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Daniel Day-Lewis & Vicky Krieps in "Phantom Thread"

Paul Thomas Anderson Channels Hitchcock in the Exquisite ‘Phantom Thread’

It’s hard not to be mesmerized by Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Phantom Thread.'
Daniel Day Lewis & Paul Dano in There Will Be Blood

10 Years Later: Paul Thomas Anderson Finally Kills His Idols in ‘There Will Be...

'There Will Be Blood' marks a change in Paul Thomas Anderson's filmmaking that coincides with the death of one of his inspirations, Robert Altman.
Hugh Jackman in "The Greatest Showman"

‘The Greatest Showman’ Is Only Fit for Suckers

'The Greatest Showman' covers up the more interesting facets of the man in favor of dangerous myth-making.
Timothée Chalamet & Armie Hammer in "Call Me by Your Name"

‘Call Me by Your Name’ Is a Rapturous Celebration of First Love

'Call Me by Your Name' is a tender and sweet depiction of a budding romance.
Isabelle Huppert in "Happy End"

AFI Fest 2017: Michael Haneke’s Shtick Wears Thin in ‘Happy End’

'Happy End' is a film that wants to be a Michael Haneke greatest hits album, but instead is merely a compilation of B-sides.
Juliette Binoche in "Bright Sunshine In"

AFI Fest 2017: Claire Denis Charts a New Course in ‘Bright Sunshine In’

'Bright Sunshine In' is an essential change for Denis, and an entertaining film worth seeking out.
Noël Wells in "Mr. Roosevelt"

AFI Fest 2017: ‘Mr. Roosevelt’ Is a Charming Festival Standout

'Mr. Roosevelt' is remarkably limber as it dances through moments of inspired physical comedy, trenchant social commentary, and poignant longing.

10 Years Later: ‘No Country for Old Men’ is the Coens at Their Darkest...

'No Country for Old Men' is an experience that won’t easily be forgotten.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend season 3

Rebecca Becomes the Villain in ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Season 3

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is one of the most fiercely original shows currently on television as it enters its third season.

‘Happy Death Day’ Is A Fun But Slight ‘Groundhog Day’ Update

Happy Death Day is more fun than it has any right to be. Its scares may not be enough for horror fans, but its charm and sense of humor more than makes up for it.