It may be the greatest comic-book movie ever made. Its competition for that honor, “The Dark Knight,” was justifiably compared to a Michael Mann noir thriller.
Everyone has a story worth telling, but few have the perspective or natural sense of cinema to fashion their experiences into a movie that merits it.
In this dark Tribeca Festival discovery, writer-director Josef Kubota Wladyka delves into the same gnarly territory as movies.
In her best roles, Emma Thompson gives off such a wonderfully proper vibe that it’s delightful to watch her squirm as sexually repressed religious studies Nancy Stokes.
You can’t ban abortion. You can only ban safe abortion. In America, that’s a lesson half the States seem willing to learn the hard way.
A.B. Zax’s documentary follows the life and fate of a beloved independent bookstore in Lenox, Massachusetts, and so you might expect it to be the sort of movie.
It’s a Netflix movie, and when you hear about it it sounds like…a Netflix movie: one of those expensive but cut-rate, overly brightly lit,
When you watch Daniel Roher’s extraordinary, riveting-as-a-thriller documentary about Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition leader who rose up against Vladimir Putin.
Belgian director Laura Wandel brings audiences down to the eye level of a seven-year-old girl in this simple yet profound look at how a child’s brain processes bullying.
No, it’s not as perfect a popcorn epiphany as the original “Top Gun.” How could it be, given that it’s working at every moment to tap our nostalgia for the first film.
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