Many critics wrote off Haddish’s work in The Card Counter as a tonal mismatch for the otherwise unrelenting bleakness of the story, but that stance misses the point.
Our predictions for the winners at Sunday night's Academy Awards.
Matt writes: With the numbers of vaccinated Americans on the rise, theaters are starting to see their highest attendance since the beginning of the pandemic. Despite being released simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max, Adam Wingard's giddy popcorn blockbuster, "Godzilla vs. Kong," has managed to gross well over $350 million thus far worldwide, quickly topping the domestic gross of Christopher Nolan's "Tenet."
The latest on Blu-ray, DVD, and streaming services includes Dreamland, Synchronic, Jungleland, and Criterion editions of Amores Perros, Crash, and Minding the Gap.
Tomris Laffly on the staff pick for the 3rd best film of the 2010s, Joel & Ethan Coen's Inside Llewyn Davis.
The latest on Blu-ray and streaming includes The Addams Family, Pain and Glory, and Gemini Man.
A report from the Star Wars Celebration on the announcement of the title of Episode IX and reveal of the trailer.
The staff choices for the best films of 2018.
Reviews from the New York Film Festival of the latest by Alfonso Cuaron, Alex Ross Perry, the Coen brothers and Julian Schnabel.
A video essay on the excellence of Annihilation and Paramount's shoddy treatment of the film.
A report on the premieres of the George Clooney's Suburbicon and James Toback's The Private Life of a Modern Woman from Venice.
A TV critic's picks for the best TV of 2015-16.