Mainstream

Gia Coppola's sophomore follow-up Mainstream in some aspects reminds me of Sidney Lumet's 1976 masterpiece Network; both works are scathing media satires and are hyperreal in tone and approach--although Network [...]

Wrath of Man

Just before the pandemic hit, one of the freshest surprises to hits screens in some time was Guy Ritchie's return to smaller scale filmmaking with the highly clever The Gentlemen. [...]

The Human Voice

A darkly comedic and equally melancholic dramatic short film, Pedro Almodóvar''s The Human Voice is a deeply compelling one-person show featuring the great Tilda Swinton, clocking in at only 30 [...]

Things Heard & Seen

After just pulling off a truly stellar Oscar-nominated performance as Marion Davies in David Fincher's Mank, Amanda Seyfried returns with a very emotionally wrenching performance as an agonizing wife confined [...]

Mortal Kombat

With video game movies getting a slightly better reputation in recent years, it makes sense to revisit the classic game franchise that also helped usher in "video game movies" as [...]

Slalom

Nuanced and unsettling, Charlène Favier’s Slalom, the debut French film from Charlène Favier, tells the story of an inadequate relationship between an unfathomable ski coach and his highly insecure teenager [...]

Jakob’s Wife

Having made her cinematic resurgence with the 2013 sleeper hit You're Next, horror icon (don't call her a scream queen) Barbara Crampton has made a number of strong appearances in [...]

Shiva Baby

Emma Seligman’s debut feature Shiva Baby, chronicles the day of a nettlesome Shiva family gathering with prudent humor, occasionally fragile drama and plenty of anxiety. At least once in our [...]