The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Both 42 and The Reluctant Fundamentalist deal with issues of individual and systemic racial injustice—but come to very different conclusions.
We should maybe try giving Paul W. S. Anderson a little bit of credit.
A low-effort movie that’s too bad to get riled up about.
You'd be best off rewatching 'Lilo & Stitch.'
Both 42 and The Reluctant Fundamentalist deal with issues of individual and systemic racial injustice - and come to very different conclusions.
The Kings of Summer
Snyder's Superman reboot is visually stunning and well-acted, but lacks the humanity of The Kings of Summer, a little coming-of-age movie with a big heart.
What if your purported underdog is never anything but, well, an overdog?
In which porn addiction functions as just a case study for a much bigger question.
The End of the Tour
In the David Foster Wallace biopic, the author's own words are the best part.
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Wes Anderson's latest is a feat of filmmaking, a formally-interesting movie that's also deeply meaningful.
None of the good parts of a sci-fi meet none of the good parts of an action movie.
Why We Need Breaking Bad
Watching Walt's slow slide off the moral cliff might just inoculate us against what TV usually teaches.
When your film crumbles after just being grazed by critical thinking, then you’ve got a problem.
Is it dystopian? Is it apocalyptic? Either way, 'Snowpiercer' is dazzlingly imaginative and unconventional.
The Fifth Estate
The movie about Wikileaks is a mess, and a giant missed opportunity.