Thursday, October 24, 2019

Movie Review: “Stan & Ollie”

Like the Hollywood studio scenes in “La La Land,” the opening sequence of “Stan & Ollie” is suffused with the lights, colors and sounds...

Movie Review: “On the Basis of Sex”

“On the Basis of Sex” is an ordinary movie about an extraordinary woman. Its subject is Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the lawyer and equal-justice advocate turned...

Top 10 Movies of 2018

This has been an unusually exceptional year in film. Movies that, in most other years, would be a shoo-in for solid Top 10 placement,...

Movie Review: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

The Spider-Man movie franchise has received so many reboots since the early 2000s, each promising a fresher, shinier, wittier version of the immortal web-slinger,...

Movie Review: “Boy Erased”

Because they’re the most widely consumed of popular art forms, movies and television have a unique ability to splash sunlight on the darker corners...

Movie Review: “A Private War”

As a war correspondent for the U.K.’s Sunday Times, Marie Colvin spent her career in jungles and deserts and bombed-out cities. Flanked by men...

Movie Reviews: “Suspiria,” “Beautiful Boy”

“It’s all a mess—the one in here. The one out there. The one that’s coming.” This ominous knowing, “voiced” telepathically by dancer Susie Banion...

Movie Review: In “Colette,” Knightley is a Writer Ahead of Her...

The writer Henri Gauthier-Villars, better known by his nom de plume Willy, was in some ways the James Patterson of turn-of-the-century Paris. He was...

Movie Review: “A Simple Favor”

I was with it, until I wasn’t. At its best, “A Simple Favor,” a pop mystery directed by comedy auteur Paul Feig, is as compulsively...

Movie Review: “Kin”

Touting the production company it shares with “Stranger Things,” the makers of “Kin” are hoping its association to the Netflix megahit will attract a...
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