Sometime between my ’80s childhood and the 2014 Lego Movie, the little Danish bricks got an attitude. It may have been a matter of self-de..
The Space Between Us is a science fiction movie that seems like it was written by people who learned their science from a screenwriting cl..
By the end of Toni Erdmann, a woman has grabbed her father’s false teeth out of his pocket and stuck them into her mouth. He’s seen her na..
However you define a “popcorn movie,” Silence is the opposite. I went in with a big tub of buttered on my lap, and every kernel stared up ..
Jackie is one of those movies that’s precision-engineered to land an Oscar nomination for acting. It’s an impeccably cast historical drama..
It might be going a little far to look at a thousand-foot corkscrew throbbing its way through space and say “this is what rape culture loo..
Some time in 1999, I noticed that one of the kids in a family I was baby-sitting had spent the entire day in her room. “Anna, are you okay..
For the first half of its two-hour running time, Arrival unfolds remarkably like a science fiction story from 1949. Alien beings have made..
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If you’re into body-double obsession: Vertigo
If you believe the Sight & Sound decennial critics poll, this Hitchcock classic is the gr..
The Blair Witch Project (1999) remains a beacon for independent filmmakers: a movie that demonstrates it’s possible to outdo 99% of the st..
“I don’t know why they called it Star Trek Beyond,” said a surly nerd walking out of the screening in front of me. “They didn’t go ‘beyond..