In challenging times, a movie with a talking crab can be a balm for the soul.
M.O.D.O.K. – Hulu’s Marvel supervillain comedy – delivers its fair share of memorable gags, but blending heart and humor proves trickier.
“Death and Nightingales” – a star-studded miniseries adaptation of Edmund McCabe’s novel, is brilliantly acted but trips over its bleakness.
Mohammad Rasoulof’s anthology is a provocative look at capital punishment in Iran, even if it’s drawn out for […]
The HBO Max series starts with some rough edges and unconvincing clichés, but excellent performances overcome those issues.
The long-running horror franchise gets a prestige-adjacent update with an A-list cast, but it’s not enough to overcome the series’ massive hurdles.
Taylor Sheridan’s bare-bones thriller is sloppy and silly, but there’s enough dad-friendly thrills to entertain.
Alexandre Aja’s latest thriller blends a stellar solo performance with palpable tension to set itself from the pack.
The variety of creative voices in FX’s new docuseries lifts up what can be an inconsistent jaunt through 70 years of LGBTQ history.
Alex Gibney’s two-part documentary, The Crime of the Century, lays out a compelling case that the opioid epidemic was no accident.
The Las Vegas set action/heist/horror hybrid balances solid character work, delightful gore and welcome brains.
Even early in his career, Philip Seymour Hoffman is too good for this dull shoot-em-up.
IFC Midnight presents a creepily effective take on a tale as old as time.
Roberto Rossellini’s grandson directs a documentary that is a fascinating exercise in filmmaking as therapy.
Robert Townsend’s modernized MTV adaptation of the famous opera is a compelling movie and a fascinating picture of pop culture in 2001.
Bobbi Jo Hart’s energetic documentary shines a light on one of the greatest, most forgotten all-female rock bands in music history.
Netflix’s adaptation of the Mark Millar comic is an unapproachable blip in the ever-widening field of deconstructionist superhero shows.
Guy Ritchie and Jason Statham reteam for a muscular, but clunky revenge thriller too committed to its convoluted structure.