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Sheri Linden

Senior Copy Editor/Film Critic

‘Mr. Bachmann and His Class’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

Maria Speth's intimate portrait of an unorthodox teacher and his sixth-grade students, most of them from immigrant families, won the Silver Bear Jury Prize at Berlin.

‘I’m Your Man’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

As a humanoid robot tailored to be the perfect romantic partner, Dan Stevens stars opposite Maren Eggert in Maria Schrader's dramatic comedy.

‘My Octopus Teacher’: Film Review

Shot in the waters off the South African coast, this Netflix documentary chronicles one man's life-changing relationship with a wild cephalopod.

‘The Affair’: Film Review

The star-crossed love between married friends (Carice van Houten and Hanna Alström) plays out against decades of political upheaval in an English-language drama from Czechoslovakia.

Golden Globe Honoree Jane Fonda’s 6 Best Performances, From ‘9 to 5’ to ‘Klute’

As the seven-time winner gets the HFPA's Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award on Sunday, a Hollywood Reporter film critic walks through her most exceptional…

‘Knocking’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

In a psychological horror film from Sweden, a woman is certain she hears distress signals through her apartment walls, and struggles to be believed.

‘Breaking News in Yuba County’: Film Review

Allison Janney toplines a starry ensemble, including Awkwafina and Mila Kunis, in director Tate Taylor's darkly comic look at the culture of fame and the tabloid media.

‘The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be Quiet’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

A young Argentine man comes of age, and Earth endures a calamity, in filmmaker Ana Katz's elliptical black-and-white drama.

Best Films From Sundance 2021: Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick 15 Favorites

A crowd-pleaser about a majority-deaf family, a drama about race in 1920s Harlem and docs about COVID-19, ‘Black Woodstock’ and the underwater photographer behind…

‘All Light, Everywhere’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

In his second feature-length documentary, 'Rat Film' director Theo Anthony explores our blind spots when it comes to the role of surveillance in our lives.

‘Jockey’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

In a drama filmed among real-life horse-racing professionals, Clifton Collins Jr. portrays a middle-aged rider facing tough realities, and Molly Parker is the trainer he's worked with for years.

‘Land’: Film Review | Sundance 2021

Robin Wright stars in and directs a drama centered on the self-imposed isolation of a woman in the throes of devastating loss.