CCE’s ‘A Murder Most Fowl’ was a parody of classic noir films that incorporated goofy, bird-themed humor.
‘High Life’ Ventures Into Space to Get a Better Look at Earth
Claire Denis offers a biting commentary on human connection by isolating relationships of the characters in ‘High Life’ in space.
‘Native Son’ Sets Richard Wright’s Novel in the Contemporary World
First-time director Rashid Johnson’s ‘Native Son’ repackages the original 1940 novel for a modern world, perhaps to its disadvantage.
South American Cartel Heist Goes Awry in ‘Triple Frontier’
The star-studded ‘Triple Frontier’ makes a well-meaning attempt to be more than just another action movie.
‘Everybody Knows’ Comes Across as a Soapy Thriller
‘Everybody Knows’ falls short of the rest of acclaimed Iranian director Asghar Farhadi’s films.
Sports Drama ‘High Flying Bird’ Confronts Capitalist Extortion
‘High Flying Bird’ focuses on the behind-the-scenes aspect of the game.
‘What is Democracy?’ Questions How We Govern Ourselves
Astra Taylor’s ‘What is Democracy?’ ponders the failures of our economic and political systems.
Netflix’s ‘Polar’ is a Shallow Excuse for an Action Movie
Polar’s cheap attempts to shock and titillate with graphic imagery ultimately fail.
‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ Redrafts Legend of King Arthur
Joe Cornish’s ‘The Kid Who Would Be King’ modernizes the classic Legend of King Arthur but lacks creativity.
‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ Relays Six Tales of the Old West
‘The Ballad of Buster Scruggs’ does an impressive job with aesthetics, casting, and plot.