Ladj Ly’s feature debut mines neorealism to solid effect, but its contrivances prevent it from making a fully-realized social comment.
Sam Mendes’ WWI epic is an astounding technical achievement, but loses its soul on the way to razzle-dazzle.
Apollo 11 composer Matt Morton discusses how he used period-appropriate synthesizers to craft a tense score to mankind’s first walk on the moon.
Destin Daniel Cretton’s legal drama has its moments of impact and an impressive cast, but it’s far too lopsided to stick the landing.
Karim Aïnouz’s latest is an ambitious adaptation of two women separated by the patriarchy and the loneliness of family.
The closing chapter of the Star Wars sequel trilogy maintains a steady second-weekend box office haul.
From the first time we meet Baby Yoda to the final trek of the Razor Crest, we look back at the highs and lows of The Mandalorian’s first season.
Sam Mendes powers his leading ladies to metatextual heights in his first Bond outing.
“Sesame Street” and “Co-op” songwriter Eli Bolin explains how he crafted the catchy, kid-friendly tunes for “John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch”.
We cross-over with the Debating Doctor Who podcast to figure out which Christmas Special (and their stars) deserves a spot on the Hall of Faces.
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker rises to a forceful $175.5 million opening weekend at the box office, but it falters compared to previous episodes.
Fernando Meirelles explores the complexities of a church in transition in a vibrant, funny film with two divine lead performances.
The director of Wild Rose and The Aeronauts sits down to talk about his high-flying historical adventure, now available on Amazon Prime Video.
Netflix’s adaptation of the popular fantasy novel series is a puzzling mess that brings little new to the table except Henry Cavill’s wig.
Charles Dickens’ classic holiday story gets the grim, Peaky Blinders treatment.
Tom Hooper adapts the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical into a Cronenbergian hellscape of trippy man-cats and the barest sliver of story.
HBO Sports serves up a short-but-sweet documentary on the whimsical practice of creative dog grooming.
Netflix’s cult-hit stalker melodrama returns for a second season of wild, campy intrigue.