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.
The Afropunk musician-turned-composer talks to us about diving into the complicated musical psyche of Shirley Jackson.
Stephen Frears’ new miniseries is a deft three episodes that shifts perspectives and plots with ease, even if it doesn’t completely pay off.
A strong central performance and a clear sense of authorship elevate this Lifetime Original Movie into more than the sum of its parts.
Benedict Andrews’ retelling of FBI’s pursuit of the French New Wave star under the Hoover administration relies far too heavily on broad stokes.
The Thoroughbreds director struggles to mix his sardonicism into a script about the biggest financial scandal in public […]
Coming off his documentary work, Greg Barker presents his first scripted feature in a mishmash of undercooked storylines and characters.
Apple TV+’s new mystery series isn’t entirely consistent, but it blends childlike wonder with real-life injustice to engaging effect.
Netflix’s new limited series deftly looks at racism, colorism, sexism, and more, all with typically great work from Octavia Spencer.