Sandra Bullock in "Bird Box"

The film’s simultaneous ability to make us jump with fright and reflect deeply may just be enough to erase the wrongs of its predecessors.


Plot sound familiar? That’s probably because it is.


On the surface, “Dumplin’” seems like every other angsty teen movie — Willowdean Dickson (Danielle Macdonald, “Patti Cake$”) has a strained relationship with her mother, Rosie (Jennifer Aniston, “Mother’s Day”), and drama ensues because Willowdean feels like Rosie will never understand her.

"Maria by Callas"

By promising to tell Callas’s stories on her terms, the filmmakers boxed themselves in.


More than any of these live-action “Transformers” films, “Bumblebee” has a heart.


In an exclusive phone interview with The Michigan Daily, Goldhaber talks about the process of making the film, finding his lead from a “Black Mirror” episode and normalizing sex work through an immersive narrative.

"Rugrats Hanukkah"

As a child of an interfaith marriage between a Jewish father and a Lutheran mother, I have a slightly different perspective on holiday specials than most.


“Mirai” strips away the layer of humor characteristic of Western animations and, instead, takes animation to a place where the story can truly grow.

"A Star is Born"

Irreconcilable Differences is a format where we talk about movies that we just can’t decide on. Is it good? Is it bad? What are its merits as a work of cinema? Irreconcilable Differences is meant to be read with some knowledge of the film in question and a strong set of opinions. 

Rose Byrne in 'Instant Family'

“Instant Family” is a film with a goal, gooey edges and all; it’s a rousing, funny and deeply moving success.