Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Everything that a fan could want from a Star Wars movie and then some.
A frustratingly not-terrible remake of a thriller that was not all there to begin with.
It’s the humblest deep movie of recent years, a work in the same vein as American marginalia like Stranger Than Paradise and Trees Lounge, but with its own rhythm and color, its own emotional temperature, its own reasons for revealing and concealing things.
A brutal yet compassionate film about a young girl's experience of war.
Efficient, nasty action scenes can't overcome mostly bland characterizations and a half-baked story.
An endearing shaggy dog of a documentary.
Clowns are scary.
This documentary about so-called "canned safaris" on game preserves never takes the easy way out.
Scout Tafoya's video essay series about maligned masterworks continues with a deep look at Ron Shelton's "Dark Blue."
An engaging biography of Dolores Huerta, a key figure in labor organizing whose story has been neglected.
There are too many moments when you might catch yourself imagining the same material with ace comic performers like Kristen Wiig and Anna Faris in the roles.