Chanya Button’s tale of the romance between Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf is a little too slapdash to address its myriad concerns.
The stars of Jennifer Kent’s harrowing colonial revenge film sit down to talk about finding their characters amidst historical hell.
Kenneth Branagh furthers his adoration for William Shakespeare by directing and starring in this free-wheeling biopic of the Bard’s final years.
Ralph Fiennes’ tale of real-life Russian dancer and defector Rudolph Nureyev is stylish enough but fails to slip deeply into its’ characters ballet flats.
Five years on, Ava DuVernay’s gripping account of the march from Selma to Washington stresses that MLK’s fight is far from over today.
Suranne Jones captivates as historical feminist and lesbian Anne Lister in a messy, but insightful HBO miniseries that overcomes its own stylistic crutches.
Molly Shannon and Amy Seimetz shine in this warm, tender, humanizing portrayal of the famously enigmatic poet.
Solid lead performances are little compensation for more feel-good “can’t we all just get along?” Oscar bait.
While it’s long, languorous and more than a little dreamlike, László Nemes’ latest paints another sumptuous world of woe.
Recounting the tale of the men who hunted down Bonnie and Clyde, The Highwaymen is far too trite and hokey for its own good.
While Keira Knightley and cast give off some elegant looks, this post-WWII costume drama floats passively along the surface of its subject.
Fifteen years on, we still wrestle with the value of Mel Gibson the man and his violent, controversial take on Christ’s death.
While it won’t win any awards for historical accuracy, Josie Rourke’s royal drama shines thanks to some gorgeous […]
Yorgos Lanthimos’ latest is a droll, hilarious dramedy about the challenges of female power and competition, with three […]
Peter Farrelly’s period road movie about a black piano player and his Italian driver in Jim Crow America […]
The Coen brothers return to the Old West for a darkly comic anthology of six stories of doomed […]
The JJ Abrams-produced Nazi zombie flick provides plenty of schlock and scares, but stumbles over its own rotting […]
David McKenzie reunites with Chris Pine for a Braveheart-esque historical epic that plays out more like a filler […]