Skip to main content
Got a tip?
Newsletters

Latest Movie Reviews

‘Quickening’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

In Haya Waseem's debut feature film, a young Pakistani Canadian woman wrestles with her identity.

Tom Skerritt in ‘East of the Mountains’: Film Review

The veteran character actor plays a terminally ill man determined to end life on his own terms in this screen adaptation of David Guterson's best-selling novel.

Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand in Joel Coen’s ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth’: Film Review | NYFF 2021

A first-rate cast and stunning craftsmanship bring surging vitality to Shakespeare's political thriller about an ambitious couple whose murderous power grab sends them spiraling into madness.

Amazon’s ‘Birds of Paradise’: Film Review

Diana Silvers and Kristine Froseth star as friends and rivals who compete for glory at a French ballet academy.

‘Drunken Birds’ (‘Les oiseaux ivres’): Film Review | TIFF 2021

The second feature from Serbian Canadian director Ivan Grbovic centers on a drug cartel worker who migrates from Mexico to Canada in search of new beginnings and the love of his life.

‘The Most Beautiful Boy in the World’: Film Review

Kristina Lindstrom and Kristian Petri's documentary recounts the story of Björn Andrésen, who shot to fame as a teenager thanks to his appearance in the 1971 Luchino Visconti film 'Death in Venice.'

‘Ali & Ava’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Adeel Akhtar and Claire Rushbrook play the title roles in this cross-cultural romance, set in the British city of Bradford and directed by Clio Barnard ('The Selfish Giant').

‘Wildhood’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

A two-spirit Indigenous teenager tries to find his mother, and himself, in this delicate coming-of-age story.

‘Hold Your Fire’: Film Review | TIFF 2021

Stefan Forbes' documentary relates the details of a 1973 Brooklyn robbery that led to the NYPD's landmark use of hostage negotiation.

‘You Resemble Me’ (‘Tu Me Ressembles’): Film Review | Venice 2021

Dina Amer's directorial debut revolves around a fragile young Muslim woman in search of purpose.

Hollywood Reporter Critics Pick Festival Favorites

Eye-opening roles for Oscar Isaac, Penélope Cruz and Benedict Cumberbatch, a slightly bonkers Princess Diana biopic, and gems from Palestine, Mexico and the Philippines are among THR critics' fall…

‘The Good Boss’ (‘El Buen Patrón’): Film Review | San Sebastian 2021

Javier Bardem reteams with 'Loving Pablo' director Fernando León de Aranoa for this darkly comic look at a Spanish factory boss trying to keep his company on top.