Greta Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ has the bones of a standard-issue coming of age tale, but the meat of a great cast makes it a film worth seeing.
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Vivid, intense and necessarily wrenching, ‘BPM: Beats Per Minute’ brings ACT UP’s AIDS activism to pulsating, searing life amidst death.
An adorable child’s eye romp, ‘The Florida Project’ gradually reveals heartbreaking reality that lend a devastating kick to Sean Baker’s childhood fantasy.
While we’re covering the 2017 New York Film Festival, keep an eye on our regularly updated diary of opinions and articles from the fest.
NYFF Projections doc ‘Good Luck’ and Main Slate thriller ‘Western’ both focus on the physical, political and psychological tolls of commissioned labor.
As its latest season facing viewer backlash and stakes rise for the finale, how might changing its directing team save ‘Game of Thrones’?
Formally exquisite, yet disarmingly soulful, Kogonada’s ‘Columbus’ is lovely, lyrical film about how art makes us at once richer and smaller.
A serene and sublime dual character study, ‘Princess Cyd’ turns queer coming-of-age into a profoundly empathetic, naturalistic fairy tale.
A modern noir classic about suffocating celebrity, Aaron Katz’s ‘Gemini’ is as humanely funny a comedy as it is a strikingly stylized thriller.
Ten years after its release, Lena makes her case for ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End’ as Gore Verbinski’s grandest romantic opus.
If ‘Angel’s Egg’ is an unreviewable film, then how does a critic go about reviewing it? Astonishingly, G Clark gives it a go.
‘Ghost in the Shell’ is a thoughtful and philosophical blockbuster, like a big-budget art film, with a fantastically precise ScarJo performance.
‘Life’ stitches together the good bits of better, previous science fiction movies. It’s pretty generic stuff, but entertaining regardless.
‘Kong: Skull Island’ is a disappointing Hollywood tentpole—devoid of wonder, suspense, characterisations, or anything else that makes movies enjoyable.
The big attraction this weekend is James Mangold’s ‘Logan,’ the new Marvel movie. You may as well see it—you’ll probably have a very good time!
Stereotyped and overlooked upon its release, Lena takes another look at Craig Brewer’s sweaty, sexy slab of southern swamp pulp, ‘Black Snake Moan’.
G Clark examines the beauty in Russian director Larisa Shepitko’s ‘The Ascent’—the best film directed by a woman and one of the greatest films of all time.
In the aftermath of a… surprising 2017 Oscar ceremony, we look at and rank every film honored just by being nominees.
The Official Film Misery Live Blog for the 89th Academy Awards. G Clark give you winners, predictions, and his inimitable wit and insight!
An overview of what the nominees for the 89th Academy Awards *should* have been if the Academy had a lick of sense about them.