The Lion King
The movie is never less interesting than when it's trying to be the original Lion King, and never more compelling than when it's carving out…
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.
Scout Tafoya celebrates "Sweet Movie" in his latest video essay about maligned masterpieces.
Utter madness, and not in a bad way.
Another free-associative cinematic meditation on language, the image, and extinction, by a master of the form.
A classic gangster picture, directed by and starring two masters of the form.
Close is strong on all counts, until it seems to lose its nerve and decides to explain a character who was more compelling when the film let her be a lethal question mark.
The familiar story, told with a naturalistic sheen, strong songwriting, most of the old contrivances, and a few new ones.
An excerpt from the new book The Sopranos Sessions, about HBO's legendary TV series.
The film that made James Cagney a star is still a great showcase for his magnetism.
Scout Tafoya's video essay series on maligned masterpieces continues with a celebration of Shane Black's The Predator.