There are two movies in "Jackie." One of these movies is just OK. The other is exceptional. The first one keeps undermining the second.
Still grimly funny and bracingly nasty after nearly fifty years, this is a world-weary anti-authority comedy fronted by Lee Marvin's knife-blade face.
A furious and often terrifying documentary about the militarization of US police.
A heist film populated almost entirely by dunderheads; very funny.
Matt Zoller Seitz celebrates "Beyond the Valley of the Dolls," now available on Criterion Blu-ray and DVD.
A tribute to the late Godfather of Gore, Herschell Gordon Lewis.
The Lovers and the Despot takes a fascinating story about filmmaking, politics, kidnapping and propaganda and gives us almost no insight into the work of its two main characters, a director and his actress wife.
London Road is brilliant in all the wrong ways.
One of the most original, challenging and sometimes infuriating documentaries of recent times.
For the 33rd installment in his series about maligned masterworks, Scout Tafoya examines Ang Lee's "Ride with the Devil."