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Blu-ray Review: THE SIN OF NORA MORAN

Out this week from The Film Detective comes The Sin of Nora Moran, a 1933 pre-Code, Poverty Row film directed by Phil Goldstone (also known as the producer of Gun Shy and Tarzan Escapes, among many others). The Sin of Nora...

Review: THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY S2 Solidly Mixes Drama, Humor, Superhero Action

Ellen Page and Tom Hopper return in Season 2 of the comic-book series adaptation, now streaming on Netflix.

Blu-ray Review: THE OUTSIDER, The Monstrous Manifestation of Grief

Ben Mendelsohn, Cynthia Erivo, and Paddy Considine star in the harrowing horror series.

Review: RADIOACTIVE, The Labour of Scientific Discovery

Biopics are not an easy genre to make, especially if your subject has some reknown. You want/need to show the important moments of their life, without making it look contrite or proverbially hitting the audience over the head with scenes...

Review: THE RENTAL, You May Want to Choose the Early Check-out

Anyone who’s ever rented a house or signed up for Airbnb lodgings in a remote corner of the world may have felt uncertainty sneak up. Naggingly, your mind begins to wonder: What if it’s all too good to be true?...

70s Rewind: THEY ONLY KILL THEIR MASTERS, Without Pride

James Garner, Katharine Ross, and Hal Holbrook star in a murder mystery, directed by James Goldstone, and now available on TCM.

Review: GREYHOUND, Tense, Suspense-Filled, Character-Driven Action

As of late, Tom Hanks has been semi-jokingly referred to as “America’s Dad,” partly for playing a seemingly endless series of benevolent paternal figures, but also for a long-running public persona that projects a combination of self-assurance, tranquility, and most...

Review: RAD, Bringing Back the 80s, One Bike at a Time

Bill Allen, Lori Loughlin and Talia Shire star in the uber-fun BMX bicycle teen flick, directed by Hal Needham.

Review: THE OLD GUARD, New-School Action That Packs A Dramatic Punch

None of us know how or when we're going to die, just that, one day, something will end our life. Imagine taking that to an extreme: you're going to be young and beautiful for a very long time (good), you'll...

Now Streaming: HANNA Comes Into Its Own Assassin Space

Esmé Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos, and Dermot Mulroney star in the action-thriller series, now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

Review: EUROVISION SONG CONTEST: THE STORY OF FIRE SAGA, Inconsistent, Sporadic Laughs

In the before times, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, a comedy directed by David Dobkin (The Judge, The Change-Up, Wedding Crashers, Clay Pigeons) and co-written by and starring Will Ferrell, a comedian who’s made a virtual meal...

Review: MY SPY Gives Dave Bautista the Family-Oriented Action-Comedy He Didn't Know He Needed

Dave Bautista, Chloe Coleman, and Kristen Schaal star in director Peter Segal's film, debuting this week on Amazon Prime Video.

Review: IRRESISTIBLE Fails, Both as Political Satire and as Straightforward Comedy

Steve Carrell and Rose Byrne star in Jon Stewart's political comedy.

Review: YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT Offers Slow-Burn Chills and Thrills

Kevin Bacon and Amanda Seyfried star in director David Koepp's psychological thriller.

Review: ARTEMIS FOWL, Adventure Most Foul

Ferdia Shaw, Josh Gad, Judi Dench and Colin Farrell star in the family adventure, directed by Kenneth Branagh and now streaming on Disney+.

Now Streaming: KNIVES OUT, Twists and Turns Abound in Delightful Whodunit

Daniel Craig and Ana de Armas lead an all-star cast in Rian Johnson's comic murder-mystery.

Review: DA 5 BLOODS Delivers Another Career-Best From Filmmaker Spike Lee

Spike Lee delivers another masterclass in narrative and political filmmaking.

Review: THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND Delivers Fitful Laughs and Minor Insights

Pete Davidson and Judd Apatow deliver a flawed, fitfully funny character study in arrested adolescence.

Review: YOU DON'T NOMI, A Look Into Camp Obsession SHOWGIRLS

A selection of last year's film festivals such as Tribeca, Fantastic Fest, Sidewalk, Outfest, Stiges, Bifan, You Don't Nomi is the first documentary by Jeffrey McHale, who wrote, directed, and produced. It's streaming today, so why not have a fun...

Blu-ray Review: DANCE, GIRL, DANCE Was Ahead of its Time

Dorothy Arzner was the first woman in the Director's Guild of America. She was also the ONLY woman director working within the Hollywood studio system in the late 1920s and throughout most of the 1940s. To be more specific, that's...