Latest from Ann Hornaday

Haile Gerima and his landmark film ‘Sankofa’ are being rediscovered. Finally.

Ava DuVernay has championed the rerelease of Gerima’s 1993 film, which she calls his masterwork.
  • Sep 24, 2021

Seeing ‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ through a feminist lens

Director Michael Showalter and his trailblazing mom, Elaine, come together to reassess an icon of late-1980s excess.
  • Sep 16, 2021

‘My Name Is Pauli Murray’ is a revelatory portrait of the most pioneering legal activist you never heard of

Poet, activist, legal scholar, teacher and Episcopal priest inspired Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Thurgood Marshall.
  • Sep 15, 2021

‘The Eyes of Tammy Faye’ revisits 1980s televangelists with a mix of camp and thoughtfulness

Andrew Garfield and Jessica Chastain shine as Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker.
  • Sep 15, 2021

With ‘The Card Counter,’ Paul Schrader has, once again, crafted a haunting portrait of alienation

Oscar Isaac is mesmerizing as a professional poker player grappling with a guilt-ridden past.
  • Sep 8, 2021

A teen dreams of being a drag queen in the glossy movie musical ‘Everybody’s Talking About Jamie’

Max Harwood delivers a winning performance in a pop-tastic yet uplifting true story.
  • Sep 8, 2021

Abortion has always been a tough subject for Hollywood. ‘Parenthood’ got it right.

Ron Howard’s 1989 comedy presented imperfection, and choice, as a fact of life.
  • Sep 5, 2021

The newest ‘Cinderella’ is strident, sassy and silly, all at once

Camila Cabello stars in the latest adaptation of the beloved tale, this time reimagined as a jukebox musical-slash-feminist manifesto.
  • Sep 1, 2021

Sean Penn’s ‘Flag Day’ paints a flattened picture of a larger-than-life con artist

Like the real-life criminal on whom the film is based, the essence of this drama remains tantalizingly elusive.
  • Aug 25, 2021