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Critic’s Appreciation: Ray Liotta Was More Than Another Magnetic Screen Wise Guy

The actor brought fearsome energy and edge to projects big and small, beyond his crowning turn in Scorsese's masterwork 'Goodfellas.'

Ethan Coen’s ‘Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind’: Film Review | Cannes 2022

Coen's first film without brother Joel is a performance-centered look at Jerry Lee Lewis' varied career.

‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’: Film Review

Sam Raimi returns to comic-book movies with a parallel-dimensions Doctor Strange adventure.

‘Metal Lords’: Film Review

Teen outcasts bond over Satan-lovin' music in Peter Sollett's return to features, written by D.B. Weiss.

‘Under the Influence’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

One YouTuber profiles another in Casey Neistat's doc on David Dobrik.

‘Master of Light’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Winner of the fest's top non-fiction prize, Rosa Ruth Boesten's debut doc introduces George Anthony Morton, a fine artist whose career was born during a decade in prison.

‘The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Reg Harkema's doc reintroduces one of sketch comedy's most loved and influential troupes.

Ti West’s ‘X’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

A troupe of would-be pornographers make a poor location choice in Ti West's '70s-set slasher film starring Jenna Ortega, Mia Goth and Scott "Kid Cudi" Mescudi.

Nicolas Cage in ‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Nicolas Cage meets Nicolas Cage's biggest fan (Pedro Pascal) in Tom Gormican's funhouse-mirror buddy picture costarring Tiffany Haddish and Ike Barinholtz.

Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum in ‘The Lost City’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

The stars share the screen with Brad Pitt in a 'Romancing the Stone'-inspired comedy-adventure directed by Adam and Aaron Nee.

‘Spin Me Round’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

Alison Brie plays a quiet Californian in need of adventure in the latest from frequent collaborator Jeff Baena, costarring Aubrey Plaza.

Patton Oswalt in ‘I Love My Dad’: Film Review | SXSW 2022

The actor co-stars with James Morosini in the latter's comic feature mining his own uncomfortable past.