Likely by accident, Day Two of this year’s festival ended up featuring two complex depictions of queer masculinity.The more overt and affectionate of the two, Christopher Honore’s Sorry Angel (★★★★), is so thrilling because of all the personable nuances it adds to what’s ultimately a blissfully simple story. It’s a long-distance romance, but one where that distance […]
Kicking off our NYFF coverage, we look at ‘Her Smell”s feral, exhilarating chaos and shades of American denial in ‘Wildlife’ & ‘Monrovia, Indiana’.
Reviews of ‘Zama,’ ‘Tropical Malady,’ and an extensive recap of episode 2 of the new season of ‘Better Call Saul.’
Reviews of ‘Blindspotting,’ ‘BlacKkklansman,’ and a bit of a rant on those new Oscar rules you might’ve heard about.
As a bonus to our faithful listeners – or is it really just an indulgence of the co-hosts – we present our first recap episode of Season 4 of the AMC original series ‘Better Call Saul.’
On the decennial of the Masterpiece WALL-E, Justin and G Clark reassess their feelings toward their favorite Pixar film to date.
With the year half over, we look at the best of 2018 cinema outside theaters, from TV hits to music videos; from ‘Killing Eve’ to Childish Gambino.
Reviews of Sicario 2, Incredibles 2, and a smattering of 2018 releases that may or may not be sequels.
A featured review of Ari Aster’s debut ‘Hereditary,’ plus a slew of Quick Takes.
In this Paul Schrader-centric episode, reviews of ‘First Reformed,’ ‘American Gigolo,’ and ‘Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters.’
A recap of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival, and a review of the Cannes movies from last year we finally had time to see.
Reviews of some Cannes darlings of years past, including David Lean’s ‘Brief Encounter’ and Bille August’s ‘Pelle the Conqueror.’
Reviews of A Quiet Place, Blockers, and Isle of Dogs
Reviews of Ready Player One, Annihilation, and other movies from the first quarter of 2018.
Eli Roth’s ‘Death Wish’ isn’t as bad as you’ve heard, and actually improves upon the 1974 original in a few important ways.
Before closing the door on 2017 completely, G Clark examines the ridiculous critical plaudits for French film “Théo and Hugo’ and a repellent indie darling.
In a year when progress for women and people of color was highlighted, the lack of woman-directed winners still feels glaringly apparent.
Some Oscar History this week and we discuss the historically significant 1968 Academy Awards.
A deep dive into what will win, what should win (and what ought to have been recognized) at this Sunday’s Academy Awards.
A discussion of this years Oscar nominations, followed by an attempt to parse out the differences between the “Best Picture” and “Best Director” categories.