Dolemite Is My Name
Dolemite is My Name is a typical biopic buoyed by its unrelenting hilarity, its affection for its subject and commitment to the time and place…
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.
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.