All hail Katie Holmes for her efforts to infuse this non-scary nonsense with nuance and depth
- By William Bibbiani | February 19, 2020 @ 11:09 AM
In this parable about a phony priest, director Jan Komasa examines the ongoing process of answering life’s toughest questions
- By William Bibbiani | February 9, 2020 @ 9:55 AM
How do this year’s Academy Award contenders stack up against each other?
- By William Bibbiani | February 6, 2020 @ 2:33 PM
The ”Goodnight Mommy“ team returns with what plays like a cheap exploitation of mental illness, despite Riley Keough’s empathetic turn
- By William Bibbiani | January 30, 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Perkins finds new layers of dread and discomfort in the Brothers Grimm tale, further establishing himself as a vital horror auteur
‘2020 Oscar Shorts: Animated’ Film Review: Nominated Cartoons Run the Gamut from Heartfelt to HeartbreakingBy William Bibbiani | January 29, 2020 @ 12:31 PM
There’s the adorable ”Hair Love,“ and then four powerful shorts that will put you through the wringer
‘2020 Oscar Shorts: Documentary’ Film Review: Traditionally Intense Category Wields a Slightly Lighter Touch This YearBy William Bibbiani | January 29, 2020 @ 11:58 AM
There’s tragedy but also hope within this year’s crop of non-fiction short subjects
‘2020 Oscar Shorts: Live Action’ Film Review: Nominees Represent Various Genres, But All Are EffectiveBy William Bibbiani | January 29, 2020 @ 11:53 AM
The comedy ”The Neighbor’s Window“ stands apart from more intense honorees, but all merit a look
- By William Bibbiani | January 29, 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Logic, excitement and characterization are just some of the missing elements in this bland action dud
‘Happy Happy Joy Joy’ Film Review: ‘Ren & Stimpy’ Doc Celebrates Animation But Shies Away From Darker SubjectsBy William Bibbiani | January 24, 2020 @ 3:15 PM
Sundance 2020: Sexual misconduct accusations against creator John Kricfalusi have forever tainted the legacy of this cult series, but the movie avoids that topic as much as possible
- By William Bibbiani | January 24, 2020 @ 7:18 AM
Where does ”The Gentlemen“ rank among the British genre director’s filmography?
- By William Bibbiani | January 23, 2020 @ 5:14 PM
How does the new ”Step Up: Year of the Dance“ stack up against its footloose predecessors?
- By William Bibbiani | January 4, 2020 @ 1:46 PM
How does 2020’s new entry rank among the Hollywood versions of this Japanese horror series?
- By William Bibbiani | December 29, 2019 @ 8:57 AM
Decade in Review: ”Frozen“ and ”Coco“ rank among the highlights of the decade
- By William Bibbiani | December 29, 2019 @ 8:46 AM
Decade in Review: ”Rise of the Planet of the Apes“ and ”Little Women“ rank among the highlights of the decade