Ethan Hawke chews the scenery in a historical drama that gleefully plays around with the truth.
Arguably one of David Fincher’s best films, Zodiac focuses on the tedium of a murder investigation, rather than the crimes themselves.
Ron Howard’s adaptation of J.D. Vance’s bootstrapping rags to riches memoir is exactly what you’d expect.
David Fincher’s biopic of Citizen Kane writer Herman J. Mankiewicz is a slick, cynical reframing of Hollywood’s Golden Age.
Based on a true story, Netflix’s family friendly comedy is as warm & smooth as a cup of hot cocoa.
The courtroom docudrama does what it set out to do: uplift, inspire & make little of an impression.
Julie Taymor directs Julianne Moore in a frustratingly muted look at the feminist movement icon.
FX’s new docuseries based on Errol Morris’ book is engaging at points but fails to fully defend its own point.
Showtime’s docuseries about a love ’em & leave ’em con artist looks good but suffers from a lack of focus.
An interesting concept is buried under limp writing and under developed characters.
Marco Pontecorvo directs a thoughtful look at why we often choose faith over fact.
Bennett Miller’s adaptation of Michael Lewis’ book is an overlong, overcrowded sports biopic partially redeemed by its cast.
A token of the aughts and a swan song for Mike Nichols, this 2007 drama runs on more hermetically sealed Aaron Sorkin writing to okay results.
Playing a creator who needs adoration, Philip Seymour Hoffman revels in the idiosyncrasies of famed author Truman Capote in Bennett Miller’s biopic.
After a handful of missteps, Gus Van Sant regained his footing with a solid—if fittingly flawed—indie.
Gus Van Sant’s squeaky clean biopic about the famed gay rights activist marks a myopic and pandering misstep in the director’s filmography.
Olivier Assayas’ latest is a clunky thriller that resists cinematic convention to its detriment.
Judd Apatow’s latest is just as overlong and meandering as his usual fare, but boasts a surprising turn from Pete Davidson.