LEGO Batman plays into the inherent silliness of Batman in a way that no other version has. It’s amazing we’ve ever been able to take him seriously, let alone for so long.
The visually stunning, Scarlett Johansson-led remake of Mamoru Oshii’s anime classic can’t escape the spectre of its strange racial politics.
Power Rangers bucks the self-serious superhero trend and rekindles the enjoyable cheeseball spirit of the TV series.
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.
We spoke to filmmaker and UCLA academic Kristy Guevara-Flanagan about her short What Happened to Her, TV crime fiction and feminist cinema.
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.