Playful enough to be engaging but caustic enough to pack a punch, “Bad Luck Banging” is worth the ride – if you know what you’re in for.
Review: Hamaguchi’s patient, surprising triptych ‘Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy’ is the film of the year so far
“Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy” delivers three stories in one film, in a way only a director as masterful as Ryūsuke Hamaguchi can.
Josh Martin dives deep into the latest from director Mia Hansen-Løve IFC Films, “Bergman Island.”
“No Time To Die” is an entertaining Bond film with all the requisite elements, just one that’s pushed to the absolute max in terms of both spectacle and narrative bloat.
If “Cry Macho” is the film that ultimately ends Eastwood’s illustrious career — or even if it’s merely his last screen appearance — it deserves to go down as a satisfying coda.
Review: Ambitious ‘The Green Knight’ adaptation delivers fabulous images, plenty of style, but little else
“The Green Knight” is a rather lengthy, formally rigorous film, where both the employment of slow time and the form are far less effective than they should be.
Disney’s “Jungle Cruise” adventure pulls from the genre’s best, and Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt make the ride worthwhile.
“News of the World” struggles to generate a dramatic spark for much of its running time, but when Hanks takes charge, the pieces fall into place.
Even with a truly staggering running time, Scorsese’s epic is fast and funny, often coasting off the joy of watching its all-star ensemble go to work.
“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is a masterwork of some kind, and it’s essential to cut to the heart of what it’s all about. This, for better or worse, is my attempt to do exactly that.