While it doesn’t reach the heights of Pete’s Dragon, Tim Burton’s remake has its fair share of charms, and takes a few digs at the House of Mouse.
While it’s long, languorous and more than a little dreamlike, László Nemes’ latest paints another sumptuous world of woe.
Virginia Gardner plays a lonely woman on a mission to save the world in A.T. White’s gripping, inscrutable essay on loss.
Recounting the tale of the men who hunted down Bonnie and Clyde, The Highwaymen is far too trite and hokey for its own good.
Twentieth Century Fox aired four of its six upcoming anniversary shorts at C2E2 this weekend, xenomorphs feasting on space truckers and scientists alike.
The DCEU continues its upward trajectory with a flashy, fun, and surprisingly heartfelt teen superhero story.
By channeling Burton’s outsized whimsy into something darker, consistent, and more constrained, Sweeney Todd succeeds in ways his other adaptations fail.
Burton’s dark, misguided adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s novel ages particularly poorly among the rest of his works.
While Keira Knightley and cast give off some elegant looks, this post-WWII costume drama floats passively along the surface of its subject.
Jesse Eisenberg and Alexander Skarsgard try to make millions in milliseconds in this plodding critique of capitalism.
Matthias Schoenaerts learns to tame the beast within in this sensitive Belgian drama about a prisoner and his horse.
Netflix’s Motley Crue biopic falls along familiar music biopic tropes, but with all the band’s warts unashamedly on display.
Jordan Peele’s latest doesn’t have the structural and subtextual heft of Get Out, but it’s a chilling genre exercise anchored by a mesmerizing Lupita Nyong’o performance.
Joel Potrykus’ comically grim indie shows the grotesque end result of staying on your couch playing video games all day.
Tim Burton’s recent films are dismissed as confused (dark) shadows of his career heights, but they contain brief glimmers of the filmmaker’s return to form.
Tim Burton’s last great film was a mythic tall tale that anchored his dark whimsy in something more sentimental and moving.
Christian Petzold’s occupation drama is a fascinating, beguiling tale, with stark performances and an intriguing modernization of 1940s material to the modern day.
Rupert Wyatt’s dark sci-fi allegory about a Chicago occupied by sinister alien forces features some smart, subversive sequences but lacks strong characters.