Friday, June 5, 2020

movies

Stream These: New Netflix, Prime, Hulu Movies in April

We assume that, like us, you’ve settled into a routine of television overconsumption. Luckily, we are never in want of options. Here...
movies

On-Demand Movie Review: “Never Rarely Sometimes Always”

“Never Rarely Sometimes Always,” a film with a cumbersome—but, as viewers will discover, profound, title—is an admittedly joyless odyssey through the bumpy byways...
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Stream These: Top Netflix, Prime Titles This Month

COVID-19’s effect on the movie theater industry was already palpable last weekend, when cases of the virus were comparatively minimal. While most movie...
downhill

“Downhill” an Apt Title for Disappointing Dark Comedy

The Stauntons, the nuclear family that unravels before our eyes in “Downhill,” are nothing if not familiar. We first meet husband Pete (Will...
the rhythm section

Film Review: “The Rhythm Section”

It takes about an hour for “The Rhythm Section,” a languid spy thriller starring Blake Lively, to finally come alive. It...
films

Top 10 Films of 2019

Twenty-nineteen was another powerful year for world cinema, if not an entirely compelling one for American films—hence the fact that six...
"Bombshell"

Film Review: “Bombshell”

The entertainment industry simply will not let Roger Ailes stay dead. The jowly, predatory kingpin of Fox News,...

Q&A: Joel Hodgson of “Mystery Science Theater 3000”

Joel Hodgson is many things—comedian, tinkerer, inventor, riffer of some of the worst movies ever made. “Mystery Science Theater 3000,” the television series...

Film Review: “Parasite”

Just a week ago, I would have assumed Jordan Peele’s Us would go down as the year’s most effective example of comedy and...

Film Review: Kanye West’s “Jesus is King”

Kanye West’s “Jesus is King” film is, true to form, a strange watch.  Released last night in IMAX...
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