June 15, 2018
Incredibles 2

‘Incredibles 2’ Is a Worthy Sidekick to the Original

Some clumsiness with its messages aside, Incredibles 2 is a sequel that justifies its existence with sharp dialogue and gorgeous visuals.
May 19, 2018
Deadpool 2

‘Deadpool 2’ Improves on the Original, but Can’t Outrun its Superhero Origins

There’s still room for improvement, but 'Deadpool 2' is a breath of fresh air compared to the increasingly stale superhero films recently foisted upon us.
May 15, 2018

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ is the First Inessential Star Wars Movie

In the end 'Solo' feels like a collection of references to other, better movies rather than a piece of cinema in its own right.
May 15, 2018
The House That Jack Built

Cannes Film Festival 2018: ‘The House That Jack Built’ is Lars Von Trier’s Worst Film

The complete descent into nihilism and gruesome violence is Lars von Trier’s purpose with 'The House That Jack Built,' an attempt to make a film that will shock the sensibilities of anybody who dares to watch it.
May 9, 2018
Cannes Film Festival

Cannes Film Festival 2018: ‘Rafiki’ is an Essential Film Beset by Clichés

While Rafiki has already been banned in Kenya, it shows that the younger generation are embracing a new way of looking at things.
May 6, 2018
Marvel Cinematic Universe

Ranking the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Here are the 19 films that make up the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ranked from favorite to least favorite – as judged by our wonderful staff.
May 3, 2018
Dead Man

‘Dead Man’: Poetry in Sound, Sight, and Meaning

To coincide with Dead Man's 22nd anniversary, a look back at one of the most touching and atmospheric "anti-Western" stories committed to film.
April 28, 2018

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Is Too Busy for Its Own Good

'Infinity War' is weighed down by endless superheroes, most reduced to cameo status. They’ve stuffed this turkey to the point of bursting.
April 16, 2018
Dwayne Johnson in Rampage

‘Rampage’ Kindly Asks You Leave Your Brain at the Door

'Rampage' could have turned into something fun and absurd, but the filmmakers instead completely misjudge the material.
April 10, 2018
A Quiet Place

‘A Quiet Place’ is Best Seen and Not Heard — Or Pondered

As long as you don't think about the logistical shortcomings, 'A Quiet Place' is an effective creature feature.
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