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With the release of ‘Bridge of Spies,’ a look at the films of the most successful director of all time.
First off, this isn’t a review of No Escape. One review won’t correct the film’s Metascore and I’m not going to try.¹ If I were going to review the film, however, I’d probably call it the most exciting, nail-biting, edge-of-your-seat thriller you’ll see all year. (The Weinstein Company is free to use that blurb-ready quote if […]
With New York Film Festival 2015 upon us, Lena previews the best the festival has to offer, with live updates as the festival continues.
Class privilege and reflective female relationships unite screwball comedy ‘Mistress America’ and psychological thriller ‘Queen of Earth’.
Year-old festival standouts ‘Breathe’, ‘The Keeping Room’, ‘Blind’, ‘Goodnight Mommy’ and plenty more make our Top 15 films of to see in September.
‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ is the rare spy film with sneaking emotional resonance and thrillingly orchestrated, noir-tinged action.
As ‘Inside Out’ brings Pixar Animation Studio into a crucial turning point in their history, we look back at and rank their 15 films to date.
Lena reflects on 2015’s January and March releases, feat. ‘Paddington’, ‘Broad City’, botched Shakespeare, demon snowballs, and HBO’s ‘Looking’.
Persistently funny and wildly optimistic, ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’ is a joyous comic blend of social satire and genuine upbeat perseverance.
Pure mainstream entertainment may be slim this month, but there’s no shortage of off-beat genre enjoyment in theaters. Our rundown of March’s highlights.
A luminously bright study of the duplicitous fixtures of race & gender identity, Celine Sciamma’s ‘Girlhood’ runs deep & defiant of emotional restrictions.
The 87th Academy Awards surprised thanks to brave acceptance speeches, exuberant musical numbers, and keeping a emotional safe distance from the winners.
Our pre-Oscar journey ends as we solidify our predictions and analyze the Best Picture and Director races, a tense race between ‘Birdman’ and ‘Boyhood’.
A surprising makeover of E.L. James’ aptly maligned book, ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ makes for a rom-com that’s thoughtful, pleasurable, & assertively silly.
Balking at the negativity of Oscar season, we give some optimistic notes about the 2015 Academy Award Nominations
Lena brings an end to her whirlwind year with her Top 20 favorite films, a rapturous mix of joys and sorrows.
Justin’s Top Ten Movies of 2014, along with his pics for the year’s worst, overrated and Underrated movies.
2014 saw some truly great TV shows. Here are the ones that Justin liked best.
Keira Knightly, Robert Pattinson, and a trio of Swedish punk girls rock out on our list of the Top 10 Movie Music Moments of 2014.