The film is an unbroken chain of one-liners, sight gags, and pop-culture references, and the hit-to-miss ratio is high.
The Amma Asante film’s broad sociopolitical overview is balanced by the intimate attention paid to the leads.
This socially observant chess drama looks spectacular on Disney’s Blu-ray release, which flawlessly retains the film’s rich and integral color palette.
The restoration of Ousmane Sembène’s seminal debut feature makes this disc an early highlight of Criterion’s 2017 slate.
The action builds to such a head that even the serious stakes of the film’s motivation give way to pleasant vibes.
Live by Night adds a new wrinkle to the well-traveled terrain of the mafia film: the woke gangster.
However disjointed Railroad Tigers can be, the film offers a much-needed reminder of Jackie Chan’s prodigious gifts.
Abel Ferrara’s grisly exploitation feature belies an iconoclastic vision that’s all the more easily spotted in Arrow’s gorgeous 4K restoration.
Luis Buñuel’s satiric masterpiece ushered in the director’s mature period, and Criterion’s solid Blu-ray ably preserves its cold beauty.
Compared to your average Disney princesses, Moana is neither selfishly rebellious nor simplistically innocent.
Throughout Allied, director Robert Zemeckis brings to bear his pop-epic scope in what’s otherwise a claustrophobic story.
Olive Films continues their upgraded Signature series with yet another impressive repackaging of a prior release.
John Carpenter’s Lovecraftian masterpiece finally receives its home-video due with an exceptional A/V transfer and a slew of extras.
Nothing that Marvel Studios has produced can compare to the visual splendor of Scott Derrickson’s Doctor Strange.
Ron Howard’s adaptation retains the essential inanity of author Dan Brown’s source material.
Guillermo del Toro’s most thematically ambitious fantasy looks better than ever on Criterion’s Blu-ray.
With Never Go Back, the Jack Reacher franchise is beginning to suggest NCIS remade on the big screen.
Ewan McGregor’s inert adaption smooths out the Philip Roth novel’s eruptions of self-loathing and doubt.
The Accountant unevenly juggles a “follow the money” procedural with a corporate espionage thriller.
Petra Epperlein’s personal ties to the subject matter provides the documentary with a necessary anchor point.