Review: ‘The Outfit’Mark Rylance Plays A Cunning Game In Graham Moore's Perfectly-Tailored Mob Thriller

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Just as it's the clothes that make the man, the script is definitely what makes a movie. Graham Moore's feature directing debut, The Outfit,...

‘Snowpiercer’ Season 1 Review: Rebellion Fuels A Much-Needed Course Correction

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A few weeks ago I booked passage on the first episode of TNT's long-troubled, oft-delayed Snowpiercer. Thinking it would be a disaster straight out...

Review: ‘Bad Boys For Life’ Wants To Be The Next ‘Fast & Furious’, And...

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"Bad Boys Bad Boys, whatcha gonna do?" Here's an idea, let's make Bad Boys into the next Fast & Furious. That seems to be the mandate...

Review: ‘The King Of Staten Island’Pete Davidson Grows Up In Judd Apatow's Best Comedy...

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In The King of Staten Island, Pete Davidson plays an irresponsible manchild with few prospects, fewer social graces, and yet everybody seems to love...

Review: ‘Emergency’A Funny, Uneven, Scary Campus Satire Mixes Laughs With Racial Commentary

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*NOTE: This review was originally part of our 2022 Sundance Film Festival coverage.* On the surface, Carey Williams’ intense college comedy Emergency looks like it traffics in...

Review: ‘Cliff Walkers’Zhang Yimou's First Spy Thriller Is A Chilly, High-Wire Act Too Exciting...

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Zhang Yimou will perhaps always be known for his colorful wuxia martial arts films, such as House of Flying Daggers, Hero, and 2018's double-identity film Shadow. It's...

Review: ‘Greyhound’Tom Hanks' Admirable, Tense Naval Thriller Refuses To Dive Beneath The Surface

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It doesn't matter whether he's on the battlefield, on teaching children as Mr. Rogers, sailing the high seas in Captain Phillips, or commanding a...

Review: ‘Space Jam: A New Legacy’LeBron James And Bugs Bunny Take The Court For...

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What is it that you really remember about Space Jam in 1996? For me, it's not a Hell of a lot. I remember His...

Review: ‘Belle’Mamoru Hosoda's High-Tech 'Beauty And The Beast' Is A Visual Stunner That Lacks...

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Acclaimed animation filmmaker Mamoru Hosoda returns to a pet theme, the duality within each of us, in his breathtaking new film, Belle. Dazzling visually...

Review: ‘Pompo The Cinephile’Sweet And Chaotic Anime Celebrates The Joy Of Filmmaking

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I love everything about Pompo the Cinephile. The anime adaptation of Shogu Sugitani’s  manga is an exuberant, frenzied celebration of all-things filmmaking. And while it's...