Rodd Rathjen’s gripping debut turns from a portrait of Thailand’s exploitative fishing industry to a haunting coming of age story.
Kurtis David Harder’s new horror allegory can’t sustain its political or narrative ambitions despite a few spooky moments.
The homage to 80s vampire flicks commits the mortal sin of being boring.
Netflix’s latest animated show is a cheap-shot sports comedy that won’t stop bouncing off the comedic backboard.
Shia LaBeouf shouldn’t have been the center of a movie about Latinx street gangs, but he’s also the only bright spot in David Ayer’s latest misfire.
The Friends alum returns to television with a smart, if disposable, slacker-spy comedy.
Netflix’s manga-based action show is light on sense but heavy on stylish fun.
Ron Howard’s gripping historical space thriller teaches us a lot about frustrated expectations in our current moment (and the resolve to overcome them).
John Harvatine IV & Tom Root’s attempt at recapturing the goofy joy of “Robot Chicken” is a disappointing mess.
A look at the Scripps National Spelling Bee tells a compelling story about both word power & the immigrant experience.
The Office’s Greg Daniels and Steve Carell reunite for a clunky satire of Trump-era politics.
Justin Roiland and Mike McMahan’s Hulu series looks at human folly from an alien—and fittingly cynical—perspective.
Alice Wu’s sophomore feature is a kind-hearted effort that balances a bevy of inspirations, even if it’s too on-the-nose for stretches.
Alien robots and evil Norse gods may prove a thrill to the multiplex, but here, they’re not much more intimidating than adolescence.
Ad-Rock and Mike D collaborate once more with Spike Jonze in a colorful & touching documentary.
The League’s Jeff Schaffer crafts a winsome microbrew sitcom with a lot of potential.
Benh Zeitlin’s follow up to “Beasts of the Southern Wild” loses its way in a muddle of fairy dust and magical realism.
Disney continues to shuffle off Fox’s remaining output with this limp, awkward adaptation of the Jack London novel.