My favorite films of 2018 included big studio swings and scrappy indies; auteurs and comic book romps; provocation, joy, and occasionally both at once.Continue reading 2018 Yearbook: David’s Top 10 Films
Emily Blunt shines as the magical nanny, in a retread with more hits than misses.Continue reading Review: ‘MARY POPPINS RETURNS’ Gets the Job Done
Roma isn’t the only great foreign film to watch out for this year.
Though nearly colossally screwing up its release, Netflix has a bonafide Best Picture favorite on its hands with Alfonso Cuaron’s ode to the most important figure of his youth.
Equal parts exquisitely acted and visually arresting, The Favourite marks a step in a bold new direction for director Yorgos Lanthimos. Continue reading Review: ‘THE FAVOURITE’ is a Devilishly Delicious Treat
The sequel sticks to formula, but it’s a good formula.
Steve McQueen’s follow-up to 12 Years a Slave is a welcome treat even if it stumbles where it should most soar.
The second installment of J. K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts series wasn’t as bad as I expected, but there’s not much to cheer about either.
In this installment: Daredevil’s best season yet, Sam Esmail and Julia Roberts’s brilliance, and Chris Pine swings his sword.
Damien Chazelle & Ryan Gosling reunite for one of the year’s best, both an inspiring biopic and exercise in claustrophobic, white-knuckle terror.