If you want to enjoy “Nobody” as it’s intended to be enjoyed, don’t read another word about it. Not even here.
Otherworldly and breathtakingly lovely, Gregory Kershaw and Michael Dweck’s documentary about the world of truffles – buying, selling, tasting and, most importantly, finding them – could well be subtitled “The Joy of Looking.”
The producers of the 93rdOscar ceremony had a number of challenges, not the least of which was, how do you stage a show in the middle of a pandemic?
The Academy Awards may be turning 93, but the prize has nonetheless managed to cough up a few firsts this time around.
Compared to the Oscars, the BAFTAS are mere infants. The BAFTAS, you say?
Though the Screen Actors Guild Awards are only 27 years old, they have a considerable impact on their Big Bro, the 93-year-old Academy Awards. SAG’s Best Ensemble Award is considered a clear prognosticator for the ...
Can a film be both mercurial and melancholy? I wouldn’t have thought so until I saw “French Exit” – a whimsical yet downbeat movie about aging, loneliness and how to go out in style.
Sweet-natured and lightweight, about all “My Salinger Year” can really be accused of is squandering an opportunity.
By Eleanor Ringel Cater Since the world turned upside down in 2020, it perhaps makes some sort of oddball sense that we look to traditions like award shows to give us an illusion of balance. ...
As emotionally complex as its title is simple, “The Father” offers one of the most memorable performances you’ll ever see. That it comes from an actor whose name has become synonymous with memorable performances makes ...
Fern (Frances McDormand), the widowed protagonist of the excellent new film, “Nomadland” is new to the nomad life. When we first meet her, she’s just lost her husband, her job, even her zip code (the ...
Every once in a while, a movie gets everything so right that it’s almost impossible to explain why.
Christopher Plummer has left us at age 91. A remarkable actor, he could play everything from Shakespearean kings and Incan royalty to an addled Holocaust survivor and an anti-Nazi Edelweiss-loving Austrian.
Cicely Tyson, who died last week at age 96, had a remarkable career. She could’ve achieved so much more if her skin had been a different color. And she knew it.
In the jaw-dropping “Promising Young Woman,” the phenomenal Carey Mulligan takes us into the very darkest heart of rape culture, touching on everything from your obvious open schoolboy rape to deeper consequences brought up by ...
I’m partial to Westerns – as people partial to Westerns are likely to say. So, I expected to like Tom Hanks’ “News of the World.” What surprised me was how very much I liked it.
Please, put current events on pause, I’d like to pay tribute to British director Michael Apted, who died last week at age 79.
“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” was the first August Wilson play I ever saw. And I saw it under ideal conditions, in the early ‘80s, in previews, before it made its official Broadway debut.
It was Humphrey Bogart, I think, who pointed out that the problem with the world is that everyone else is three drinks behind.
“The Prom” proves even Meryl Streep can make a mistake. For that matter, so can James Corden, Kerry Washington, Nicole Kidman and Keegan-Michael Key.