By the end, it becomes what it initially parodies: a dime-a-dozen slasher film with a silly-looking doll as the villain.
There’s a little Charlie Chaplin in the Joker’s steps early on, before madness grips him in ways that would probably make Pennywise shudder.
Sony’s Blu-ray does right by the film’s aesthetic wonders and includes a plethora of kid- and adult-friendly extras that dig into the complexity of the animation.
A remake of Child’s Play, starring Aubrey Plaza and Brian Tyree Henry, is now in the can and coming to a theater near you.
With its fine-tuned comic timing and feeling of constant action, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is downright invigorating.
If Beale Street Could Talk is at its most potent in the scenes where human frailty and the specter of injustice come more elliptically to the surface.
None of director Steve McQueen’s prior features has explored its subtext with such depth.
By treating its main character as exceptional, the film validates the punitive system it seeks to criticize.
Its future setting is an empty pretext for a banally convoluted and sentimentalized show of emotional restoration.
The film concerns four women who take fate into their hands in the wake of their criminal husbands’ deaths, forging a future on their own terms.
Atlanta exhilaratingly explores the complicated intersections between pop culture, capitalism, and crime.