#Me Too? Her Too, Says The Assistant.

The Assistant is a quiet, dry, despairing little movie about a recently hired office...

Full Medal Blackout

All war movies are not necessarily created equal. Case in point: Todd Robinson’s The...

You Talk Too Much

Some people believe Guy Ritchie invented the “bro action comedy” in 1998, with Lock,...

Don’t Drink the Water

If we were to tell you that a new sci-fi thriller is about what...

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...

Hooray for the Troublemakers

In the documentary Henri Langlois: Phantom of the Cinémathèque, Langlois, founder of the Cinémathèque...

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