It becomes repetitive, nonsensical, and just loud after everyone gets an origin story and we're left with nothing to do but go boom.
Vikram Murthi is a freelance writer and critic currently based out of Chicago, IL. He currently writes about film and television for RogerEbert.com, The A.V. Club, and Vulture. He previously was a chief film critic at Movie Mezzanine and a news writer for IndieWire. You can follow him on Twitter @fauxbeatpoet.
On three films from TIFF.
On three films from TIFF, including the latest from Ed Norton.
Thoughts on three films from TIFF, including the latest from Armando Iannucci.
A preview of the 2019 BAMCinemaFest with four highlights: So Pretty, The World is Full of Secrets, Vision Portraits, and The Mountain.
Losing It At the Movies: Pauline Kael at 100 runs at New York's Quad Cinema from June 7-20.
Wild Things: The Ferocious Films of Nelly Kaplan runs at the Quad Cinema from April 12-25.
Vikram Murthi reports from the True/False film festival.
The first of two dispatches from Vikram Murthi about this year's True/False film festival.
An interview with director Christian Petzold about his new film, Transit.
Vikram Murthi on three more films that screened as part of MOMA's To Save and Project Festival, including titles by Ida Lupino and Chantal Akerman.