Movie Review

The Oligarch and the Potentate

Alex Gibney's documentary Citizen K doesn't tell us anything especially new about its subject,...


News junkies and political activists may remember the riots that shook the suburbs of...

Desolation Row

A quick note on Chinonye Chukwu's Clemency, the second death-row drama this month (after...

Escape from Death Row

It's a pleasure, after all the high-profile, much-ballyhooed holiday releases, to get wrapped up...

Agnès in Wonderland

In her sweet-old-lady period — if we could ever label the filmmaker who gave...

1917: Bloody Good Show

It's impossible to discuss Sam Mendes' awe-inspiring, terrifying, yet utterly gorgeous World War I...

Invisible Life, Colorful Drama

Once upon a time in Rio de Janeiro there lived two beautiful sisters, Eurídice...

Hoops Hoopla + Precious Stones = Mayhem

Just in time for the holidays, another frantic Safdie Brothers pic from the soft,...

A Female-Empowerment Charmer From Director Greta Gerwig

A reviewer's confession, number 281: I never read Louisa May Alcott's Little Women. I...

Revolt of the Barbies

It's 2015. Imagine working for Fox News. Imagine being a woman working for Fox...

A Matter of Conscience

A few notes on Terrence Malick's A Hidden Life: It's a pleasure to see...

Richard Jewell: More food for thought from cinema’s champion...

Richard Jewell, the lead character in filmmaker Clint Eastwood's new drama of the same...

Queen of Blood

For most Americans, former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is a punch line —...

Dark Waters Indeed

Okay, so mega-chemical-corporation and macro-environment-polluter DuPont de Nemours, Inc. is so powerful and impossible...

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