1 day ago | Film and TV
"I love you more than anything, you stupid brat." So goes one of the more pleasant exchanges between Catherine (Elisabeth Moss) and her best friend Virginia (Katherine Waterston) in Alex Ross Perry's Queen of Earth. It's emblematic of their relati...
8 days ago | Film and TV
Noah Baumbach doesn't always make movies that display the full range of his talents, and Greta Gerwig's roles don't always allow her to demonstrate hers. But the creative/romantic partners bring out the best in one another, as most recently shown ...
15 days ago | Film and TV
Something you might not know about Marlon Brando: He had his face digitally scanned by a company called Cyberware and envisioned a future in which actors would be replaced by digital copies of themselves. We know this because, as it turns out, the...
22 days ago | Film and TV
Damn, That Shit Was Dope Straight Outta Compton bears witness to the strength of street knowledge By Michael Nordine The most striking image in Straight Outta Compton is of two bandanas tied together. One is red, the other is blue, and the men hol...
29 days ago | Film and TV
A movie about David Foster Wallace was inevitable. A good one wasn't. Consider it a gift, then, that James Ponsoldt's The End of the Tour reflects its subject so movingly. The biopic opens with David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) receiving news of Wall...
1 month ago | Film and TV
Heaven forfend Immanuel Kant wander into a screening of Irrational Man, Woody Allen's latest dip into the perfect-crime oeuvre. The 18th-century philosopher's onerous moral standards, his belief in black-and-white rules for every situation regardl...