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Brady M. Connolly

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‘Causeway’ Review: A Resonant Portrait of Trauma and Transitions

In its efforts to recount Lynsey’s return to normalcy, the film artfully captures the flurry of mixed emotions that may entail such an experience while occasionally administering too great a dose of dramatic embellishment.


‘Tár’ Review: A Triumph of Modern Storytelling

Thanks to its captivating lead performance, beautiful sound design and cinematography, and unique self-assuredness, “Tár” sets itself apart as a nearly perfect film.


‘Amsterdam’ Review: Stargazing, and Not Much Else

Abandoning the swaggering style of “American Hustle” and the understated beauty of “Silver Linings Playbook,” Russell instead opts for a true-story crime caper with uneven humor and questionable logic.


‘Bros’ Review: Just Your Average Bromance

While the film is notable for being one of the first gay romantic comedies from a major studio, its boundary-breaking nature cannot make up for what it lacks in the way of consistent humor and strong performances.


‘Abbott Elementary’ Review: A Strong Start for Season Two

"Abbott Elementary" creator Quinta Brunson expertly demonstrates that there is still plenty of life left in the sitcom genre thanks to creators daring enough to approach it with a unique perspective and cohesive vision.


The Best Losers of the 2022 Emmys

With the Emmys’ tendency to favor the same actors year after year, it is even more important to remember the many deserving contenders who went home empty-handed. Below are six such losers whose performances were among the year’s best.