Review: ‘The Midnight Sky’George Clooney's Melancholic, Muddled Sci-Fi Drama Fails To Launch

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I know they never really went away, but does it feel like every movie nowadays deals with a global catastrophe that wipes out humanity?...

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Episode 7 Review: “The Believer”

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Somehow this episode wasn't titled "The Unmasked", but it probably should've been. Following two straight weeks of fan-servicey reveals, and one kidnapped Grogu, this...

Review: ‘Let Them All Talk’Steven Soderbergh Steers Meryl Streep Through A Leisurely Story Of...

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The delicious irony of Steven Soderbergh's breezy return to form, Let Them All Talk, is that nobody is trying to say much of anything....

Review: ‘Wild Mountain Thyme’The Irish Eyes Aren't Smiling On Emily Blunt And Jamie Dornan...

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So many cliches. So many awful Irish accents, including one from a genuine Irishman. John Patrick Shanley's Wild Mountain Thyme, an adaptation of his...

Review: ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’Chadwick Boseman And Viola Davis Highlight A Big, Bold, Bluesy...

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It's tough to watch Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, George C. Wolfe's adaptation of the August Wilson play, without recognizing it as the final screen...

Review: ‘Wander Darkly’Sienna Miller And Diego Luna Lead A Trippy Romance Wrapped In An...

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Like a grim reflection of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Tara Miele's absorbing-but-unfocused Wander Darkly explores memory, trauma, and grief through the lens...

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 Ep. 6 Review: “The Tragedy”

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With an episode titled "The Tragedy", we knew shit was definitely about to hit the fan. I'm not sure we were prepared for this,...

Review: ‘Wander’Aaron Eckhart And Tommy Lee Jones' Bugged-Out Performances Headline A Middling Paranoid Thriller

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Conspiracy thriller movies can be a lot of fun in the right hands. They really don't need to make a lot of sense, right,...

Review: ‘Nomadland’Frances McDormand Delivers A Career Best Performance In Chloe Zhao's Enormous, Powerful Road...

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*NOTE: This is a reprint of my review from the Middleburg Film Festival.* There are a lot of deep silences in Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland. Oftentimes they’re...

Review: ‘Black Bear’Aubrey Plaza And An Actual Black Bear Highlight A Genre-Bending Mind Trip

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*NOTE: This is a reprint of my review from the Sundance Film Festival.* I don’t know if there’s been a movie more suited to Sundance’s...