaboration with Jody Hill and David Gordon Green doesn’t quite keep the faith.
Linklater’s Before Trilogy – Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, and Before Midnight – is an eye-catching crystallization of how relationships change over time.
The otherwise-spotty Hateful Eight still contains one of Tarantino’s greatest sequences.
Julius Onah directs a provocative psychological drama about an adopted teen struggling with societal expectations.
Stanley Kubrick’s mercurial erotic drama gets some much-needed context thanks to one of Frank Ocean’s most infamous mixtapes.
The South rises again thanks to the effortless comic charms of Lynn Shelton and Marc Maron.
Streaming services grant unprecedented access to films normally outside the reach of most moviegoers. But can the technical experience of watching them do them a disservice?
While still a visual triumph, “The Matrix Reloaded” swaps out depth for shallow philosophy.
Jill Magid’s documentary delves into messy conversations about the link between art and legacy, becoming a short but […]
Looking back on the final season of HBO’s hit show, it’s impossible not to see the many ways the showrunners let down their story and the characters in it.
Joanna Hogg tells the story of a young artists’ maturity with an airtight structure and incredible performances.
The latest entry in this unlikely franchise about an endlessly reincarnating dog is as treacly as it is exhausting.