For decades, the media have chronicled a Hollywood mega-producer’s reputation as a bully—and even praised him for it.
The monster film is all action, no meaning. What a relief.
Superfans campaigned for a do-over of a 2017 film. They got a four-hour runtime—and only a slightly better movie.
The Netflix neo-noir isn’t just about a merciless scammer; it’s about the broken bureaucracies that enable her abuse.
Chloé Zhao’s Oscar contender about one woman’s itinerant life speaks volumes about this country’s myths of self-sufficiency.
Lee Isaac Chung’s Minari is filled with symbols of abundance that are also residues of prosaic commercialism.
With the intimate, Oscar-tipped Nomadland streaming tomorrow and the Marvel epic Eternals set for the fall, this might be the filmmaker’s big year.
The new crime thriller about a magnetic leader of the Black Panther Party is a sharp criticism of the FBI’s surveillance of social movements past and present.
The more vulnerable she became, the greater the public’s interest was in watching her disintegrate.
Lee Isaac Chung’s warm family drama is about the bittersweet journey to find independence in a land of plenty.
Shaka King’s crime thriller about a Black Panthers leader and the man who betrayed him is set in the 1960s but resonates today.
The Netflix film has talented stars and gorgeous cinematography. Unfortunately, it’s like watching two sentient think pieces scream at each other.
Here are the most exciting works to come out of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
The director Shaka King thought that his star-studded new film, Judas and the Black Messiah, would be an easy sell for studios. He was surprised.
A24’s Saint Maud is a confident directorial debut that will keep viewers guessing until the last minute.
In The Little Things, the actor returns to the kind of role that helped make him a movie star.
The latest round of big-movie delays is good news for the industry and viewers alike.
The bureau’s surveillance of Martin Luther King Jr. reflects a paranoia about Black activism that’s foundational to American politics.
Locked Down has the air of a homework assignment completed the morning it was due.
A new HBO documentary zeroes in on the immense psychological toll it took for the legendary golfer to go from prodigy to phenom.