O beautiful for spacious skies! The Americans returns for Season 5.
With horrors both real and metaphorical, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut is a Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner from hell.
Want a leg up in your Oscar pool? I alone (on the site) have seen all fifteen nominated shorts.
Continue reading Reviewing All the Oscar-Nominated Short Films
2016 was a chance to discover new stories and new voices.
Director Denzel Washington is smart enough to let the material and the performances speak for themselves in this adaptation of August Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
The Hollow Crown: The War of the Roses gives some of Shakespeare’s least beloved plays a Game of Thrones twist on the way to a bloody Benedict Cumberbatch-centered finale.
Continue reading ‘THE HOLLOW CROWN: THE WAR OF THE ROSES’ Gives Shakespeare a Modern Twist
Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight is a film of unique grace and nuance.
Nate Parker may have overreached with his controversial debut, but it’s still one of the most important films you can see this Oscar season.
Thankfully, Halt and Catch Fire doesn’t have to go out on this beautiful high note.
On the third season of Halt and Catch Fire, the characters struggle with communication breakdown at the dawn of the communication age. Continue reading Midseason Check-In: ‘HALT AND CATCH FIRE’s’ Lonely Geniuses