Brawl in Cell Block 99 Review: Vince Vaughn Punches and Smashes Through This B-Movie Delight

It’s tough to make grindhouse films emotionally satisfying, but that’s exactly what director S. Craig Zahler does with Brawl in Cell Block 99. Don’t get me wrong, the story’s emotional hook is

Marilyn Manson “Heaven Upside Down” Review

Ten albums in, Marilyn Manson continue their upstreak into menacing goth territory.

Blade Runner 2049 Review: A Classic Gets a Worthy Sequel That Doesn’t Rely on Nostalgia

Ridley Scott’s original Blade Runner is one of those classics that sits on the border of completely untouchable and overflowing with potential for a sequel, with the right idea. Well, leave it

New York Film Festival Review: Call Me by Your Name

What is it about the coming of age story that keeps storytellers coming back to try and make it their own? Unlike most genres, the entries here in the film medium prove

Broad City: “Just the Tips” Season 4 Episode 3 Review

A middling episode sees Abbi and Ilana deal with different relationships.

The Gifted: “eXposed” Series Premiere Review

The best moment in all of the X-Men films comes in 2003’s X2, with which The Gifted‘s pilot shares a director through Bryan Singer, the man partly responsible for the superhero craze since his original X-film launched

Rick and Morty: “The Rickchurian Mortydate” Season 3 Finale Review

I feel like there’s an extended version of “The Rickchurian Candidate” somewhere out there that Dan Harmon had to scrap to fit the half hour timeslot. While filled with ideas that could

The Deuce: “I See Money” Season 1 Episode 4 Review

Halfway through the season and The Deuce is solidifying itself as a show made up of small moves. As the season moves along, devoid of a true unifying overarching narrative, the series is settling

New York Film Festival Review: The Florida Project

As far as portraits of childhood go, it doesn’t get much more authentic than The Florida Project. Sean Baker’s follow up to his exceptional Tangerine has its ear every bit to the ground as

Lucky Review: Harry Dean Stanton’s Seemingly Knowing Goodbye

Not unlike David Bowie’s Blackstar, the late Harry Dean Stanton’s introspective, meditative turn in John Carroll Lynch’s Lucky is the type of art an artist can only make very late in their