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Save Yourselves!, a Bleecker Street comedy sci-fi film in which pouffes invade and seek to destroy Earth, hits theaters this fall. Written and directed by Alex H. Fischer and Eleanor Wilson, the Sundance-featured...

At the center of Residue, writer-director Merawi Gerima’s debut feature, there’s a crisis born out of a familiar ritual: coming home. Jay (Obinna Nwachukwu) is a D.C. native who’s just returned...

Director Harry Bradbeer (Fleabag, Killing Eve) and Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) discuss their new Netflix movie Enola Holmes on the latest installment of Rolling Stone’s The Breakdown. Set...

There is no confusion quite like the confusion that accompanies the break-up rebound — the heart trying to open itself up again to the world, against the white-knuckle grip of that older love. It’s...

Henry Hill didn’t know from Robert Warshow. He’s a Brooklyn kid, barely a teenager, when he sees those guys hanging out in the cab stand across the street. He probably wasn’t familiar with the...

Ahead of Sunday’s Emmy Awards, Amazon Prime Video has shared the trailer for its upcoming anthology series Small Axe, featuring five films directed and co-written by 12 Years a Slave filmmaker Steve...

We came, we saw, we conquered from our couches. Looking back the 45th Toronto International Film Festival as it wound down yesterday, it was sometimes easier to fixate on how different this year’s...

For Swedish actor Bill Skarsgård, performing onscreen very much runs in the family: His father Stellan Skarsgård, as well as older brothers Alexander and Gustaf, have all made names for themselves...

American Murder: The Family Next Door The new Netflix crime documentary examines the Watts family murder when Chris Watts killed his wife Shanann and their two young daughters in 2018. The film is...

Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz, directors of the new psychological horror film Antebellum, weren’t originally planning on casting Janelle Monáe in the starring role. But the lightbulb moment...

There’s a scene near the end of The Nest, Sean Durkin’s follow-up (finally) to 2011’s Marcy Martha May Marlene, in which Carrie Coon dances. She has been suffering through a business dinner in...

It started with a trip to the press office to pick up your badge, now conveniently located in the far corner of your living room. On the way out, you run into some fellow critics and ask about what...

“When’s it happening?” asks Jonathan (Anson Boon), a teenager getting antsy at a family gathering. His parents, Jennifer (Kate Winslet) and Michael (Rainn Wilson), shoot him a STFU glare. “Soon,”...

As town names go, Knockemstiff is something of a knockout. It’s evocative, to be sure: a pulpy heartland-gothic handle as evocative as the wizened and instantly recognizable face of an aged character...

Cuties director Maïmouna Doucouré defended her film, and reaffirmed her intent and the film’s meaning, in an op-ed for The Washington Post. As Doucouré explains Cuties — originally released...

In the trailer for horror-thriller film Synchronic, New Orleans paramedics Steve (Anthony Mackie) and Dennis (Jamie Dornan) head to several calls, which appear on the surface as accidents, though...

Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz’s Antebellum begins where you can rightly expect a film with a title this brash to begin: on a plantation. This is the kind of movie that makes a point of throwing...

With the election approaching and protests breaking out across America, Netflix has dropped the trailer for The Trial of the Chicago 7, out October 16th on the streaming platform. The film, directed...

There’s a lie at the heart of Rodd Rathjen’s Buoyancy, and that lie is freedom. It’s a fantasy spun by capital: that a boy might be free to leave his family, forego the confined and overdetermined...

The cast of The Princess Bride, one of the best movies of all time (no hyperbole), reunited Sunday night to perform a table read in support of the Wisconsin Democratic Party. From Cary Elwes’ Westley...