The Subversive Humor of Funny Pages

The Bombing of Spielberg

Does Anyone Enjoy the Partisan Sales Pitches on Late Night TV?

The Unforced Delight of Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Don’t Trust Don’t Worry Darling

The Gray Man Is Excellent Entertainment for Action Enthusiasts

The Grace and Wisdom of My Lover, My Donkey & I

In Praise of Better Call Saul

Liberation of L.B. Jones — An Evolutionary Lesson Returns

The Delusional Triangle of Sadness

The Limits of Making a Film about Your Own Cuteness

Ricky Gervais vs. the Trans Mob

House of the Dragon Revives Fascist Art

Oprah vs. Sidney Poitier

Ava DuVernay’s One Perfect Shot at Propaganda

Jeunet’s Amazing, Insightful Big Bug

What Happened to Star Trek?

The Woman King Is Bad News

Is Father Stu a ‘Religious Film’ or an ‘American Film’?

Sympathy for the Screwup Son

New Amazon Lord of the Rings Series Gets Title, First Teaser

Almodóvar Loses His Sense of Humor

How They Got Over — A Miraculous Documentary

Lena Dunham Sticks It to Euphoria

Spielberg Goes Easy on Himself in The Fabelmans

‘Racist’ Critic Forced to Cower for Innocuous Review

The Animated Documentary Flee Flees the Truth

Insult to Injury

Tom Holland vs. Tom Cruise

The Woman King and the Real History of Dahomey

Happy 80th Birthday to America’s Greatest Living Movie Star

What Worked, and What Didn’t Work, In This Season of Stranger Things

Alice Diop Rethinks Citizenship

Warner Bros Removes Gay Reference in Fantastic Beasts Film at China’s Request

Warner Bros. Hides the Secrets of Dumbledore’s Sexuality for China

Post-Covid Romance and Self-Pity

‘What Is the Worst Film of 2021?’

Kendrick Lamar’s Deepfake

Cate Blanchett — Arty, Histrionic, and Snobbish — in Tár

The Batman Smells

A Piercing Look at Weimar Decadence

Sam Elliott Abides

The Hong Konger Documentary Is a Lesson on Freedom

Two Reasons to Love Top Gun: Maverick

Why Three Thousand Years of Longing Is Unacceptable

Meryl Streep: Political Prophetess

Grammy and Oscars: The Return of Minstrelsy

Blonde Gaslights Marilyn Monroe

Angel Studios Gets a Massive New Investment 

France — Inside Media Sainthood