The Hulu original series about the Syrian Civil War offers strong performances and unexpected dark humor.
Gibney’s latest piece of docu-journalism is a sharp, but blinkered take Trump’s COVID-era failings.
Multihyphenate Radha Blank makes herself known in her latest, a familiar story with enough of its own flavor.
Christopher Nolan’s latest sci-fi thriller is often something to behold, but it’s nowhere near the brilliant art it thinks it is.
We talk to a rising filmmaker about bringing rawness and reality into her work.
An interesting concept is buried under limp writing and under developed characters.
Isabel Sandoval directs & stars in a layered story of a woman struggling to live in a hostile world.
Netflix’s latest is a zany high-concept thriller that overcomes some ill-timed politics with well-staged action.
Ciro Guerra’s adaptation of the J.M. Coetzee novel tries to critique the aesthetics of imperialism but falls short.
Joel Schumacher inexplicably drained Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary Broadway musical of every bit of its camp and queerness.
Frank Cottrell Boyce’s directorial debut is an unfocused mix of family estrangement and Andersonian kitsch.NOW STREAMING: Powered by […]
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s world-changing musical comes to vivid life on Disney+, but can’t escape the complexities of its cultural dissonance.
Gus Van Sant’s squeaky clean biopic about the famed gay rights activist marks a myopic and pandering misstep in the director’s filmography.
Channing Godfrey Peoples makes her debut with an emotional, inspiring tale of the complicated roads Black women must walk in America.
Spike Lee explores the painful history of Blackness in American warfare with this lengthy, but gripping, Vietnam epic.
Isaac Julien’s British coming-of-age drama centers Black and Queer people in all their complexities.
Ryan Coogler’s superhero film not only salvages the colonialist origins of the comic’s imagery, it reclaims them for a Black audience.
Spike Lee’s biopic of the civil rights firebrand was a gripping, unforgettable cry of black rage and pain.