Edson Oda’s debut feature about a group of souls looking to be born into the real world is a great premise with pretty good execution.
Joe Begos’ wild, gore-soaked drug trip of a vampire flick is not for the faint of heart.
Patrick Stewart is still carrying much of the weight as “Star Trek: Picard” continues to pile on the lore & find its footing.
Lance Oppenheim’s documentary about the largest retirement village in America blends droll humor with small, salient touches.
Jim Jarmusch’s most gentle, sentimental film finds the lyrical beauty in an everyday working class life.
Though cinematographer Reed Morano shows some directing chops, the Blake Lively thriller is uneven in style & tone.
BoJack finally stops running from his demons in an uneven but mostly satisfying conclusion to TV’s best show about depression & addiction.
Emerald Fennell’s feature debut may be flawed, but it’s an empathetic portrayal of rage, anguish, and black comedy.
Fully recovered from the misstep of “Orphan 55,” the latest episode is well-paced & full of surprises.
Will Smith & Martin Lawrence beat Guy Ritchie’s latest handily in a robust-for-January weekend.
Holly picks up one thread after another, & begins to get a full, chilling picture of what the team might be up against.
Cedric Cheung-Lau’s super slow burn overdoes itself at points, but it finds its beauty—and then finds it again.
Matt Yoka’s documentary snaps a picture of a city — and a family — in transition.
Brandon Cronenberg’s second feature is a po-faced collection of genre tropes that wastes its cast and a modest sense of style.
Eugene Kotlyarenko’s satire about a rideshare driver who murders for online fame lacks the bite or nuance its premise deserves.
Eliza Hittman’s tender tale of a teenage girl seeking an abortion is about far more than its description would suggest.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire’s Noémie Merlant gets sweet on a theme park ride in this charming, if conventionally quirky dramedy.
Despite solid performances all around, the episode struggles with tone, plotting & what kind of show it wants to be.