Netflix’s Pee-wee’s Big Holiday features a 63-year-old man playing a boy who is struggling to become a man. It’s all a little too Cree-pee.
Jeff Nichols channels M. Night Shyamalan in this tense, focused mystery about a boy with extraordinary powers.
A portrait of the Los Angeles Times’s food writer, Jonathan Gold, explores how humans connect through food.
Fifteen years after its release, the backwards-running neo-noir remains one of his most fascinating movies.
The upcoming biopic about the singer proves that the world still isn’t ready to tell her story.
Abduction? Or apocalypse? Or maybe … both?
The Tina Fey war comedy takes on big ideas, but can’t seem to decide what it’s endorsing—or what it’s mocking.
Though somewhat conventional in form and message, the movie has wit, panache, and visual ingenuity to spare.
Terrence Malick’s latest effort is a messy critique of life in Los Angeles that isn’t as insightful as it aims to be.
ABC would be wrong to use a dip in the ceremony’s viewership as an excuse to assume creative control.
He used the Oscars stage to call for diversity—and to taunt boycotters who share the same goals.
Chris Rock’s acidic take on race, an upset in the Best Picture category, and more
Over the past decade, film has enjoyed a revival in the Middle East amid a cultural revolution—and despite societal challenges.
The fantasy epic may be brainless, but there are merits to its commitment to pure spectacle.
Though the medium is no longer mainstream, the Internet has given filmmakers the space to challenge Hollywood’s creative shortcomings.
Basically, bet on The Revenant.
The film’s director, Robert Eggers, discusses how his Puritan horror story came to focus on the empowerment of a teenage girl.
A comprehensive study suggests that “political correctness” in film and TV has not, by any significant statistical measure, run amuck.
Robert Eggers’s debut film, a smash hit at Sundance, conjures its scares from eerie atmospherics and immersive details.
The movie, which charts Jesse Owen’s path to the 1936 Berlin Olympics, fumbles trying to tell multiple stories at once.