One of Sam Raimi’s early film-school shorts is a shaggy murder mystery soaked in future promise.
Robert Kenner and Taki Oldham tackle the curious case of a man who’s confessed to too many crimes.
Brilliant production design and strong lead performances get bogged down in too much worldbuilding in Amazon’s high-budget fantasy series.
The otherwise-spotty Hateful Eight still contains one of Tarantino’s greatest sequences.
Arnaud Desplechin shifts gears with an all-too-straightforward cop drama mired in cliche.
Mary Harron’s take on the Manson Family features strong performances, but brings little else to the true crime table.
By channeling Burton’s outsized whimsy into something darker, consistent, and more constrained, Sweeney Todd succeeds in ways his other adaptations fail.
The HBO series returns to form with a solid third season starring Mahershala Ali.