Nicolas Cage stars in a Southern fried psychological thriller that’s both too much, and not enough.
As his WWI war epic 1917 comes out in time for the holidays, we spend December looking back on the eclectic modes of Sam Mendes.
One writer’s childhood bond with his best friend was sealed by a fateful late-night screening of Die Hard with a Vengeance.
Alex Garland’s contemplative sci-fi stories imagine a world where destruction and liberation go hand in hand.
Todd Haynes steps outside of his wheelhouse with a well-intentioned, but messy piece of narrative journalism.
Helen Mirren and Ian McKellen elevate an otherwise warmed-over thriller as two people wrapped up in a late-life romance gone terribly wrong.
Disney+’s live-action Star Wars series shakes off its fan-film cobwebs and shows glimmers of space Western intrigue.
Mike Flanagan’s latest is equal parts Stephen King adaptation and Stanley Kubrick sequel, and can’t quite bridge the gap.
Episode two digs into more of the show’s thematic material, as answers give way to more questions.
On the thirty-fifth anniversary of the film’s release, we look back at James Cameron’s most melancholy blockbuster.
Today’s CIFF Dispatch looks at documentaries My Father and Me and The Human Factor, character drama Litigante and rape thriller Instinct.
Bong Joon-ho’s latest is a twisty, turny, crackerjack class thriller.
Today’s CIFF dispatch sees reviews of Forman vs. Forman, Gloria Mundi, I Lost My Body, Let There Be Light, and Extracurricular.
Upstream Color’s Shane Carruth stars in a haunting, atmospheric horror film about what lies beyond the pale.
Vince Gilligan returns to the fate of Jesse Pinkman in a thrilling, meditative neo-Western epilogue made strictly for Breaking Bad devotees.
Ang Lee’s ambitious young-vs-old futuristic thriller is a misfire of cranked-up frame rates and muddled plotting.
Takashi Miike’s gazillionth film is a riotous yakuza caper that traffics in the filmmaker’s impeccable balance of extremes.
2007’s Stephen King thriller is a wonderfully economic take on the horror writer’s sensibilities, a real-time flytrap you can’t help getting stuck in.