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...

A Matter of Conscience

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

Revolt of the Barbies

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

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...

Life and Death in Palermo

Portrait of a doomed social gathering: Three murdered young adults sprawled in a living...
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