James Baldwin’s writing abounds in what’s missing from director Raoul Peck’s The Young Karl Marx.
Throughout Allied, director Robert Zemeckis brings to bear his pop-epic scope in what’s otherwise a claustrophobic story.
Christian Carion’s film shamelessly wrings excitement from the recreation of violent ideological conflict.
Bille August’s film is a protracted, soporific trip into Portuguese history that would like to be a romantic thriller.
Inglourious Basterds is no less meticulously engineered than Tarantino’s other pulp fictions, except this one is more linear and—gasp—humane than most.
The image and sound, like the hearty collection of extras, are fit for an Oscar-winner.