Frozen II is funny, exciting, sad, romantic, and silly.
A heartfelt but scattershot documentary that tries to get inside the mind of Donald Trump's America, but mainly succeeds as a snapshot of the 2016 election and its immediate aftermath.
Burt Reynolds' mix of deep talent and light-footed charisma was unique.
An ambitious, often frustrating, sometimes powerful account of a labor strike from 1917 that uses fiction-film techniques to tell a true story.
As we eagerly await Shane Black's The Predator, a look back at The Monster Squad, directed by Fred Dekker.
It would be impressive even without the palpable sense of connection and understanding that Liu brings to the material, but its easygoing intimacy is what puts it over the top.
A solid hangout movie as well as a band-of-buddies film.
An unusual and interesting feature that tries to convey the inner state of a non-communicative young woman mainly through reaction shots of her face, and that alone is enough to power it beyond any moment to moment difficulties that might have.
A celebration of Jane Campion's "In the Cut," as part of a video essay series about maligned masterpieces.
Paul Rudd plays against type, though not effectively, in this true story of a baseball catcher who was also an OSS agent.
Roger Ebert was born on this day in 1942, and died a little over five years ago. I owe a good part of my success to reading and watching Roger, emulating as many of his lessons as I could, and later, being championed by him.