Joker is billed as a psychological thriller, and indeed it is... to the core. An origin story for the Batman villain, this dark drama is the blockbuster its creators had hoped, already earning nearly $300 million worldwide. Joker deserves the accolades and the revenue. Perhaps more importantly (long term), the movie has the potential...
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Unplanned follows an advocacy narrative that limits its ability to reach a broad audience. Those in favor of reproductive rights will find little in the movie or its story that will sway them.
Yesterday is a tribute to the enduring legacy of popular music and its ability to bring joy to the human heart.
Released commercially in March, Apollo 11 is an achievement in filmmaking in its own right.
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Hotel Mumbai captures it all—the heroism, the carnage, the evil, the heartbreak, the senselessness, the pure terror—while never losing its humanity.
When working at their highest level, science fiction movies provoke and engage in ideas fundamental to human existence.
Defenders of freedom, individual liberty, and human dignity had a good night at the 2019 Oscars.
A compelling historical drama about race in America.