As modern-day viewers, we can’t write off problematic portrayals as artifacts of the past, because they contributed to the thought patterns of today.
‘The Hollars’ tries so hard to be a quirky, feel-good comedy that it ends up forced and stiff.
It’s absolutely absurd and absolutely incredible.
Considering that this could be one of Lewis’s last performances, viewers and fans will want to like the movie, but it isn’t worth pretending.
A woman’s struggle to balance her career and family is well-trodden ground in narrative cinema, but “Mia Madre” goes beyond the surface.
The film is about selfishness and the unintended consequences that come from following one’s desires, yet it also showcases the power of love that binds people together in unbreakable ways.
Bridget retains just enough irreverence to make her and her group of rabble-rousing friends feel refreshing.
Not all films by a director — even some of the best directors — are good.
Jacob clearly doesn’t listen to the right public radio.
No documentary is entirely objective, but “Primary” is pretty close.