The 2015 Movie ClubEntry 15: Anomalisa is a masterpiece, and all that’s at stake is a single human soul.
The 2015 Movie ClubEntry 13: Mad Max gave me just a little faith that every once in a while a studio might make the right crazy decision.
The 2015 Movie ClubEntry 7: People of the future will be able to watch The Hateful Eight to understand how screwed up we were in 2015.
The 2015 Movie ClubEntry 5: In a year of mega-franchises, a 60-year-old Indian trilogy got me my mojo back.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 14: Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper is one of the most mendacious movies of 2014.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 10: Edge of Tomorrow was great, and I hope Tom Cruise doesn’t do another movie like it for five years.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 8: In praise of Chris Rock’s Top Five, the funniest (and most timely) comedy of the year.
The 2015 Movie ClubEntry 16: Sure, let’s think about what the movie version of Hamilton should look like!
The 2015 Movie ClubEntry 14: Inside Out provided my daughter and me our first experience of weeping together over a work of art.
The 2015 Movie ClubEntry 8: The next time I want to see Jennifer Lawrence play a 40-year-old is 2030.
The 2015 Movie ClubEntry 4: Creed honors the original Rocky narrative while turning it inside out—and adding some color.
The 2015 Movie ClubEntry 2: Spy, Miss You Already, Jem and the Holograms, and other movies snobs dismiss out of hand.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 15: Complaining about the accuracy of a historical film is a sure sign you don’t know how to watch movies.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 13: Channing Tatum’s backflip in Foxcatcher is only the third-best Channing moment of 2014.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 11: The Marvel movie has become a genre unto itself, banally flattening any other mode absorbed into its spectacle.
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 9: As grateful as I was to have a superhero movie that wasn’t a superhero movie, WTF was Birdman even about?
The 2014 Movie ClubEntry 7: Everyone sees a little of himself in Boyhood’s Mason. But is he actually a character at all?