Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

November 16, 2022 by

Noah Baumbach’s adaptation of the venerable novel is a project worth rooting for. But it’s a very hard one to recommend.

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The Son

November 13, 2022 by

How did this happen?

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The Fabelmans

November 9, 2022 by

Steven Spielberg’s confessional is an elegant, compassionate and often funny counterpoint. Far more than just a memory of a great artist’s development, this autobiographical piece balances that story of beginnings with the realities of the endings that surrounded him.

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November 1, 2022 by

This beautifully acted drama leaves its mark. Quiet and unflinchingly honest, this is not a movie about superheroes. But, then again, maybe it is.

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The White Lotus, Season 2

October 25, 2022 by

Season two of this deliciously addictive morality tale isn’t as good as season one. It’s better. I think.

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October 4, 2022 by

Todd Field’s elegant and compelling drama is an of the moment look at power and its abuse. It’s a great, relevant piece of writing, brought to unshakeable life by a terrific cast, led by the inimitable Cate Blanchett.

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Triangle of Sadness

October 2, 2022 by

It’s all fun and games until the s**t literally hits the fan.

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Hocus Pocus 2

September 29, 2022 by

This machine-like re-meet, where we eventually get together with the bewitched Sanderson Sisters of Salem, begins with a reminder of how the witches got booted out of their home to begin with.

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The Good House

September 27, 2022 by

Any movie that lets us spend time with Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline can’t be all bad.

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September 26, 2022 by

Billy Eichner’s gay romantic comedy is a lot of things. It’s funny, it’s sweet, it’s bold and it is purposely very much of the moment. And while some may celebrate its very existence, what I appreciated the most were some of the quieter, more unexpected notes, observations that don’t take a pass on the truth of LGBTQ+ life as it is, right now.

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