Tag: Movies

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Review: ‘Mudbound’ Is a Racial Epic Tuned to Black Lives, and White Guilt

Photo A scene from “Mudbound,” Dee Rees’s film adaptation of Hillary Jordan’s novel. Credit Steve Dietl/Netflix “Mudbound” is...

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Review: ‘On the Beach at Night Alone’ Zooms in on a Love Affair

Photo Kim Min-hee in “On the Beach at Night Alone.” Credit Cinema Guild The South Korean filmmaker Hong...

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Review: In ‘The Breadwinner,’ a Girl Bravely Provides for Her Family

Photo A scene from “The Breadwinner,” a film directed by Nora Twomey and based on a novel by...

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Review: In ‘Porto,’ a Night of Bliss and Heartbreak

Photo Lucie Lucas and Anton Yelchin in “Porto.” Credit Kino Lorber “Porto,” named for the coastal city in...

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Review: In ‘Wonder,’ a Not-So-Ordinary Boy Makes His Way

Photo Julia Roberts and Jacob Tremblay in “Wonder.” Credit Dale Robinette/Lionsgate “I know I’m not an ordinary 10-year-old...

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Review: ‘Wet Woman in the Wind’ Is a Queasy Sex Romp

Photo Yuki Mamiya and Tasuku Nagaoka in one of many sex scenes in “Wet Woman in the Wind.”...

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Review: In ‘Roman J. Israel, Esq.,’ Denzel Washington as a Lawyer Out of His Element

Photo Denzel Washington in “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” Credit Glen Wilson/Sony Pictures Entertainment Partly because of economics, partly...

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Review: A Small-Town Murder Ignites ‘Sweet Virginia’

Photo Christopher Abbott and Jon Bernthal in "Sweet Virginia." Credit IFC A twisty, small-town thriller that blooms in...

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Review: ‘Cook Off!’ Gives Chefs the ‘Best in Show’ Treatment

Photo Cathryn Michon and Gary Anthony Williams in a scene from “Cook Off!” Credit Lionsgate Premiere Although “Cook...

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Review: ‘A Fantastic Woman’ Lives Up to Its Title, in More Ways Than One

Photo Daniela Vega, who stars in “A Fantastic Woman.” Credit Sony The title of Sebastián Lelio’s new film...