Willem Dafoe’s Creative Destruction
‘Inside’ is an intriguing film that lacks thematic depth.
Screaming for Mercy
'Scream VI' can be exhilarating, but it’s ultimately a waste of potential.
History of the Bored, Part II
A review of ‘History of the World, Part II.’
Having Coffee with Dr. Freud
A Day at the Freud Museum.
The Return of the B-Movie that Transcends
A review of ‘Dead for a Dollar.’
Marilyn Monroe Deserved Better
While showing Monroe's lifetime of mistreatment, Netflix's 'Blonde' lets the actress down one more time.
The Band That Fell to Earth
50 years since its arrival on the music scene, Roxy Music’s style and artistry remains unique.
Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant, and Aging
How 1952's 'Monkey Business' satirizes the youth obsessed culture that would make a goddess of Monroe.
‘The CCP Sees This Film as a Threat’
Chinese dissident Jimmy Lai's story gets told in a new film from the Acton Institute.
More Like ‘Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Badness’
The latest Marvel movie promises a mind-bending trip through the multiverse and fails to deliver.
‘The Northman’ Takes History, Spirituality, and Young Men Seriously
A review of ‘The Northman’ with some mild spoilers.
‘Scream’ is Tedious, Glorified Fan Fiction
The loss of Wes Craven pervades this “requel,” which mistakes juvenile writing for inspired meta-comedy.
In Defense of Elitist Film Criticism
We need more standards, not fewer.