Voices
John Anderson is a television critic for The Wall Street Journal and a contributor to The New York Times.
Father Gabriele Amorth performing an excorism in ‘The Devil and Father Amorth’
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonApril 18, 2018
In “The Devil and Father Amorth,” William Friedkin turns to reality.
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonApril 06, 2018
On July 18, 1969, Edward M. Kennedy drove his car off the bridge on Chappaquiddick Island.
Photo: R2W FILMS
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonMarch 22, 2018
A feel-good film that actually reaffirms one’s faith in humanity
Itzhak Perlman at home (photo: Greenwich Entertainment)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonMarch 15, 2018
“Praying with the violin” is how an old friend describes the art of the classical music star.
Arts & Culture Television
John AndersonMarch 09, 2018
The six-part part series, which will play Sunday nights starting March 11, is subdivided into some novel plots of papal territory.
Steve Buscemi and Jeffrey Tambor pictured right in ‘The Death of Stalin’
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonMarch 08, 2018
High-stakes politics, small-minded men: It’s a sweet spot for filmmaker Armando Iannucci.
Vicky Krieps and Daniel Day-Lewis in “The Phantom Thread” (Focus Features)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonJanuary 03, 2018
To see P. T. Anderson's new film as merely beautiful is simply not to see it.
Photos: clockwise from top left: “Long Strange Trip” (Amazon Studios); “Get Out” (Universal Pictures); Phantom Thread” (Focus Features); and “Lady Bird” (A24)  
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonDecember 22, 2017
Nine films that raised our faith in humanity because, after all, humans made these movies.
Alastair Sim in the 1951 version of “A Christmas Carol” (Getty Images)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonDecember 13, 2017
Five movies to watch this holiday season: some familiar, some unexpected.
Margot Robbie in “I, Tonya”
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonDecember 08, 2017
Perhaps Trump-style class resentments and the disregarding of women’s stories are simply constants in American life.