Quantcast

Oh, Mandy!

To Catch a Predator

Searching History

Bad Englishmen

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Unsane: I Think I’m Paranoid

Steven Soderbergh’s Unsane is the latest in a grand tradition of movies about young women incarcerated in madhouses who don’t actually belong there. The...

Love, Simon: Am I Blue?

Maybe the reason I'm not as much in love with Love, Simon as everyone else is because I've seen this type of teen coming-out-of-the-closet...

Thoroughbreds: Horse Play

We’re getting a bunch of high-profile teen flicks this month, and I’ve seen them all by now, but the only one I care to...

A Wrinkle in Time: Off World

Last month, I stated in my review of Black Panther that black people don’t often get to direct Hollywood blockbuster extravaganzas. You know who...

Oscar’s Hidden Gold

When I do this feature next year, Black Panther will be all over it and Annihilation will likely rate a mention. However, I’m still...

Red Sparrow: Broken Wing

Most Hollywood movies these days tiptoe around international affairs, so careful are they to avoid offending foreign countries whose audiences might buy tickets. It’s...

Black Panther: It’s Good to Be King

Though it may be obvious, one point about Black Panther can’t be overstated: This Marvel Comics movie is the first time a black filmmaker...

Odds and Ends

I’m not completely done with the movies of 2017 — the ogres over at Sony Pictures Classics didn’t let me see Loveless and A...

Hostiles: Savage Land

Every time I look at Scott Cooper’s career, it gets smaller. The actor-turned-filmmaker made a promising directing debut back in 2009 with his country-music...

Phantom Thread: Mr. Woodcock

I’m usually skeptical of artists announcing their retirement when they’re neither terminally ill nor really old. (See: Soderbergh, Steven and Miyazaki, Hayao.) However, I’m...