In the film, what starts as a subtle undercurrent of knowing humor curdles into overt self-referentiality.
By the end, Cervantes’s heroes are at last free to move beyond representative confinement and finally speak freely as equals.
Mahershala Ali, still fresh off his prior win in this category, performs utter miracles with the role of jazz pianist Dr. Don Shirley.
This disc is barebones, so Spike Lee fans will have settle for a solid transfer of the film itself when relishing this fo’ real, fo’ real shit at home.
The film registers an awareness for the narcotic qualities of cinema, particularly films that address matters of race.
The Last Jedi is largely content to further the themes and narrative strategies of J.J. Abrams’s predecessor.
Steven Soderbergh’s bracingly playful return to cinema is accorded a stunning transfer and little else, though the film itself is more than enough.
This is a cunning and frequently hilarious film about exhuming the past and finding no diamond in the rough.
Steven Soderbergh’s Logan Lucky is an ensemble comedy that’s simultaneously effervescent and cerebral.
Martin Scorsese crafts a versatile, multifaceted work that encourages serious reflection and contemplation.
“I pray but I’m lost, am I just praying to silence?”
Paterson’s sunny aesthetic and disposition marks a stylistic departure for writer-director Jim Jarmusch.
There’s a quietly revelatory virtue to Paterson in its resistance to disturb its subject’s life.
The last few minutes of the episode are suffused with the potent mixture of love and bemusement.
The episode deals with several kinds of love: romantic, platonic, and that sparkly feeling somewhere in between.
The show’s minor characters leave vivid impressions while surfacing some truth about the major players.
The tectonic shifts in the inner lives of Girls’s main characters sometimes bring them back together.
It has all the charm of the best entries in the Star Wars series, and it arrives on a pristine Blu-ray primed to delight the next generation of fans.
The episode focuses on the surprising difficulty of figuring out who and what makes us feel at home.
It starts off as a dynamic parable about faith before wilting into a glum and rather disingenuous paean to the family.