David Fincher’s new Netflix film, Mank, is about the tortured making of Citizen Kane. But it has plenty to say about the entertainment industry—and America—of 2020.
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The bumbling provocateur who stormed the United States in 2006 has now become an unlikely voice of reason.
On the Rocks, starring Rashida Jones and Bill Murray, is a dose of much-needed escapism.
Totally Under Control delivers a damning—and essential—report card on the White House’s mismanagement of the pandemic.
This list should have something for everyone, no matter your fear-tolerance level.
Time, a breathtaking documentary by Garrett Bradley, follows a young couple’s journey to keep their family together during a 20-year prison stay.
Netflix’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 is a departure for the writer and director, who often indulges in misty-eyed idealism for American institutions.
Detractors of the Netflix film have painted it as sordid and exploitative. They couldn’t be more wrong.
The 40-Year-Old Version is a sparkling, witty film about creative frustration that deserves a big audience.
Luis Miranda, the father of Lin-Manuel, on the best way to amass political power in the lead-up to the presidential election
The latest delay of No Time to Die until 2021 is causing cinemas to panic, and even close their doors.
The new documentary is an audacious and bittersweet attempt to confront mortality.
Brandon Cronenberg’s Possessor is a grisly film that asks perturbing questions about the world we already live in.
Miranda July discusses her new movie, Kajillionaire, a quirky ode to the relationships that can shape us—and alienate us from the rest of the world.
The first major documentary about the coronavirus pandemic is a brutal look at the earliest days of the outbreak in Wuhan, China.
The film’s disappointing release is further evidence that the pandemic is defeating blockbuster movies.
To make a point about the evils of white supremacy, the film subjects its Black characters to unceasing brutality.
Some of the year’s best new movies are about American soul-searching.
Christopher Nolan’s blockbuster was supposed to save U.S. theaters. Now the future looks bleaker than ever.