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.
HBO’s gritty new gumshoe is already being eclipsed by his more interesting supporting players in episode two.
Matthew Rhys steps into the gumshoes of the famed private investigator for a shaky but sumptuous first episode.
Netflix’s latest African original series is a teen mystery that can’t quite overcome its derivations.
Laurent Bouzereau’s documentary about the life and death of the Hollywood legend is charming but frustratingly incomplete.
Apple TV+’s new mystery series isn’t entirely consistent, but it blends childlike wonder with real-life injustice to engaging effect.
Amazon’s adaptation of the Agatha Christie mystery The Pale Horse (one of the author’s final works) keeps her innate spirit for intrigue.
Jonathan Demme’s remake of Charade marks a low point in his career from casting and acting to pacing and direction.
Michael Cristofer’s first movie since 2001 is a low-key thriller that respects its characters, even if its setup isn’t too original.
Robert Kenner and Taki Oldham tackle the curious case of a man who’s confessed to too many crimes.
Nicolas Cage stars in a Southern fried psychological thriller that’s both too much, and not enough.
Disney’s sequel enjoys another robust weekend, while the Rian Johnson whodunit clues moviegoers to the joys of original crowdpleasers.
Martin Scorsese followed up The Departed with Shutter Island, a claustrophobic psychological thriller about the madness of loss.
Episode two digs into more of the show’s thematic material, as answers give way to more questions.
Our penultimate CIFF dispatch breaks down Rian Johnson’s star-studded caper Knives Out, the Georgian queer drama And Then We Danced…, and more.
Brilliant production design and strong lead performances get bogged down in too much worldbuilding in Amazon’s high-budget fantasy series.
Fantasia kicks off its opening night with an atmospheric, if slightly subdued, entry in the Ringu series.
Frailty, thy name definitely ain’t “woman” in this feminist retelling of Hamlet.