Reviews

'Marshall': Film Review
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 04:00:00 +0000

'Black Panther' star Chadwick Boseman plays the first African-American Supreme Court justice, Thurgood Marshall, in Reginald Hudlin's biopic 'Marshall.'

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'Maus': Film Review | Fantastic Fest 2017
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:19:11 +0000

A couple stranded in the woods deal with a war's long shadow in Yayo Herrero's Bosnia-set thriller 'Maus.'

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'Wheelman': Film Review | Fantastic Fest 2017
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:21:00 +0000

Frank Grillo is front and center in 'Wheelman,' the crime-flick debut of writer-director Jeremy Rush.

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'1922': Film Review | Fantastic Fest 2017
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:39:04 +0000

The year's third Stephen King adaptation, '1922,' follows a farmer (Thomas Jane) plagued by guilt after murdering his wife.

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'World of Tomorrow Episode Two: The Burden of Other People's Thoughts': Film Review | Fantastic Fest 2017
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 14:58:07 +0000

Animator Don Hertzfeldt follows up his Oscar-nominated 'World of Tomorrow' with a second installment, 'The Burden of Other People's Thoughts.'

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‘Ava’: Film Review | TIFF 2017
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:32:07 +0000

An Iranian teenager rebels against her claustrophobic society in Sadaf Foroughi’s insightful feature debut, ‘Ava.’

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'Crowhurst': Film Review | Oldenburg 2017
Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:26:00 +0000

Director Simon Rumley's thriller 'Crowhurst' revisits a much-filmed true story about a desperate fraudster who loses his mind during an around-the-world yacht race.

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'What Will People Say' ('Hva vil folk si'): Film Review
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:41:19 +0000

'What Will People Say,' the second feature from Iram Haq, follows a Pakistani teenager in Norway who is sent back to her extended family on the subcontinent when she seemingly soils her family's reputation.

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'The Endless': Film Review | Oldenburg 2017
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:31:09 +0000

Two brothers return to the creepy UFO cult they escaped years before in 'The Endless,' the mind-bending third feature from resourceful indie horror duo Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead.

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'Memoir of Pain' ('La Douleur'): Film Review | San Sebastian 2017
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:26:40 +0000

Melanie Thierry plays Marguerite Duras in 'Memoir of Pain,' an adaptation of the writer's semi-autobiographical texts set during and immediately after World War II.

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‘The Hungry’: Film Review | TIFF 2017
Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:19:13 +0000

Naseeruddin Shah and Tisca Chopra tangle in 'The Hungry,' a handsome Indian take on 'Titus Andronicus,' Shakespeare’s wildest revenge play.

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'Happy Hunting': Film Review
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:09:24 +0000

Joe Dietsch and Louie Gibson’s low-budget thriller 'Happy Hunting' targets the disenfranchised underclass with deadly intent.

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'Nina': Film Review | TIFF 2017
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 16:48:54 +0000

Bibiana Novakova plays the 12-year-old title character in 'Nina,' a divorce drama from Slovak documentarian turned fiction director Juraj Lehotsky.

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In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle,' 'The LEGO Ninjago Movie' and More
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:30:00 +0000

Also: What THR's critics are saying about Emma Stone and Steve Carell in 'Battle of the Sexes' and Jake Gyllenhaal in Boston Marathon bombing drama 'Stronger.'

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'Ron Goossens, Low-Budget Stuntman': Film Review | Oldenburg 2017
Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:49:09 +0000

An alcoholic daredevil becomes an unlikely national hero in the cheerfully crass Dutch comedy 'Ron Goossens, Low-Budget Stuntman.'

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