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Lovia Gyarkye

Arts & Culture Critic

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Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson in ‘Spiral: From the Book of Saw’: Film Review

The stars team up with director Darren Lynn Bousman for the ninth chapter of the 'Saw' series.

‘Acts of Love’: Film Review | Hot Docs 2021

In their genre-bending documentary, Isidore Bethel and Francis Leplay explore love, intimacy and the slow unraveling of a relationship.

‘In Our Mothers’ Gardens’: Film Review

In her feature directorial debut for Netflix, Shantrelle P. Lewis celebrates and honors the bonds between Black mothers and daughters.

Critics’ Conversation: The Exhilarating Stupidity of Netflix’s ‘The Circle’

Two THR critics delve into 'The Circle,' analyzing just what makes this Netflix reality TV show so brilliantly stupid, trashily satisfying and surprisingly moving.

‘Viral’: Film Review | Hot Docs 2021

In this documentary composed only of YouTube videos, Udi Nir and Sagi Bornstein follow seven Gen Z vloggers during an unprecedented year.

‘The Outside Story’: Film Review

Brian Tyree Henry gives his first big-screen lead turn as a lovelorn New Yorker locked out of his apartment in Casimir Nozkowski’s feature debut.

Critics’ Conversation: Maher, ‘Messiah,’ ‘Mank’ and Other Oscar Odds and Ends

Two THR critics weigh in on what the Oscars mean after a year of despair, offer differing takes on the polarizing 'Promising Young Woman,' and assess the progress and frustrations of an Academy in…

‘Them’: TV Review

Amazon's anthology series exploring terror in America kicks off with a season about a Black family that moves into a white neighborhood in 1950s Los Angeles.