The vulgar auteur commits to a 13-hour crime drama that traffics in his most minimalist, nihilistic sensibilities.
Lee Won-Tae piles on the cheese in this pulpy gangster thriller that rewards mightily, if you’re in the right mood.
Ed Zwick’s death-row drama is a familiar, but effective throwback to old-fashioned issue dramas. It’s hard to think […]
Before Studio Ghibli, Hayao Miyazaki honed his craft on one of the liveliest anime action-adventures of all time.
Tessa Thompson and Lily James are two sisters struggling with rural poverty and difficult choices in this gripping, but uneven drama.
Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke returns to long-form storytelling with this feature-length tale of the twisted romance between a gangster and his moll.
The Colombian crime thriller serves as an intriguing, culturally relevant twist on an age-old story, with an eye to highlighting Wayuu cultural traditions.
The second season of NBC’s Breaking Bad-with-moms show disappointingly treads water, keeping its three leads running in place while feigning change.
The Hungarian animated film is a stunningly psychedelic dive into art and film history.
Try as they might, even genre giants like Ron Perlman and Famke Jannsen can’t elevate this dull, by-the-numbers […]
Steve McQueen’s ambitious, female-driven crime film sports fabulous performances, but bounces haphazardly between tones. This piece was originally […]
Lisbeth Salander returns, this time played by Claire Foy, in a slick but shallow sequel that trades in […]
The Wachowskis’ seminal sci-fi trilogy hits 4K today ahead of the first Matrix’s 20th anniversary. In honor of […]
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This piece was originally posted on Alcohollywood The Chicago International Film Festival keeps chugging along this week, and […]
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Sporting a brilliant ensemble cast, Drew Goddard’s throwback to the neo-noir crime films of Tarantino and Rodriguez is […]
Joaquin Phoenix and John C. Reilly are a pair of offbeat gunslingers in Jacques Audiard’s unconventional, gorgeously energetic […]