Will it take the Black Panther world as long as it's taken every other white comic book hero world to build itself around wondrous women?
An action-packed superhero adventure, a sexy spy thriller, a palace intrigue drama, and a poignant tale about the pains and perils of leadership -- Ryan Coogler's epic is the most personal Marvel film to date.
The persuasive power of Seduced by Mrs. Robinson lies not in proffering a singular interpretation of its meaning but rather in the open-ended way it encourages readers to give in to the scope of the film's meaningfulness.
Using documentary-style interviewing techniques and three narrators, Konchalovsky's work brings to mind well-known literary naturalists like Jack London and Stephen Crane.
Film history work Lewd Looks argues that sexploitation films provided an underground and important bridge between the end of old Hollywood and the start of something else.
As we encounter so many broken promises, dangerous corruptions, and increasing assaults on journalism, Control Room's arguments about and insights into war and media only seem more acute, and tragically, lasting.
Despite its conservative attitudes, The 15.17 to Paris is as radical in its way as Eastwood's more progressive films.
What do we even know about war, Foxtrot seems to ask, except that it's a dance that will surely never end.
Alexander Payne's 1999 cult black comedy about high school politics is ripe for a revisit, and Criterion is up to the task.
This film gives humanity to some of our unsung voyagers; those on the spectrums, those at the extremes of fandom.
Unfortunately, Sebastian Lelio's foreign film-Oscar nominated drama about a transgender woman is also something of a half-shaped movie.
The general absence of the L.A. Rebellion from most film history text books and Burnett's relative marginalization within film and media studies speaks to the socio-economic myopia and privileges that define both areas of study.
In the latest comedic oddity from director Jim Hosking, a tiny ray of hope slithers out of the otherwise impenetrable slime -- if you can hang on long enough for it.
Teenage angst about being alive but unnoticed, perfectly captured by Simple Minds' song, permeates the pre-social media era of The Breakfast Club.
Although it wants to be a commentary about gun violence in America, Winchester appears to be too scared to fully stand up to the issue.