Zack Snyder’s Justice League formulates a structure that allows for character development and enables complete immersion into the story.
The intersection between light and dark, moving forward and triggered backward, makes Emerald Fennell’s directorial debut so enticing.
Anthony and Joe Russo, the brothers behind the mega-successful Avengers: Endgame, are perhaps the least likely directors to take on Nico Walker’s novel Cherry.
In Francis Lee’s new film about an acclaimed paleontologist, Mary Anning (Kate Winslet), who embarks on an intense affair with the wife of a scientist in the same field, the ammonite ignites a whole spectrum of desires.
Inspired by real events, All My Life follows a couple, Jenn Carter and Soloman ‘Sol’ Chau,’ who meet by chance one day, fall in love, and are challenged when Sol is diagnosed with liver cancer.
Soul is more adult than previous Pixar offerings, but when the story leaves Earth, the film gets bogged down explaining the rules.
RJ Cutler’s engrossing documentary about Billie Eilish captures the birth of a superstar as she takes currency in her image.
Sia’s direction evokes the absurdness of a Michel Gondry film, but it’s hard to overlook the plot points that diminish good intentions.
In Lee Daniels’ latest, Andra Day ensures that Billie Holiday’s story is present, affecting, and unwasted. It’s a star-making performance.
Written, directed, and produced by J Blakeson, Netflix’s I Care A Lot repeatedly escalates the stakes with winning results.
Nomadland by writer/director Chloé Zhao is at once life-affirming and generous to the stories that catapult people onto the road.
Colin Firth has never been better, playing a man troubled with the reality that his life will continue without his partner Tusker, played by Stanley Tucci.
Wild Mountain Thyme, adapted from Stanley’s Broadway play Outside Mullingar, has elements of a romantic comedy but is ultimately messy.
Minari is partly autobiographical of director/writer Lee Isaac Chung’s upbringing, intimately unfolding a family’s integration into America.