Mahershala Ali, still fresh off his prior win in this category, performs utter miracles with the role of jazz pianist Dr. Don Shirley.
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms is the latest in a long line of fantastical, unwieldy takes on classic fairy tales.
Grant discusses portraying persons who have good and bad in them.
The rapport between Richard E. Grant and Melissa McCarthy offers deeper pleasures than the main plot of the film.
Martin Scorsese captures the exquisite agony and pleasure of passion that’s forced to remain theoretical.
This disc correctly insists that the film is an astonishing achievement that belongs in the canon of classic American cinema.
Ultimately, the film most disappoints for its unwillingness to consistently poke fun of its inherent absurdity.
It recognizes that the thinly veiled secret of Wolverine’s loner act is that he’s always been a cog of some kind.
With this classic Hollywood thriller, Robert Altman proved that career rehabilitation can spring from stylishly biting the hand that feeds you.
It lacks an ability to construct significant instances of character drama as symbolic of larger concerns pertaining to nationalist dilemmas.
Charlie Paul isn’t content to let his stock footage and interviewees lead for him, driven as he is to “make something out of a frame of mind,” though to needlessly busy effect.
That Dom is so clearly an up-to-11 caricature, embodied with reliable pizzazz by Jude Law, makes the sentimental moments feel especially false.
“Role-Play” features the best performance of Lena Dunham’s career.
As an amusing cameo by Patti LuPone illustrates, Hannah often resembles a jingle salesman.
The opening pair of episodes, both directed by Lena Dunham, pointedly denies the titular foursome of much of anything resembling sympathy.
The political dynamic that underpins The Rules of the Game is nonexistent in 1st Night.
While we can definitely welcome Jenna-Louise Coleman aboard Doctor Who, Clara remains, for both us and the Doctor, an enigma.