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.
A cast of incredible action stars (Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White) team up for a fun, if overstuffed, ride.
Situated halfway between Tim Burton’s Gothic beginnings and contemporary epics, Sleepy Hollow is a forgotten, thoroughly enjoyable Hammer Horror homage.
Ike Barinholtz guest stars in this episode that tests the limits of Boyle’s parenting skills, but doesn’t really mine enough jokes out of its premise.
JC Chandor’s rogue-military actioner is dull as dishwater, and wastes its cast of rugged character actors.
Nickelodeon’s latest family film is a boilerplate adventure that roller-coasts on its own basic competence.
While the third season plays it a bit safer with its “heroes,” the Fab Five still deliver the same uplifting, French-tucked energy to their makeovers.
Henry Selick’s stop-motion holiday fable is a spooky classic, thanks to Tim Burton’s macabre quirks and an array of catchy tunes.
Burton’s most deeply personal film is his humanistic, black-and-white celebration of the Worst Filmmaker of All Time.
Netflix’s latest festival darling dangerously fetishizes the trans experience and reduces it to a leering obsession with genitalia.
Gregg Araki’s ten-episode sex comedy for Starz serves up a heaping helping of sex, twentysomething angst, and doomsday prophecies.
Bloody and queer in equal measure, Knife + Heart is a searingly intriguing gay porn slasher from Yann Gonzalez about horror, love and allyship.
Tim Burton’s superhero sequel saw the endlessly strange auteur run away with big studio money to make the most relentlessly weird comic book film ever.
We take a look at the state of female-led superheroes up to this point, from the lows of Catwoman to the highs of Wonder Woman and Captain Marvel.
The actor behind the most mysterious member of Netflix’s Umbrella Academy talks about life as a superpowered ghost, and what might await him in season 2.
Lin-Manuel Miranda guest starts on a dull episode of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, as Amy’s overachieving brother with whom she’s irrationally angry.