Documentarian Penny Lane returns to our weekly interview podcast to talk about her deeply funny, insightful dive into The Satanic Temple.
While this animated kid’s film carries its titular dolls’ message of loving your imperfections, the end result is still a little too safe.
A surprisingly solid performance by Zac Efron is wasted on an uneven drama about why chicks dig Ted Bundy.
A bat-crap crazy home invasion thriller, The Intruder spices up its hokey script and brain-dead characters with a bug-eyed turn from Dennis Quaid.
Hulu’s new documentary on the life of pioneering sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer balances lifelong tragedies with her undying sense of joy.
For May, The Spool is taking a deep dive into the works of one of Japanese animation’s greatest pioneers.
Against all odds, Jonathan Levine manages to transform a stoner comedy with Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron into a charmingly sweet political romance.
The war between the living and the dead reaches its apex in the long-awaited, but fairly boilerplate, climax of Game of Thrones.
Kasi Lemmons’ wistful, eerie, criminally underrated directorial debut features complex characters & asks unsettling questions about memory & perspective.
Five years on, Ava DuVernay’s gripping account of the march from Selma to Washington stresses that MLK’s fight is far from over today.
The Houston-born filmmaker talks about his latest opus, the value of arts in small communities, and the joys/challenges of self-distributing your films.
The seventh annual Chicago Critics Film Festival includes a 35mm print of Alien, as well as festival faves like The Nightinggale and Yesterday.
The Nine-Nine deals with an impending threat in an ambitious, 24-like real-time episode featuring guest star Sean Astin
Seth MacFarlane takes his love letter to Star Trek in a decidedly Star Wars direction, as The Orville closes out season 2 with an alternate dark timeline.
Chambers, the latest supernatural drama from Netflix, is gorgeously shot, but its tale of a haunted heart transplant loses the script pretty quickly.
David Robert Mitchell’s latest might just be reviled precisely because it prods at the solipsism of the film bros who tend to drag it.
The MCU reaches a climax of sorts with the ambitious, three-hour Endgame, a satisifying end to the 11-year Marvel mythos to date.
Dame Judi Dench gives a commanding performance as always, but this time-hopping spy thriller suffers from tepid, made-for-BBC delivery.