Abel Ferrara eulogizes fellow scandalizer Pier Paolo Pasolini in a suitably grimy tone poem featuring Willem Dafoe.
Jim Gaffigan’s hangdog performance and an unexpectedly nuanced script elevate a stock comedy scenario into something genuinely thoughtful.
The Matrix Revolutions, the Wachowskis’ final film in the trilogy, is just as flawed as Reloaded, but carries heaps of visual and thematic weight.
Dennis Do’s lushly animated recounting of the Khmer Rouge takeover of Cambodia is striking but lacks much-needed specificity.
Over his decades-long career, the Italian neorealist crafted films filled with truth, empathy, and kindness.
A look back at the hype, the controversies & the music of Tim Burton’s take on the Caped […]
Todd Haynes’ unconventional take on the life of Bob Dylan turned the concept of myth & reality on its head.
On the film’s thirtieth anniversary, we look back at Peter Weir’s intricate drama and the inherent tragedy of seizing the day.
Jake Scott’s dreamlike ode to several generations of women in an American family is let down by an overly meandering script.
A look at how Hollywood has helped (and hurt) the acceptance of bisexuality as an identity.
While still a visual triumph, “The Matrix Reloaded” swaps out depth for shallow philosophy.
The film that made the Wachowskis a household name balanced dazzling special effects with a profound message about self-discovery.
I sit down with two subjects from the upcoming AIDS documentary 5B to talk about Pride and the plague years.
Jill Magid’s documentary delves into messy conversations about the link between art and legacy, becoming a short but […]
Pixar’s fourth trip into the toybox opens up fascinating existential questions while maintaining its delightful core of childlike whimsy.
Sam Jackson returns with two more generations of Shafts in a slick actioner let down by milquetoast jabs at millennials.
Not even the cosmic star power of Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson can stop this tired, paint-by-numbers reboot.
Jack Quaid and Maya Erskine break long-standing rom-com modes in this refreshing, personable love story.