Are we really going this far to find something to be angry about?
And is it ethically dubious to reward such a man?
Allow me to suggest that “Serenity” is merely the logical continuation of Steven Knight’s work as a filmmaker concerned with the foundations of our morality.
“First Reformed” feels too precise to be camp, too expertly crafted. So I choose to read it as critique.
The movies in contention will stir up tough conversations, and that's a good thing.
Trump's fast-food feast and Gillette's newly 'woke' advertising campaign are flip sides of the same coin, messages designed to appeal to different tribes with similar tactics.
'Vice' is a supposedly damning portrait of a much-reviled conservative politician.
They're well-intended enough to often seem somewhat reasonable, but meddlesome busybodies trying to effect some utopian scheme or another to return the world to an unsullied Eden.
2018 has been a great year for films on a very specific topic: the ways in which totalitarianism corrupts the spirit. From “The Death of Stalin” to “The Captain” to this weekend’s “Cold War,” our arthouses have been filled with flicks about the evils of oppression.
Steve McQueen's "Widows" insists that there's no bigger scam than politics.