Director Lana Wachowski seems less interested in telling a coherent story with fleshed out characters than she is in aggressively commenting on how we’re trapped in a cycle of reboots and remakes with no end in sight.
Magic is a performative pursuit as demanding as high-wire acrobatics — yet a vocation lacking respect, perhaps for good reason.
The series gives a fine overview of its selected artists, and it does an even better job of introducing the turbulence, torments, treasures, and trippiness of 1971 to audiences who didn’t live through it (or who can’t remember much of it, for whatever reason).
Forget romance. Forget chemistry. Forget star-crossed lovers. At its heart, this Eurydice is concerned with the love between a father and a daughter.
The presence of veteran drummer Jack DeJohnette ties together two new releases.
With this satisfying album Lil Nas X has made one thing clear — he’s more than a meme.
One of the great strengths of this Dune is that it humanizes its protagonists. They are detailed human characters, which makes their assuming the mask of the White Savior all the more troubling.
A quartet of highlights from this year’s Toronto International Film Festival: Anatolian Leopard, Dashcam, One Second, and Dug Dug.
The Card Counter collapses under the weight of director Paul Schrader’s guilt complex.
Vocalist Anaïs Reno and Mark Masters and his big band supply compelling homages to the brilliance of Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn.