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.
Preface: I’d like to say here that if you found Rockstar’s business practices unsavory and have decided to boycott or otherwise ignore this game, I sympathize completely. I think that’s a fine reason to miss out on this thing. No piece of commercial art could possibly be important enough to ruin so many people’s mental wellbeing like that. I still think the end result of their efforts was worth it, even if a lot of the crew who worked on this game will never be compensated as such. Anyway, enjoy whatever your choice was.
Damien Chazelle & Ryan Gosling reunite for one of the year’s best, both an inspiring biopic and exercise in claustrophobic, white-knuckle terror.
Whether you’re into children’s fantasy, brooding astronauts, or true crime + poop jokes, this roundup has something for everyone.
“There are so many stars visible in New Mexico. I shall go out there to get a better look.”
It’s a triumphant introduction to Jodie Whittaker’s Thirteen, even though the premiere gives her surprisingly little to do.
How many times can the same story be told without losing its magic? That’s the question at the heart of the latest iteration of A Star is Born, and one that the film directly addresses.
“Course, they all know me as Saul Goodman.”