I’m not against it, but you know.
A top-flight cast is winning in contained story. B
A Top 10 list.
Ignore underwhelming trailers. A-
Pixar’s back on track with this series. B+
Boilerplate plague premise with pretentious accoutrements. D
New version of classic gives you no reason to care. D
Hitler led the filmmakers astray in Look Who's Back.
Pinball movie weekends and bookends.
A star-making role for Gal Gadot. A-
Proto-fascism in Michael Haneke's White Ribbon.
What the box-office bomb might’ve been.
Writer/Director of award-winning Sidewalk Traffic talks about how to get a feature film made by your mid-30s.
Hollywood's half-assed anti-fascism.
Fascism's hold on Jewish identity in Defiance.
A precursor to the peak TV era.
A Speck of Dust highlights sharp skills, perennial dishevelment.
Humans love to fear things.
Sympathy for the conquerors in 300.
The Emily Dickinson biopic A Quiet Passion is miserable.
Self-hatred in The Believer.
Directed by Bernard MacMahon. A three-part miniseries from Jack White and T Bone Burnett, narrated by Robert Redford, about the earliest days of the recording industry. Featuring performances by Willie Nelson, Beck, Elton John, Nas, and more. A joint production from PBS and the BBC, premiering May 16. Via Spin.