After an eight-year absence, the series returns with a Cormac McCarthy-scripted crime thriller that philosophizes endlessly (and beautifully).
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In 2008, I gave The Wachowskis' super-charged eyeball-stabber a "C." I wasn't yet ready for the future.
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Darren Aronofsky's deranged horror allegory may have repelled audiences, but it's perhaps the most audacious studio movie of the current century.
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Very few reviewers—your humble New Cult Canonizer excluded—had kind things to say about Claire Denis' grisly erotic horror film. But as the Denis cult…
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David Robert Mitchell's dense, allusive L.A. noir has the power to turn its viewers into obsessive conspiracists.
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Open Question: What little-loved film from the last decade deserves a second look? This week, I revived my New Cult Canon column with a piece on The Counselor, a philosophically loaded crime thriller written by Cormac McCarthy …
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A new home for a continuing conversation.
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With the first year under our belt, we're forging ahead and continuing to expand the newsletter. A thank you to our subscribers and a sample of some of…
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What if Melanie Griffith starred in a satirical post-apocalyptic action film about a lonely man and a sexy robot and nobody noticed until years later?
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A short tribute to some much-haunted theaters
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Our 'Macbeth' project comes to a close with Joel Coen's new 'The Tragedy of Macbeth,' a few words on 'Scotland, PA,' and the esteemed Macbethie awards.
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Three new shows about the rise and fall of start-up visionaries reveal the insidious power of confidence. And open offices.
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