Film

NOSELL

In this installment of Irreconcilable Differences, two writers hash out their distaste for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” while another lauds the rewards of its risks.

NOSELL

The fact that the dog is the highlight of the film goes to show the mediocrity of “Please Stand By.”

NOSELL

By the time we’ve fallen back into the well-worn plot of another resistance group (of course) helping our heroes take the down the big bad corporation (of course) who has secretly been monitoring their entire lives (of course) for the greater good (of course) because they’re special (of course), there’s not much anyone could have done to save it.

NOSELL

It makes perfect sense for David Wain, one of the masterminds behind “Wet Hot American Summer,” to direct a biographical film behind one of the great figures of modern comedy.

NOSELL

We need feminist westerns but this film can feel like the filmed version of a think piece or like homework.

NOSELL

‘Foxtrot’ is a devastating tragedy in three acts.

NOSELL

That’s the gift of a place like Sundance, seemingly the antithesis of the stuffy studio system: Here, you’re able to find voices with wild visions who, admittedly by some miracle, have found the money to construct a truly new story.

NOSELL

Dano lets his characters live in the scene, often choosing to keep the camera stationary, highlighting the characters’ raw movements and emotions.

NOSELL

“Leave No Trace” is a patient and heart-wrenching tale of father and daughter living off the grid, in the wilderness and on the run from authorities that wish to incarcerate them in ordinary domesticity.

While podcasts have become popular, they have yet to achieve the level of critical and commercial success of TV, movies and music.