The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a silly, mood-shifting shaggy-dog anthology that feels at once structurally ambitious and almost perfunctory.
The pimps are the first to face eradication by the proliferation of porn and brothels.
The episode’s most pivotal scene is a court ruling to drop charges against a group of pornographers.
The latest episode of The Deuce is in many ways the most pessimistic hour of the series so far.
The latest episode of The Deuce illustrates that a glass ceiling exists even in society’s cellar.
This animated film isn’t willing to completely face the bleakness of its allegory of faith versus skepticism.
A flaccidly directed film that basks for two hours in a carefully art-designed simulation of the past.
The film’s amplification of scale and subject matter isn’t, alas, accompanied by an upgrade in humor.
The film gets some mileage out of mocking fatuous biopic conventions.
Bobby is not better than JFK but it is not completely without value.
Yes, it’s a fluffy package, but the director’s commentary is an engaging reminder that good cinema can come from very small budgets.