Films

John Anderson November 15, 2019
“Parasite” delivers an epic lesson in class warfare.
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.
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.
In Wim Wenders’s film “Wings of Desire,” the protagonist, an angel named Damiel (Bruno Ganz), is tired of spending eternity as a pure spirit (photo: Alamy).
Margaret Tucker October 18, 2019
In ‘Wings of Desire,’ Damiel is tired of pretense, tired of spending eternity as a pure spirit.