Lin-Manuel Miranda’s world-changing musical comes to vivid life on Disney+, but can’t escape the complexities of its cultural dissonance.
Dawn Porter offers up a heartfelt, accessible tribute to one of Congress’ most stalwart Civil Rights leaders.
Rod Lurie’s military thriller about the Battle of Kamdesh can’t quite nail its critique about the horrors of war.
Finally out from under the shadow of its filmic inspiration, the Amazon series treads new ground in its second season.
Shudder’s latest offering from South Korea is a limp, wooden retread of every exorcism and possession movie you’ve ever seen.
Hirokazu Kore-eda’s first film outside of his native Japan is a light, star-studded family affair of modest potential and diminishing returns.
Netflix and producer Pablo Larraín offers a modest glimpse of quarantine life that can’t escape the privilege of its authors.
The long-running true crime program gets a reboot to examine more murders in a slicker, but emptier, package.
Powerful indies and revisionist superhero series dot some of June’s most addictive home video offerings.
The iconic young adult book series comes to vivid, relatable, family-friendly life.
David France’s gut-wrenching documentary on the state-sanctioned purge of GLBT people in Chechnya is an excellent expose of the atrocities and portrait of the heroes in Russia.
HBO’s gritty new gumshoe is already being eclipsed by his more interesting supporting players in episode two.
Germany’s surprise hit time-bending soap opera returns & is more out there than ever before.
The black-sheep show of the DC Universe returns for a second season even more confident in its quirks.
HBO’s new true-crime docuseries illuminates not just the Golden State Killer, but the woman who dedicated her life to catching him.
Without its own texture or style, Lars Damoiseaux’s camp-adjacent feature debut exists in a vacuum divorced from its inspirations.
The former Daily Show host’s sophomore film is a dated, centrist screed that fundamentally misunderstands our current political moment.
Spike Lee’s longtime collaborator talks about using new instruments in his latest score, honoring Black veterans, and representation in film composing.