A wild whirlwind of a mess, without any coherence, without even a guiding principle.
A video essay celebrating Antonia Bird's maligned masterpiece, Ravenous.
This is far from a perfect movie, but it’s passionate, controlled and smart—a throwback to another era of American cinema, not just American life.
A gangster movie about old age, or an old age movie about gangsters.
The truth is stranger than fiction, and also probably more engrossing.
As of this writing, Todd Phillips’ “Joker" has earned nearly $1 billion globally, making it one of the most successful comic book movies ever released. But the discourse surrounding it will outlive this moment. No comic book-derived film since "Black Panther " has sparked more commentary, although the discussion surrounding this one has been more oppositional than anything else, and clouded by bad faith on every side.
Despite flashes of inspiration, this sequel to the unexpectedly compelling Maleficent can't seem to get out of its own way.
A solid documentary about a great musician, with passages of greatness.
A short film about two friends trying to get through a period of loss.
A great documentary considering every possible aspect of a great movie.
A video essay by Scout Tafoya celebrating Jim Mickle's maligned 2013 masterpiece, We Are What We Are.