The film holds at its core the irresistible radiance of young romance, telling a palpable love story that can thaw even the coldest of hearts.
Although it never strays far from Jane Austen’s beloved novel, “Emma.” still manages to feel inventive and fresh in a sea of other adaptations.
While “Birds of Prey” is mired in sloppy plotting, it is also embellished with a flourish of indulgent violence that seems lifted directly from its comic book origins.
With “Jojo Rabbit,” a coming-of-age Nazi comedy, modish writer and director Taika Waititi makes a big wager: that audiences will swallow their initial discomfort long enough to decide that Waititi has actually fashioned a brilliant mockery of Nazism and bigotry.
While the film features several compelling performances and competent worldbuilding, it is burdened by its pacing and incomplete character arcs.
“The Rise of Skywalker’s” mistakes are so apparent and avoidable that it's frustrating seeing how much better of a film it could have been.
“Knives Out” evokes memories of Agatha Christie novels: a small cast of characters, multiple petty squabbles, and one charmingly-accented detective.
For Charlie and Nicole, love and art are so intertwined, they are practically interchangeable. Perhaps the greatest tragedy is that they cannot achieve either one together.
On Nov. 14, Lowell House hosted an event with Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts, the directors of “For Sama,” which won L'Œil d'or, the Best Documentary award, at the Cannes Film Festival this year.
Unrelentingly sweet but surprisingly therapeutic, director Marielle Heller’s “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” transcends the genre norms that have defined uplifting, awards-friendly biopics for decades.