Monday, October 31, 2016 - 3:06pm

With “Here I Am,” Foer creates quite the tangle of character and storylines, of ideas and questions. But it is not his intention to untie the knot their lives and issues create.

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 11:21am
“Carrie”

With her bug-eyed stare and subtle Texas twang, Carrie’s the perfect religious-girl-who-loses-it. And when she does lose it, she does so with one of the best depictions of paralyzing rage I’ve ever seen.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 5:06pm

V2V is the kind of store that you want your closet to look like, no matter what you normally wear.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:39pm

Around the two-hour mark of “American Honey,” I sat in the theater fidgeting and doing something I (almost) never do — covertly checking the time on my phone.

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 4:43pm
“The Girl on the Train”

It’s not the cosmos that has the power in this film. It’s the men.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 4:41pm

Why do we pursue art— watch Polanski movies, listen to Wagner, read Eliot — than to feel something, some fleeting emotion that brings us closer to the center of ourselves?

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 6:48pm
“Author: The JT LeRoy Story”

“Author” isn’t about unmasking JT. The mask comes off within the first thirty minutes of the film.

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 7:07pm
“Cruel Intentions”

It’s absolutely absurd and absolutely incredible.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 4:44pm

Few other years in my (admittedly short) life warrant such a strong reaction as 13.

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 5:13pm
“Little Men”

Sachs shows what friendship looks like without letting the audience in on its secrets and specificities.