Richard Gere shines in the most Jewish movie of the year. A.
Big-budget blockbuster spectacular.
Christian resurrection and the empowerment of women.
Season two has its problems, but is still must-watch TV.
David Grann’s book is botched in cinematic adaptation. C
A retrospective look at the film adaption of Less Than Zero (1987).
The end of Terrence Malick’s born-again phase.
The critics mostly got it wrong.
More of the same. A-
Hulu’s The Handmaid's Tale needs women of color.
Every cliché about “old people” movies is used. D
Salon Kitty and the allure of a corrupt Nazi.
The Promise and remembering Armenian genocide.
A neat character portrait, if you can stand the voice.
The White Hotel and the fascism of film.
The Holocaust is banal in Voyage of the Damned.
Once upon a time, the screens I watched were drenched in blood.
A fascism that dare not speak its name.
1984's vision of fascism is deceptively bloodless.
The Holocaust as a ghost story in Night and Fog.
Fascism and anti-fascism in Casablanca.
Directed by Bernard MacMahon. A three-part miniseries from Jack White and T Bone Burnett, narrated by Robert Redford, about the earliest days of the recording industry. Featuring performances by Willie Nelson, Beck, Elton John, Nas, and more. A joint production from PBS and the BBC, premiering May 16. Via Spin.
Ridley Scott's follow up to 2012's Promethus—the first of three planned sequels—with Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, and Noomi Rapace reprising their roles. Deadline has more.