The Mad Queen rears her fire-breathing head in a visually stunning, but narratively baffling penultimate episode.
More than just its gimmicky 59-minute 3D long shot, Bi Gan’s dreamlike drama is a delightfully challenging, exhilarating work of cinema.
Miyazaki’s animated classic effortlessly blends magical realism with a relatable coming-of-age story about building community.
In 1988, Hayao Miyazaki found a bright, adorable way to explore the freedom and exuberance of childhood, and invites adults to see it anew.
Amy Poehler’s directorial debut is filled with hilarious women, but this attempt at a female Sideways doesn’t quite hit the right notes.
Ralph Fiennes’ tale of real-life Russian dancer and defector Rudolph Nureyev is stylish enough but fails to slip deeply into its’ characters ballet flats.
While it doesn’t have the reputation of Miyazaki’s later works, Studio Ghibli’s sophomore film serves as a lovely steampunk primer to the man’s filmography.
Keanu Reeves serves up another bloody helping of face-shooting mayhem in a third entry that cements the series’ utter supremacy on the action movie stage.
We chat with the creator of the podcast series Blockbuster about dramatizing the early creative partnership of Steven Spielberg and George Lucas
A self-aware sixth heist instalment of the fan favorite narrative can’t help but deliver diminishing rewards.
Winnie Cheung’s award-winning short is filled with trippy imagery, but might be too frenetic for its own good.
Mary Harron’s take on the Manson Family features strong performances, but brings little else to the true crime table.
Middle-earth or middle-of-the-road? Dome Karukoski’s take on the Lord of the Rings author’s early life doesn’t even try to break the biopic mold.
The Pokémon franchise takes some crazy swings with a noir adventure that admirably commits to its universe, but might only be for hardcore Poke-fans.
Werner Herzog’s look at the Soviet Union’s last leader is fascinatingly apolitical, but lacks insight as a result.
Westeros finds itself divided on who should lead it, in a frustrating feature-length episode that walks back vital character development.
Before Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki honed his craft on one of the liveliest anime action-adventures of all time.
Full of racist jokes & sexual assault subplots, John Hughes’ teen rom-com classic has aged like bad cheese. But is there anything worth saving about it?