Incredibles 2 primarily concerns male anxiety about women taking over traditionally masculine roles.
Katherine Dieckmann’s film is beholden to a studiously weird narrative that’s governed by formula screenwriting.
The film is always at least gut-rumbling and keeps its humor in situations that are morose and awkward.
Terrence Malick’s Song to Song is about floating along on currents of uncertain desire and excitement.
The film is simultaneously exhilarating, gorgeous, and tedious, operating as a weird fusion of auteur project and craven franchise start-up.
An origin story, apologia, and harbinger of a second expanded universe of overpopulated action bonanzas.
David Gordon Green stages even fleeting tonal palate cleansers with a self-consciousness that parallels Al Pacino’s acting.
In David Gordon Green’s Manglehorn, Al Pacino turns in his third performance of the last year as a man in the grips of a post-midlife crisis.
Theodore Melfi’s debut feature, St. Vincent, is a heartwarmer that never insults.