Almodóvar pleads allegory in bittersweet meditation on art and desire.
We will wrack you: James Mangold’s torqued entertainment is grippingly good.
Oppressors await in the everyday of the streets of 1940s Paris in Joseph Losey’s rich, if grim drama.
Hou Hsiao-hsien works wistful magic in three stories played by the same pair of actors.
Movies last in memory, you hope, but do you recall the frame you put around the frame when you watch a picture?
“How do you see it as nihilism?” Brad Pitt says to Edward Norton. “I never saw it as nihilism.”
New films (and a few classics) to watch in November.
The performances are brilliant, soft and hard, and director Bong Joon-ho is adoring but unsparing.
Todd Phillips has finagled what genre director Phil Karlson called “little pieces of truth” into “Joker.”
Meryl Streep falls into the Panama Papers in Steven Soderbergh’s comic essay film on international finance.