In this scathing portrait of the 21st century, Academy Award winner Natalie Portman isn’t dancing with tears in her eyes as pop idol Celeste.
The Miseducation of Cameron Post finds a potent subject in the appalling practice of conversion therapy, but not even the fine performances from its cast can shake the film's after school special approach.
Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts, and Selena Gomez star in the surprisingly witty and undeniably charming Netflix film The Fundamentals of Caring.
If you can put aside your feelings towards the original film long enough to accept an updated facelift to the RoboCop narrative is passably entertaining, but also worthy of being judged more on its many newer faults rather than by any unfair comparisons to its forebearers.
Director Steven Soderbergh takes on a deadly viral outbreak in his latest film, Contagion, with the same episodic story structure that he employed when he took on the war on drugs in Traffic. What this means is that Contagion is a very well made and often fascinating film that feels longer than it really is and it forgets about most of its characters at fairly inopportune times. The two films could really play side by side as a double bill of Soderbergh procedurals. They have almost the exact same strengths and the exact same faults.