The writer/director sits down to talk about indie filmmaking, the importance of Asian-American voices, and putting her life story on film.
Ricky Tollman’s directorial debut has great ingredients, but they add up to a terrible stew.
A touching, sensitive documentary traces actor Mark Patton’s journey from horror icon to self-imposed obscurity and back again.
For the month of March, we look back at the vibrant, confrontational, incisive work of one of American filmmaking’s most iconic figures.
A $29 million take spells success for the low-budget Universal horror film, proof that the Blumhouse model works.
Jonathan Demme’s final film is a flawed, fascinating time capsule into Obama-era politics.
Benh Zeitlin’s follow up to “Beasts of the Southern Wild” loses its way in a muddle of fairy dust and magical realism.
After 28 years, two sequels, and now with a reboot coming this June, Bernard Rose’s look at racial and economic disparity lingers the most in how it skewers the myth of the white savior.
Leigh Whannell’s follow-up to Upgrade is a chilling, Hitchcockian thriller about the ways trauma follows us around.
A sensitive, nuanced Chicago dramedy that dives into the emotional complexities of abortion.
Demme’s 1986 screwball comedy is one of his most joyful and unexpectedly rebellious films.
Autumn de Wilde’s straightforward adaptation of Jane Austen’s novel has its charming moments, but that doesn’t make up for its missed opportunities.
With its lo-fi aesthetics and quietly chaotic presentation, Jonathan Demme’s 2008 drama never goes for the easy conflicts at hand.
Jonathan Demme’s remake of the 1962 classic is as notable for its look at political dehumanization as it is its modernization.
Jonathan Demme’s remake of Charade marks a low point in his career from casting and acting to pacing and direction.
Pixar gets back to its tear-jerking roots with an emotionally complex modern fantasy about grief, loss, and brotherhood.
Sam de Jong’s vibrant, raw indie offers an effortlessly dynamic showcase for its model-turned-actress star.
Michael Cristofer’s first movie since 2001 is a low-key thriller that respects its characters, even if its setup isn’t too original.