Monday, October 29, 2018 - 4:54pm

Knightley carries the weight of the film.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 5:33pm
Great Lake Swimmers

Once the band settled in, their music pulled the audience along for a great ride.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 1:15pm
22 July

With any dramatization of a real-life event, the question of exploitation arises.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 5:01pm
Alia Shawkat in 'Blaze'

The detached directing plays off the stripped and tender songs with potent results.

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 5:16pm
"Life Itself"

Every actor tries to showcase their chops, but the terrible script creates unbreakable barriers.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 4:15pm
Lonely Island

So why does a correlation exist between popular absurdist humor on the internet and bro-culture? Is there a female-centric equivalent to the man-child act?

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 4:26pm
"First Reformed"

The question that haunts Reverend Toller will haunt all those who watch “First Reformed”: “Can God forgive us for what we’ve done to this world?”

Monday, September 3, 2018 - 4:18pm
"Crazy Rich Asians"

For people looking for a solid rom-com, “Crazy Rich Asians” delivers, not buckling under the pressure of a history of underrepresentation.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 2:16pm

Given the constant turbulence in Detroit, I’ve always considered Chicago as the closest city to Ann Arbor, and the capital of the Midwest. Rather than venture east down I-94, my family always opted to go west a few extra hundred miles.

I familiarized myself with the Loop over Woodward Avenue and Chicago-style hot dogs over Coney Island depots in secret parts of D-Town. I could even trace a map of Grant Park on my palm to help locals navigate the 319 acres of urban greenery.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 5:23pm
Making It

The current, undebatable king of reality TV is Gordon Ramsay. His hallmark cooking shows like “MasterChef” and “Hell’s Kitchen” continue to pull in ratings — albeit churning out mediocre chefs — and his new shows prove the only component of the formula necessary for success is Mr. Ramsay himself.