The new Hulu movie is about feeling endlessly trapped—and finding happiness anyway.
Gina Prince-Bythewood talks about her new superhero film, Netflix’s The Old Guard, and how women are changing the genre.
As the pandemic has raged on, popular culture has found new ways to ask an old question: What could have been instead?
The writer and activist has the painful, powerful words for this political moment. America just needs to heed them.
Disney+’s filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical feels dated, timeless, and vital all at once.
Growing up, police dramas were my favorite genre to watch. But the stories they told were always at odds with the world that I lived in.
Netflix’s Eurovision Song Contest succeeds because it’s both sincere and satirical. Also, it has invisible elves.
Thanks to the pandemic, Netflix’s first summer hit is a shallow movie full of sun, sex, and spit.
Jon Stewart on his new satirical film, Irresistible, and the simplistic narratives that fuel the U.S. political system
The martial-arts legend looms so large in pop culture that the mundane details of his life feel like a rare treat.
The screenwriters behind Spike Lee’s new film discuss the story’s unexpected evolution into a rare Vietnam War movie about black veterans.
Judd Apatow’s latest movie goes light on laughs as it confronts the traumas that stop people from growing up.
Da 5 Bloods is a searing Vietnam War epic that speaks to this moment—and it’s on Netflix, so viewers can revisit it again and again.
Judd Apatow on making a dramatic movie that feels fitting for the current moment: “It’s about trauma, first responders, how families deal with loss.”
Black filmmakers have used their works to show that the state’s inhumane treatment of black people, not the uprisings that result, is the real chaos.
A new movie out on Hulu gives the writer Shirley Jackson the unsettling and incisive cinematic treatment she deserves.
Hollywood has a rich tradition of paranoid thrillers and conspiratorial dramas that are outrageous but have a hint of truth to them.
If catching a movie at these establishments once offered a sojourn into the past, going to one amid the pandemic provides a glimpse of the future.
HBO Max’s On the Record details sexual-assault allegations against the rap mogul Russell Simmons—and homes in on the lives derailed by sexism.
The Vast of Night, now on Amazon Prime Video, is a sharp debut from a filmmaker you should pay attention to.