‘The Ritual’ is a Netflix movie that wriggles free of your assumptions. It’s a monster movie, it’s a psychological evaluation, and above all, it’s bloody good.
In the age of sequels, you have to ask – do we really need a Mary Poppins sequel? The answer is yes. All the way yes.
In the modern age, moral ambiguity is present in the art we produce. Lars von Trier and Panos Cosmatos are leading the honest push in the opposite direction.
‘Vice’ works as a grand plinth to Christian Bale’s resolve, but it doesn’t work as a movie.
Yes, we’ve seen it before, but the Lady Gaga/Bradley Cooper reboot of ‘A Star is Born’ is strangely fresh.
Ryan Gosling and Damien Chazelle’s chronicling of the moon landing is a serious, detailed homage to vanishing American exceptionalism.