Film

John Anderson November 08, 2019
Noah Baumbach’s remarkably scripted new film might just as well have been called “End of a Marriage Story.”
John Anderson November 01, 2019
The filmmaker Errol Morris gives us several reasons to recoil in his controversial profile and interview with the former White House strategist Steve Bannon.
‘The Irishman’ focuses on hitman Frank Sheeran (Robert DeNiro) and Sheeran’s years-long relationship with the longtime Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa (Al Pacino) (photo: Netflix).
John Anderson October 31, 2019
Scorsese is certainly the great Catholic filmmaker of our times, one who regards sin as something that must be confronted or even embraced in order to be understood.
Matt Bernico October 30, 2019
Jesuit plays aimed to create sensual religious displays to shake audiences into spiritual reckoning and conversion.
Jim McDermott October 25, 2019
“The Exorcist” exposed people around the world to the question of evil in a new and terrifying way. It also laid the groundwork for a different kind of horror story.
Alexandre Guérin (Melvil Poupaud), right, plays a sexual abuse victim in ‘By the Grace of God’ (photo: IMDB).
John Anderson October 17, 2019
François Ozon has created a film that is connected organically to its subject matter, one that breathes and writhes and grieves in synch with its victims.