The Beach Bum
The shaggy dog nature of this film, one that mimics its protagonist’s neverending belief that everything is just gonna be alright, alright becomes almost transcendent.
An interview with Mallory O'Meara, author of The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick.
A young girl takes refuge in her imagination when her mother is diagnosed with a life-threatening illness.
A fascinating though disorganized and occasionally strange look at actor-director Orson Welles, told mainly through a study of his paintings.
A righteous and engaging look at an ecological activist who died far too young.
A nonfiction film about the first moon mission, showcasing never-before-seen images, put together with an exquisite sense of craft.
Because all the characters except Greta are rather thinly drawn (including Frances, a distressed ingenue that not even Moretz can save), they might feel a touch mechanical if Huppert weren't in there, pirouetting her way through the script.
In his latest video essay about maligned masterpieces, Scout Tafoya celebrates Lars von Trier's most recent film.
A coming-of-age drama, a horror movie, and a "hero's journey" film, all rolled into one.
You can tell by how Barry Jenkins photographs faces that he loves people.
More a black comedy than a traditional revenge thriller, Cold Pursuit is a fragmented but intermittently fascinating film that feels like a commentary on the genre.