Culture clash and end-of-life issues collide in Lulu Wang’s scintillatingly heartfelt drama “based on an actual lie.”
Jim Gaffigan’s hangdog performance and an unexpectedly nuanced script elevate a stock comedy scenario into something genuinely thoughtful.
One of Hayao Miyazaki’s lighter, sentimental films is a celebration of ordinary life & parental love as seen through the eyes of a child.
Larisa Sadilova’s probing drama highlights small-town Russian culture through an opaque lens.
One of Miyazaki’s most enduring classics, Princess Mononoke addresses the concepts of violence and hatred in a way young viewers can understand.
Laika’s latest mixes action, humor & message in a great family movie.
Alara gets her last hurrah in a shockingly well-rendered showcase for Halston Sage, saying goodbye to one of […]
Netflix’s dystopian horror has Sandra Bullock fleeing a horror that will kill you if you see it.
Disney offers a rousing, delightful update to the children’s film classic.
Miles Morales gets the big-screen treatment he deserves, an aesthetically vibrant, action-packed story that might just be one […]
Three decades later, Bill Murray’s dark turn on Ebenezer Scrooge remains as adored by its fans as it […]
As adorable and poignant as the first, Disney Animation Studios crafts a Wreck-It Ralph sequel that’s as much […]
Netflix continues its encroachment into the Hallmark Christmas movie game with a treacly kid’s flick elevated greatly by […]
Diving deep into Minions territory, Illumination’s revamp of the holiday classic sands off the Grinch’s hard edges and […]
An all-star cast, including Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman and Russell Crowe, bring a serious issue for the GLBTQ […]
The first-time filmmaker and the veteran actor sit down to talk about Chomko’s experiences with Alzheimer’s in her […]
This piece was originally posted on Alcohollywood The Chicago International Film Festival keeps chugging along this week, and […]
While Theresa Rebeck’s low-budgeted rural hangout comedy sports a fine cast, they can’t quite elevate the proceedings beyond […]