There is nothing new about Condon’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, a revamp likely to please two kinds of people: those who loved the original and are feeling nostalgic, and those who love Emma Watson.
The latest incarnation of the great ape balances retro social commentary with delirious monster movie thrills.
Ingrid Jungermann’s Women Who Kill is an entertaining and droll comedic thriller.
Asghar Farhadi’s Oscar-winning drama is another of his knife-edge emotional thrillers—and a fascinating companion to Paul Verhoeven’s Elle.
Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s first international co-production is a ravishing affair.
The second coming of Trainspotting is a superfan-only affair, an inert nostalgia trip where the gang gets back together to do very little of note.
Eloise Ross reviews Luca Guadagnino’s latest portrait of desire, told with the filmmaker’s unique and detailed attention to place.
Hidden Figures is an entertaining and compelling film centered on a mostly overlooked piece of history, one which acts as a nexus point for the civil rights movement and the Cold War.
Anna Biller dares us to be mesmerised without being beguiled, and to parse the realm of female agency without demonising its contradictions.
Noted video essayist Kogonada turns to feature filmmaking with the striking and atmospheric Columbus.