Pegged upon release as a retread of previous work, William Friedkin’s neo-noir is something altogether different.
Timo Tjahjanto brings his maximalist sensibilities to a followup that tries to be several different horror movies at once.
Jacob Chase’s new horror film balances eery scares with a human core before it starts to teeter off the rails by the end.
October’s Criterion offerings include one of the most soulful depictions of Black life in the ’70s, and Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winning 2019 masterpiece.
Remy Weekes’ haunting debut elegantly balances bone-chilling atmosphere with more socially relevant scares.
Sam Raimi brought his camp sensibilities to Marvel’s friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, launching a bright new era for superhero filmmaking.
A cross-country book tour is the backdrop for an engrossing doc about coping with the loss of a loved one.
delivers an emotionally engrossing directorial debut.
Director Felipe Mucci delivers a crime thriller that’s heavy on darkness but light on substance.
While effective at first, Khaled Ridgeway’s feature debut goes from dark comedy to conventional sappiness.
“Rough Night” meets a board game pitch gone awry in this memorable dark comedy.
Despite attempts to recapture its magic, Sam Raimi’s second superhero entry remains the best in energy and empathy.
From ’70s mob thrillers to docs that stretch their genre definitions, AFI Fest closes with some elegant entries.
Philip Seymour Hoffman gives us one of his most achingly heartfelt performances opposite Laura Linney in Tamara Jenkins’ family drama.
Jonah Malek’s documentary proves captivating for divers and non-divers alike.
Justin Etheredge’s directorial debut Good is a flawed but frequently intriguing production.
A bona fide example of ’80s trash horror, Jim Wynorski’s tale of killer robots and horny teens is its own kind of therapy.
After digressing from the horror genre, Sam Raimi’s 2000 effort marked an affecting supernatural tale with solid performances.