Sunset Song Sure Is Something to See

Gloriously old-fashioned and visually stunning. [Read more…]

The Meddler: Interview with Lorene Scafaria

An ode to loving mothers and how to cope with grief [Read more…]

Last Days in the Desert offers portrait of Jesus the man

Getting down and dirty with the hypostatic union [Read more…]

Jazz Biopic Battle Goes to Baker

Miles Davis may have been a more skilled trumpeter than Chet Baker, but the West Coast legend is the focus of the superior biopic. [Read more…]

Miles Ahead paints a complex but uninspiring portrait

There’s a fine line between swagger and conceit [Read more…]

With ‘Knight of Cups,’ Have We Already Seen the Best Film of 2016?

Terrence Malick’s style may have reached its apex with this story of spiritual struggle. [Read more…]

Eddie the Eagle takes flight, but doesn’t quite soar

It’s not about winning, it’s about the beauty of naively competing [Read more…]

The Gods of Egypt aren’t that impressive

Myth is powerful until it starts feeling like a videogame [Read more…]

A Longing for Something More Suffuses Only Yesterday

A delicately told early entry from Studio Ghibli gets an American release. [Read more…]

John Owen for the Modern World

A stolid work on a stolid Puritan [Read more…]