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Consider the Monarch

Consider the Monarch

The Favourite by Matt Weiner Greek auteur Yorgos Lanthimos is someone you might charitably describe as “uncompromising.” His last two English-language films include a dystopian romantic comedy and a revenge…read more →

Stage Mother

Stage Mother

Vox Lux by Hope Madden and George Wolf No doubt you’re hip to the talent of Natalie Portman. But if you only know Brady Corbet as an actor (Funny Games, Melancholia,…read more →

Family Invitation

Family Invitation

Roma by Hope Madden and George Wolf Thank you Netflix for financing and distributing Alfonso Cuarón’s masterpiece, Roma. No offense to the small screens that Netflix often lives in, but…read more →

Across the Universe

Across the Universe

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse by George Wolf Should we really be surprised a spider-based franchise has so many legs? It wasn’t that many years ago when Spider-Man 2 was the conventional…read more →

Ailes über Alles

Ailes über Alles

Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes by Matt Weiner The two most arresting interviews in the new documentary Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes don’t involve…read more →

The Privilege of Confidence

The Privilege of Confidence

Tyrel by George Wolf “Hey, Tyrone.” “It’s Tyler, actually.” “Oh, my bad.” The subtle discomforts start early in Tyrel, writer/director Sebastian Silva’s perceptive and slyly intense slice of racially tinged…read more →

A Star Is Spun

A Star Is Spun

Maria by Callas by Christie Robb It’s an ambitious project to document the life of an international celebrity almost entirely in her own words. And that’s the task undertaken, not…read more →