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  • Motherless Brooklyn

    Motherless Brooklyn

    ★★

    Edward Norton's almost painfully labored performance is a rather apt representation of all that is wrong with Motherless Brooklyn.

  • Knives Out

    Knives Out

    ★★★

    Perhaps overly high expectations are to blame for my being somewhat underwhelmed by the unpretentiously entertaining Knives Out.

  • The Farewell

    The Farewell

    ★★★★

    Beautiful bittersweetness.

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    Machiavellian masterpiece.

  • Ford v Ferrari

    Ford v Ferrari

    ★★★

    Christian Bale gleefully hams it up in the entertainingly old-fashioned Ford v Ferrari.

  • Official Secrets

    Official Secrets

    ★★½

    Official Secrets, despite being based on fascinating source material and boasting a strong cast, is a somewhat bland affair.

  • Last Christmas

    Last Christmas

    ★★½

    Last Christmas is equal parts predictable and pleasant.

  • Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

    Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

    ★★½

    It starts off as a rather brilliant SNL digital short spin-off, but ends up somewhat overstaying its welcome.

  • Hot Rod

    Hot Rod

    ★½

    There is something of an offbeat charm to the utter unfunniness that makes up Hot Rod.

  • The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her

    The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Her

    ★★

    Two films, one love that never quite manages to come to life on screen.

  • The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him

    The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Him

    ★★

    Two films, one love that never quite manages to come to life on screen.

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    Portrait of a Lady on Fire

    ★★★★½

    Céline Sciamma's Portrait de la jeune fille en feu is a breathtakingly beautiful love story for the ages.