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Review: 'The Worst Person In The World' is Joachim Trier's Finest Work

Review: 'The Worst Person In The World' is Joachim Trier's Finest Work

By Greg Vellante | Jul 1, 2022

Joining The Criterion Collection this month, Joachim Trier's drama envisions a wholly rich world of feeling, characterization, and storytelling that cuts straight to the center of our innermost struggles.

Review: 'Mr. Malcolm's List' a Charming, Effervescent Romance 'Bridgerton' Fans Will Enjoy

Review: 'Mr. Malcolm's List' a Charming, Effervescent Romance 'Bridgerton' Fans Will Enjoy

By Megan Kearns | Jul 1, 2022

Emma Holly Jones's breezy Regency Era-romance stars Freida Pinto and Sope Dìrísù. With a racially inclusive cast, the film brims with wonderful performances, scintillating banter, and beautiful costumes.

Review: In 'Rise of Gru,' Minion Mayhem Reigns

Review: In 'Rise of Gru,' Minion Mayhem Reigns

By Jake Coyle | Jul 1, 2022

For a not small segment of the audience for "Minions: Rise of Gru," only one thing really needs to be said. The Minions are in it. That's enough.

After Elvis, What Other Musicians Deserve Biopics?

After Elvis, What Other Musicians Deserve Biopics?

By Christopher Ehlers | Jun 30, 2022

With Baz Luhrmann's flashy, well-liked "Elvis" debuting last week with grosses of more than $30.5 million, it is clear that audiences are willing to turn out for blockbuster biopics featuring their favorite idols.

'Pink Flamingos' Gets Respectable — Except in Hicksville, New York

'Pink Flamingos' Gets Respectable — Except in Hicksville, New York

Jun 30, 2022

50 years after its release, John Waters' "Pink Flamingos" has new respectability, except in Hicksville, New York. If the film is shown there, Waters and the film executive who distributed it could face jail time.

Review: A Deep Dive into Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah'

Review: A Deep Dive into Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah'

By Lindsey Bahr | Jun 30, 2022

The new documentary on Leonard Choen's anthem examines how the song took on a life of its own thanks, in varying degrees, to Bob Dylan, John Cale, Jeff Buckley and Shrek.

Review: 'Out Of Sight' Deserves 'Classic' Status

Review: 'Out Of Sight' Deserves 'Classic' Status

By Frank J. Avella | Jun 29, 2022

The two leads that give the work its true sparkle, with Clooney proving his movie star magnetism and Lopez his equal. Both are seductive and savvy.

DeBose, Kotsur, Eilish Among 397 Invited to Film Academy

DeBose, Kotsur, Eilish Among 397 Invited to Film Academy

By Lindsey Bahr | Jun 29, 2022

Recent Oscar winners Ariana DeBose, Troy Kotsur and Billie Eilish are among the 397 individuals who have been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Woody Allen Mulls End of Career, Talks with Alec Baldwin

Woody Allen Mulls End of Career, Talks with Alec Baldwin

Jun 29, 2022

Woody Allen told Alec Baldwin during a live interview Tuesday on Instagram that he is mulling ending his movie-making career, saying directing has lost its luster.

Out Director Pedro Almodóvar Details New Western, Explains Why he Turned Down 'Brokeback Mountain'

Out Director Pedro Almodóvar Details New Western, Explains Why he Turned Down 'Brokeback Mountain'

Jun 28, 2022

In a new interview, out filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar revealed that he has a new Western project in the works starring Hollywood hunks Ethan Hawke and Pedro Pascal — and also revealed why he turned down directing "Brokeback Mountain."

Review: 'Killer's Kiss' a Mood Piece With Visual Flair

Review: 'Killer's Kiss' a Mood Piece With Visual Flair

By Frank J. Avella | Jun 28, 2022

"Killer's Kiss" is ultimately a mood piece about two lonely and miserable people. But it's done with such visual flair by a future icon that it's an important viewing experience for any true cinephile.

Watch: Trailer Drops for 'Hocus Pocus 2'

Watch: Trailer Drops for 'Hocus Pocus 2'

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 28, 2022

There's a sequel brewing up for gay fan favorite "Hocus Pocus," and stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy are all back for the new movie. Watch the trailer!

Bruce LaBruce's 'Saint-Narcisse' Not on Amazon

Bruce LaBruce's 'Saint-Narcisse' Not on Amazon

Jun 28, 2022

Bruce LaBruce woke up this past weekend to find his 2020 provocative dark comedy "Saint-Narcisse" no longer available to stream in the U.S. It's also gone from the British site.

How Montgomery Clift Made It Real in his 10 Best Performances

How Montgomery Clift Made It Real in his 10 Best Performances

By Frank J. Avella | Jun 27, 2022

No actor epitomized the closeted actor than Montgomery Clift, who brought a new style of acting to the screen. Over his relatively short career, he brought much of his personality to his onscreen roles. Here are his best.

'Elvis,' 'Top Gun' Tie for Box-Office Crown with $30.5M Each

'Elvis,' 'Top Gun' Tie for Box-Office Crown with $30.5M Each

By Jake Coyle | Jun 26, 2022

Baz Luhrmann's Elvis Presley biopic "Elvis" shook up theaters with an estimated $30.5 million in weekend ticket sales, but — in a box-office rarity — "Elvis" tied "Top Gun: Maverick," which also reported $30.5 million, for No. 1 in theaters.

Review: 'Beba' is Raw, Vulnerable, and Poetic

Review: 'Beba' is Raw, Vulnerable, and Poetic

By Megan Kearns | Jun 24, 2022

Rebeca Huntt's intimate documentary — confessional, poetic, vulnerable, and emotionally raw — chronicles her life as an Afro-Latina artist in New York City and her family's origins.

Review: 'Trevor: The Musical' —  A Teen Outsider Outed? Or Keeping Feelings Inside?

Review: 'Trevor: The Musical' — A Teen Outsider Outed? Or Keeping Feelings Inside?

By Rob Lester | Jun 24, 2022

A 13-year-old navigates the treacherous social waters of junior high. Will he fit in, or stay in his own head, with Diana Ross presiding? The mostly-peppy musical, filmed during its recent NYC run, is sweet.

Review: 'Marcel The Shell With Shoes On' a Delight

Review: 'Marcel The Shell With Shoes On' a Delight

By Kevin Taft | Jun 24, 2022

Marcel is a marvel, and someone I wouldn't mind visiting again and again.

Review: Thriller 'The Black Phone' is Captivating, Really

Review: Thriller 'The Black Phone' is Captivating, Really

By Mark Kennedy | Jun 24, 2022

This kid-centric thriller is a very satisfying balancing act of a movie that has elements of supernatural, psychological suspense and horror but never falls heavily into a single camp.

Review: Austin Butler, Baz Luhrmann Deliver a Grand 'Elvis'

Review: Austin Butler, Baz Luhrmann Deliver a Grand 'Elvis'

By Lindsey Bahr | Jun 24, 2022

With this biopic of Elvis Presley, director Baz Luhrmann and star Austin Butler create something gloriously messy — a maximalist opera of contradictions, styles, myths, memories, and headlines.

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