Film: Enslaved

Some praise ex-CIA agent Jason Matthews’ novel Red Sparrow and call it a return to the days of John le Carré and Ian Fleming....

Film: Sci-Fi Horror

In Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the raving-mad Ophelia says, “Lord, we know what we are, but know not what we may be”—what we may become, that...

Talking Pictures: Cult Status

“Fans of The Room are not like the fans of any other cult film,” says author/actor Greg Sestero, speaking on the phone from Paris,...

Film: Eye Candy

We previously met Black Panther’s King T’Challa (the handsome Chadwick Boseman), whose father was assassinated by a vengeful terrorist in Captain America: Civil War....

Film: Under Pressure

The subject matter of the Chilean drama A Fantastic Woman is “Almodóvaran.” It’s visually lush like the Spanish director’s work, and yet it’s not...

Film: Short Stories

The less big-name awards on the upcoming Oscar lists provide some of the most interesting topics. Among the best documentary shorts showing, in an...

Film: Fire & Ice

There’s a very mean thing often said about a strife-filled partnership: On the bright side, it made two people miserable instead of four. Considering...

Film: Robot Hell

Often the mirror of Black Mirror (Netflix) reflects old episodes of The Twilight Zone, of which the show’s creator Charlie Brooker is something of...

Film: Family Drama

The Michael Haneke film Happy End, made up of an all-star cast, is a chilly story of the decadence of a French family. It...

Arts: Magic Details

“My dad always told me, ‘You can make people believe anything,’” recalls filmmaker Tina Romero, daughter of the legendary writer/director George Romero, creator of...