Joy Cheriel Brown analyzes the heist movie, American Animals, the use of an ensemble cast, and the characters' feelings of irrelevance.
Joy Cheriel Brown reviews On Chesil Beach, exploring the missed opportunities in structure and building tension.
Christopher Schiller examines the complexities of Sebastian Lelio's film, A Fantastic Woman.
The film The Shape of Water (2017) is the realization of a fairy tale idea filmmaker Guillermo del Toro has been imagining since he was a young boy. Christopher Schiller shares his insights.
By the looks of the trailer, Atomic Blonde promises an action-packed experience to its audience. But does this spy action thriller now in theaters live up to its promise? Sammy Montana dig in.
Chris Nolan's new film, Dunkirk, uses non-linear storytelling, in both space and time, to immerse the audience deeply into a large, complex event.
Beatriz at Dinner (written by Mike White, directed by Miguel Arteta) has all the elements that make for a scintillating evening -- until it doesn't. Paul Joseph Gulino shares tips on how to deliver what your audience wants.
Ray Morton explains what's wrong with 'Batman v Superman.' If you’re going to write a great movie, you need to be brave and choose subject matter you're passionate about.
Miranda Sajdak continues this year’s post-Oscar Snarkitude, pulling out the big guns and taking on a film that just dies for snark: Spotlight.