1991’s Scent of a Woman remains one of the most baffling recipients of Oscar gold, a prep-school drama lifted only by an early Philip Seymour Hoffman turn.
Joel Schumacher’s sleazy, sweaty neo-noir of porn and pain remains a bizarre artifact for the director’s filmography, and it hasn’t lost its bite.
Tim Winton’s novel gets the film treatment in Gregor Jordan’s seventh feature, exploring an underdeveloped love triangle to frustrating results.
Joel Schumacher’s 1990 foray into psychological horror wasn’t just a look at mortality, but also a meditation on what lie on the other side.
Joel Schumacher’s second John Grisham adaptation is a myopic look at race and the criminal justice system in the American South.
Joel Schumacher’s ninth feature adapts John Grisham’s usual action nonsense with depth & sensitivity.
A puzzle of a thriller, Sidney Lumet’s final film slides its script and performances together with ease.
Frank Cottrell Boyce’s directorial debut is an unfocused mix of family estrangement and Andersonian kitsch.NOW STREAMING: Powered by […]
Natalie Erika James’ feature debut mixes loneliness, intimacy, and a strong Bella Heathcote performance to disconcerting effect.
Lawrence Kasdan’s 1985 throwback Western is overstuffed, but 35 years later boasts loads of charm.
Gina Prince-Bythewood’s nuanced, layered comic book actioner finds character among its expert choreography.
The Ross brothers’ staged documentary about a closing Las Vegas bar tries to blend mediums but borders on exploitation instead.
Cristina Costantini & Kareem Tabsch’s new documentary looks at multihyphenate Walter Mercado’s impact to generally strong results.
Tom Hanks admirably buoys a lean, but sloppy WWII naval thriller too sincere to sell its simplicity.
Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti buoy Max Barbakow’s first scripted feature, mixing laughs and light philosophy in the process.
Schumacher’s directorial debut is a silly, messy take on the restrictive gender roles of women in the household.
It’s good, but Anthony Minghella’s 1999 adaptation really comes alive when Philip Seymour Hoffman’s scumbag enters the picture.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s world-changing musical comes to vivid life on Disney+, but can’t escape the complexities of its cultural dissonance.