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Review: AMERICAN MURDERER, But He Looks So Friendly

Tom Pelphrey, Ryan Philippe, Idina Menzel and Jacki Weaver star in a film by Matthew Gentile, heading for international release January 30.

Review: POKER FACE, Murder, She Figured

Rian Johnson does it again! Natasha Lyonne stars in the sparkling new mystery series, premiering on Peacock TV.

Review: SHRINKING, Laughing Through the Tears

Jason Segal, Jessica Williams, Christa Miller and Harrison Ford star in an elevated comedy series, debuting globally Friday, January 27, on Apple TV+.

Now Streaming: THE LEGEND OF VOX MACHINA, Dragons From Nowhere Rain Destruction

The fantasy action-adventure series from Critical Role, animated by Titmouse, returns on Prime Video.

Now Streaming: MANK, David Fincher and Brilliance

Gary Oldman stars in David Fincher's brilliant drama, now streaming on Netflix.

Now Streaming: THE DROP, Baby Humor Is in the Eye of the Beholder

Directed by Sarah Adina Smith, the comedy, debuting January 13 on Hulu, stars Anna Konkle and Jermaine Fowler.

Review: HUNTERS, Searching for Adolph

Logan Lerman, Lena Olin, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Udo Kier and Al Pacino star in the Prime Video series.

Review: SERVANT, Do Not Anger Her

Nell Tiger Free, Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell and Rupert Grint star in the series, debuting globally on Apple TV+.

Now Streaming: STRANGE WORLD Bombing Was Not Its Fault

By now, critics and audiences have seen and learned about the newest animated Disney film Strange World and how it became one of the biggest bombs in the studio's history. Mel Valentin already reviewed the film and called it wildly...

Review: WOMEN TALKING, Shut Up and Listen

Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Judith Ivey, Ben Whishaw, and Frances McDormand star in a film by Sarah Polley, inspired by true events.

Now Streaming: Top 10 Series of 2022

Episodic series from around the world, debuting on streaming services.

Review: A MAN CALLED OTTO, Grumpy Old Remake Remains Funny, Lovable

Tom Hanks stars as a grumpy old man in a remake of the Swedish original, directed by Marc Forster.

Now on Blu-ray: THE VELVET UNDERGROUND, Into a Cultural Revolution

Todd Haynes' absorbing documentary gets the Criterion treatment, with choice extras and an audio commentary with the director and the editors.

Blu-ray Review: COOLEY HIGH, The Joys of Black Teen Life

Directed by Michael Schulz and written by Eric Monte, the film stars Glynnis Turman and Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs.

Opening in Movie Theaters: THE WHALE, A Hard Portrait, Full of Emotion

Having built up a critical head of steam after bowing at the Venice Film Festival in September, Darren Aronofsky's The Whale opens Friday, December 9, in select movie theaters. Our own Eric Ortiz Garcia saw the film at the Los...

Review: ALL THE BEAUTY AND THE BLOODSHED, Epic Portrait of An Artist

Director Laura Poitras illuminates the artistry and activism of photographer Nan Goldin in her Golden Lion-winning awards contender.

Review: A WOUNDED FAWN, Blood and Freakiness Abound

Director Travis Stevens spins a mesmerizing tale of horror, starring Josh Ruben and Sarah Lind, now streaming on Shudder and AMC+.

Review: THE ETERNAL DAUGHTER, Just the Right Level of Creepiness

It might be something bred into us when we're in the womb: a need to please our parents. Or at least, to have some kind of effect on them. The memory of how we either succeeded or failed can haunt...

Review: THE HARBINGER, Smart, Resonant, Scary

If there’s one thing that has shown the interconnectedness of humanity in the last few years, it is the global Covid-19 pandemic. While responses may have been different in different regions, virtually every person on the planet was forced to...

Review: THE MENU Expertly Balances Humor and Horror

Hungry for social satire? The Menu is pretty palatable. It follows other recent films pitting the rich against the poor: Ready or Not (2019), The Platform (2019), and Triangle of Sadness (2022) are three examples that do it well. If...