It centers on the sort of self-absorbed man who’d drive her usual heroines to the brink.
In Barry Jenkins’s work, loss is a given. He lyricizes it and sometimes seems to wallow in it.
It throws enough at you to keep you distracted from seeing all the marks it’s not quite hitting.
He says he works best in duos, and he’s in three this fall: Stan & Ollie, Holmes and Watson, and The Sisters Brothers.
Peter Dinklage deserves all the good will we can muster, but if he’s going to make movies like this, Game of Thrones can’t come soon enough.
David Gordon Green takes memorable images from Carpenter’s Halloween and turns them on their heads
Craig William Macneill’s biopic on 19th-century ax murderer Lizzie Borden fails to find the juiciest parts of a famously fascinating story.
I have zero doubts about the first half — it couldn’t be more charming.
McQueen wouldn’t do a mere genre movie, of course.
First Man might be the most grounded space movie ever made.
Yes, he’s a bit of a blowhard, but the air is blowing hard in the right direction.
Including Annihilation, Black Panther, The Rider, and The Death of Stalin.
Read the book instead.
On the mixed legacy of the late playwright.
It’s lucky to have Trump distracting from its awfulness this week.
Stephen Maing’s film about 12 NYPD whistle-blowers makes you angry and scared in equal measure.
A documentary about skateboarders’ lives that leads back to their abusive upbringings.
Musician Ben Dickey and Alia Shawkat star in this fuzzy but moving biopic of Blaze Foley.
It has an irresistible premise: an increasingly intimate intercontinental relationship between a superfan’s idol and his own girlfriend.
It would make a great pick for a jailhouse movie night.
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