A post-apocalyptic family drama starring Krasinski and his wife, actress Emily Blunt, “A Quiet Place” uses silence to craft a tense tale of the sacrificial and protective instincts that come with parenthood.
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Jason Clarke uses his criminally underrated acting chops to emphasize Ted Kennedy’s deeply flawed personality whilst ensuring the viewer somewhat understands the senator’s inner struggles.
An engrossing throwback to the adventurous way Spielberg made movies back in his heyday, “Ready Player One” is a virtual universe you won’t mind losing yourself in.
Where Aptaker and Berger really knock it out of the ballpark is with their ability to portray the growing pains of finding one’s identity as a young person.
Finley's screenplay uses a backdrop of high society and restless adolescence to ask if emotional attachment has value in a cold, calculating world.
The tragicomedy biopic “I, Tonya,” is based on “irony-free, wildly contradictory, totally true” interviews with Harding and ex-husband Jeff Gillooly. The film uses them to ask us: What if our notions about her were wrong?
“The Assassination of Gianni Versace” really earns its TV-MA rating.
A re-examination of a time in American history that’s received glamorous treatment for too long, “Hostiles” stomps on the rose-tinted glasses and gets its hands bloody without a care for viewers’ discomfort at its violence.
Del Toro’s best film since 2006’s “Pan’s Labyrinth,” “The Shape of Water” celebrates the boundless nature of love.
“The Post” milks its timeliness and tells how one woman’s bravery led to a major First Amendment victory for America’s journalists.
For approximately a decade, the real-life Bloom, dubbed the “Poker Princess,” ran high-stakes poker games in Los Angeles and New York City.
People who grew up in a certain era are often territorially protective of its positive aspects. For children of the ’90s, “Jumanji” was precious, even more so in the wake of Robin Williams’ death in 2014.
Written and directed by Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird” gives both parents and young women a voice in a fascinating genre that will never run out of tales to tell.
“Three Billboards” handles anger and trauma3.5/5Life always seems to look for new ways to piss us off.
In this psychological horror revenge story, director Yorgos Lanthimos transplants the nerve-shredding premises of ancient Greek tragedy into the 21st century.
In spite of its setting in the same city as the Happiest Place on Earth, the story at the center of this independent dramedy is one of hidden homelessness and the inevitability of innocence’s destruction.
In “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” writer and director Angela Robinson tells the wild truth of the backstory to Wonder Woman’s creation, which was too taboo to be spoken of for decades.
“Victoria & Abdul,” the cinematic presentation of his unlikely 14-year friendship with Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom, aims right for the heart to tell a warm, uplifting story about the unexpected places friendship can take us.
Forty-four years ago, 90 million people sat in front of their televisions and over 30,000 filled the seats of the Houston Astrodome to watch a tennis match that was far from ordinary.
“It” is an exercise in the strength of one’s nerves, confronting viewers with what scares them the most.