Kathryn Bigelow’s directorial debut has its standout elements but is overall too detached for its own good.
Director Felipe Mucci delivers a crime thriller that’s heavy on darkness but light on substance.
After digressing from the horror genre, Sam Raimi’s 2000 effort marked an affecting supernatural tale with solid performances.
Aubrey Plaza is outstanding in a surreal comedy-drama about artistic integrity.
Multihyphenate Radha Blank makes herself known in her latest, a familiar story with enough of its own flavor.
Netflix’s ensemble drama treats its young characters as authentic people instead of tiresome stereotypes.
Years before Spider-Man, Sam Raimi delivered a fully original and fully entertaining superhero tale with his 1990 effort.
Angel Manuel Soto’s tale of Baltimore dirt bikers has all the right ingredients, but it rides the clutch too often.
A noticeable step up in their artistry at the time, the Coen brothers’ gangster pastiche remains the duo’s crown jewel.
David Fincher’s Facebook drama remains a bright spot in Aaron Sorkin’s filmography in how it skewers male entitlement.
Pedro Almodóvar’s adaptation of Jean Cocteau’s one-act play is an expansive, carefully constructed half-hour.
Sofia Coppola’s latest is a wry, disarming look at our need for love and the willful ignorance it leads to.
Misinterpreted upon its release, Woody Allen’s 1980 comedy is a worthy riff on the likes of 8 1/2 and Sullivan’s Travels.
Moshe Zonder, Dana Eden, and Maor Kohn’s new espionage series boasts solid acting and craft in the face of some wonky storytelling.
Philippe Lacôte directs a unique film about a young man who’s forced to tell stories to save his own life.
Paul Verhoeven’s infamous 1995 satire isn’t Camp going by Susan Sontag’s definition, but it is one of the great American movies.
Gillian Flynn’s new Prime series is an ambitious saga that offers loads to chew on, assuming you can handle the bleakness of it all.
Cameron Crowe’s rock and roll dramedy may not be the most realistic tale, but it’s a keen mix of chaotic and crowd-pleasing.