A unique heist film. A-
When it hits, it hits hard.
On Nikolaj Arcel’s The Dark Tower; read the books instead.
Jeannette Walls’ life story isn’t given its due. C
Jacob's Ladder and war as comforting American psychodrama.
Why I needed Noah's Arc.
Netflix documentary Icarus exposes Moscow’s state-sponsored sports doping program.
The Emoji Movie casts a dark shadow over Hollywood.
Monica gets tired and tries something else.
Too much exposition and mumbo-jumbo. F
It works in the crime drama genre but can't rise to the next level.
Zero Dark Thirty and torture as Oscar bait.
Eastern Condors and Vietnam as meaningless spectacle.
What does a horde of frost zombies have to do with global warming?
The hero of our longest war.
It’s a big summer for lady action characters.
Full Metal Jacket and rape/revenge.
Rambo: First Blood Part II and how racism targets veterans.
This is the first in a series on colonial war films, focusing on the U.S. experience in Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Writer/Director of award-winning Sidewalk Traffic talks about how to get a feature film made by your mid-30s.
Hollywood's half-assed anti-fascism.
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.