Despite its future A-list cast & spooky atmosphere, “Blood Creek” is an incoherent misstep for the versatile director.
Joel Schumacher inexplicably drained Andrew Lloyd Webber’s legendary Broadway musical of every bit of its camp and queerness.
Joel Schumacher’s sensitive wartime drama gives the world Colin Farrell and explores the painful tribulations of young men waiting for war.
Joel Schumacher’s second go at the Batman franchise has its undeniable charms, but relied too much on tired stereotypes.
From Rodney King to Donald Trump, Michael Douglas’ D-FENS remains the pluperfect case study for white grievance politics.
Joel Schumacher’s ninth feature adapts John Grisham’s usual action nonsense with depth & sensitivity.
Joel Schumacher’s fun, stylish take on teen vampires both ushered in “MTV horror” & acknowledged young female horror fans.
The Brat Pack-era drama about callow college graduates is worth a watch, if you can tolerate its awful characters.
Schumacher’s directorial debut is a silly, messy take on the restrictive gender roles of women in the household.
In light of his passing, we look at the eclectic work of the man who loved camp, callousness, and everything in between.
Matthew McConaughey wasted a performance in Gus Van Sant’s most disappointing film, a self-important look at white male redemption.
Gus Van Sant’s Oscar-winning character drama is a safe, middlebrow nuts-and-bolts picture as formative as it is uncreative for the filmmaker.
Gus Van Sant’s 1991 queer classic is a mournful tone poem about lost youth, and the intersection between class and queerness.
Gus Van Sant’s queer Western was received with scorn by critics when it first came out, but its celebration of the abject deserves reconsideration.
Gus Van Sant and Buck Henry’s darkly funny satire about toxic self-obsession features a memorably villainous turn by Nicole Kidman.
Gus Van Sant’s second feature is a stylish but sensitive and non-judgmental look at drug addiction.
Gus Van Sant’s gritty, low-budget debut lays the groundwork for a successful career. And 35 years on, the subject matter seems eerily relevant.
For Pride Month, we highlight the work of America’s poet laureate for dirtbags, dreamers, and disaffected youth.