Ken Burns and Lynn Novick spend six enlightening hours interrogating the author’s famous machismo, his works, and his legacy.
Mike Leigh’s kitchen-sink drama and Albert Brooks’ droll afterlife comedy are two of Criterion’s stellar March releases.
Ryan Murphy’s bajillionth project for Netflix adapts the Broadway musical to spectacular effect, even if the spectacle wallpapers over its lack of substance.
Steven Soderbergh goes further back to his indie roots with a boatful of talent, loose style, and delightful improv.
John Patrick Shanley’s Catholic Church-set drama is mildly effective and well-acted but too tidy for its subject matter.
Jonathan Demme’s final film is a flawed, fascinating time capsule into Obama-era politics.
Jonathan Demme’s remake of the 1962 classic is as notable for its look at political dehumanization as it is its modernization.
Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of the Louisa May Alcott book is sensitive, challenging, and earnestly engages with the source material.
Steven Soderbergh serves up a messy capitalist critique in the shell of a slick, simplistic essay film.
The cultural phenomenon returns, minus its star director, with a little more Streep in its step.
Disney offers a rousing, delightful update to the children’s film classic.