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Color Out of Space

The kind of audacious and deliriously messed-up work that fans of Stanley, Cage, and cult cinema have been rooting for ever since the existence of…

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Ballad of Narayama

"The Ballad of Narayama" is a Japanese film of great beauty and elegant artifice, telling a story of startling cruelty. What a space it opens…

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Intrigo: Death of an Author
- Nell Minow
Bad Boys for Life
- Odie Henderson
- Sheila O'Malley
Weathering with You
- Simon Abrams
The Wave
- Brian Tallerico
Troop Zero
- Tomris Laffly
A Fall From Grace
- Christy Lemire
Disturbing the Peace
- Glenn Kenny
The Host
- Monica Castillo
- Nick Allen
The Amusement Park
- Scout Tafoya
Citizen K
- Nell Minow



Star Trek: Picard Pushes Through Nostalgia in First Three Episodes

A TV review of Star Trek: Picard.

Festivals & Awards

SBIFF 2020: The Night, Mentors—Tony & Santi

A dispatch from the 2020 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, featuring reviews of Kourosh Ahari’s "The Night" and Andrew Davis' "Mentors—Tony & Santi."

Far Flungers

A Work of Art like Life Itself: Theo Angelopoulos' Landscape in the Mist

Theo Angelopoulos’ Landscape in the Mist is a work of art that comes from the feelings, the dreams, the sorrows, and the flashes of life that we experience every day.


Gil Robertson Talks to Chaz Ebert About the Importance of the African American Film Critics Awards and AAFCA

An interview with Gil Robertson, president of the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), which will hold its 11th annual ceremony on Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020.


9-1-1 Becomes a Franchise with Lone Star Version

A review of FOX's 9-1-1: Lone Star, starring Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler.

Festivals & Awards

Stars Shine at the 25th Critics Choice Awards

A personal report from the 2020 CCA Awards.


Tyler Perry, Crystal Fox, Bresha Webb, and Phylicia Rashad on Making Netflix's Tyler Perry's A Fall From Grace

An interview with the stars and writer/director of Netflix's Tyler Perry's A Fall From Grace.

Festivals & Awards

Alliance of Women Film Journalists' 2019 EDA Awards Honor Little Women, Parasite and More

An article detailing the winners of the Alliance of Women Film Journalists' 2019 EDA Awards, including Actress Defying Age and Ageism.


Excellent Little America is Apple’s Best Show

A review of the excellent Apple TV show Little America.


Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez Offers Glimpse into American Tragedy

A review of the new Netflix crime docuseries about former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez.


Creator of Veep Returns with Hugh Laurie on HBO’s Avenue 5

A TV review of the new HBO show Avenue 5, created by Armando Iannucci and starring Hugh Laurie.

Balder and Dash

The 4-Star Films of 2019

A collection of the reviews given our highest possible grade in 2019.