The latest animated Batman film from DC Comics, The Killing Joke, is a faithful adaptation of the graphic novel. That doesn’t make it a good movie.
In this week’s Misery Diary, Lena looks at the stirring anxieties of social connection & displacement in ‘Looking: The Movie’ and ‘The Invitation’.
G Clark watched Magic Mike XXL, purely by accident, and noticed some pretty interesting things, which may also be interesting to you…
As several new episodes debut, Lena begins ranking the episodes of Cartoon Network’s joyously utopic animated series ‘Steven Universe’, starting with Season One.
With so many people strapped for time nowadays, making time for movies gets harder. Here are some great short films you can watch in about an hour or less.
A Ralph Fiennes profile, headed with reviews of two of his most notable films: ‘Coriolanus’ and ‘The English Patient.’
G Clark examines ‘Coriolanus,’ the directorial debut of Ralph Fiennes—and discusses how great cinematic Shakespeare translations occur.
G Clark shares his thoughts on ‘Star Trek Beyond,’ the first of the neo-Star Trek flicks to, you know, actually feel like Star Trek.
SPL 2: A Time for Consequences, released in the US as ‘Kill Zone 2,’ is a quintessential Hong Kong action film, with stunning fight sequences.
A glimpse at the 2016 Emmy Nominations, preceded by a review of ‘The Pass,’ one of the most high-profile original programs from Hulu.
G Clark reviews the new animated film ‘The Secret Life of Pets,’ which seeks to answer the question: ‘What do our furry friends do when we’re not home?’
Reviews of Finding Dory and The BFG, followed by a discussion of what an adult can get out of children’s movies.
Following a review of ‘Free State of Jones,’ a round-up of the Best Movies of 2016 So Far.
Former cohost Alex Carlson returns to talk about life as a movie dad, as well as a conversation about what we call “WHOOSH!” movies.
In which we appraise the career of Andrei Tarkovsky, Russia’s greatest filmmaker, though not before a “Winking” review of ‘Russian Ark.’
Double-header reviews of ‘The Lobster’ and ‘A Bigger Splash,’ followed by a discussion of notable English-Language debuts from international directors
Reviews of ‘The Nice Guys’ and ‘Neighbors 2,’ followed by a recap of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
A review of ‘Green Room,’ Jeremy Saulnier’s follow-up to ‘Blue Ruin,’ followed by a preview of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
A review of ‘Everybody Wants Some,’ followed by a look into the career of its director, Richard Linklater.
A review of Jean-Luc Godard’s New Wave classic ‘Contempt,’ followed by a discussion of classic movies whose “classic” status should be revoked.