‘Mulan’ Fails To Break Barriers Amidst Clouds of Controversy

Several of the top eight reviews on “Mulan’s” Letterboxd are related to money, rather than the film itself, but the $30 Disney+ demands on top of its pricey subscription isn’t the only reason that...

‘The Devil All the Time’: A Meditation on American Violence

Content Warning: this article contains spoilers. No one leaves unscathed or unstained from “The Devil All The Time,” a new epic drama from director Antonio Campos. The film is based on Donald Ray Pollock’s 2011...

NYFF: A Digital Celebration of Cinema

As New York Film Festival 58 kicks off with virtual accessibility for all, this guide might aid you in deciding what films are worth checking out. Due to the ongoing effects of the pandemic,...

‘The Mole Agent’ Is a Clever and Endearing Snapshot of Life in a Nursing...

“The Mole Agent,” directed by Chilean director Maite Alberdi, is one of those documentaries that makes you wonder whether it really is a documentary because of its dramatic and emotional progression. Alberdi plays with...

‘I’m Thinking of Ending Things’ Will Leave You Confounded

In true Charlie Kaufman fashion, the director’s newest film, “I’m Thinking of Ending Things,” crafts a brilliant and rich narrative that makes very little sense. With a favorable Rotten Tomatoes score of 83% alongside...

‘Beau Travail’s’ Restoration Re-animates the Beauty of Denis’s Cinematic Gem

Sunbaked bodies bustle under the African Sun in Claire Denis’s loose re-telling of Herman Melville’s “Billy Budd.” Under Officer Galoup’s (Denis Lavant) eyes, the aptly christened, nameless legionaries toil day-in and day-out. Living in...

Rock and Roll With President Carter in Mary Wharton’s Feature Debut

Less than five minutes into the new documentary “Jimmy Carter: Rock & Roll President,” former President Jimmy Carter corrects the well-known story of Willie Nelson smoking weed with a Secret Service agent in the...

Remembering the Late, Great Chadwick Boseman

I believe Chadwick Boseman was and always will be an extremely rare kind of actor — one of the true, real-deal movie stars. He was a man of high class and charisma, noticeably devoid...

‘Bill & Ted Face the Music,’ A Most Excellent Exercise in Pure Entertainment

“Bill & Ted Face the Music” might be the only film in history that can boast about the fact that it contains a duet between Jimi Hendrix (DazMann Still) and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Daniel...

Warning, the Series Finale of “I May Destroy You” Might Actually Destroy You

Content warning: in addition to spoilers, this article mentions sexual assault/violence. Creator Michaela Coel is fierce, and her brand new semi-autobiographical HBO drama which she both created and stars in, is no different. “I May...

The Melacast Network: A Casting and Collaboration Platform for POC by POC

It was celebrated Senagalese filmmaker Djibril Diop Mambéty who stated, “I am interested in marginalized people because they do more for the evolution of a community than the conformists. Marginalized people bring together a...

Judd Apatow Finds the Humor in Grief in ‘The King of Staten Island’

Judd Apatow has always found himself drawn to stories of underdogs. From working on “Freaks and Geeks,” the TV show about high school misfits, to his directorial debut “The 40-Year-Old Virgin,” he has always...
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