Movie Reviews Editor's Picks

  • One Night in Miami Review

    2020 gave us several powerful movies about the black experience, and few were more thought-provoking than One Night in Miami.

    2020 gave us several powerful movies about the black experience, and few were more thought-provoking than One Night in Miami.
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  • Sound of Metal Review

    Sound of Metal may be the best movie about the deaf experience since Children of a Lesser God.

    Sound of Metal may be the best movie about the deaf experience since Children of a Lesser God.
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  • Midsommar Review

    Just as the sun rarely sets in this place, Midsommar wears its audience down like they’ve been strapped under a giant heat lamp.

    Just as the sun rarely sets in this place, Midsommar wears its audience down like they’ve been strapped under a giant heat lamp.
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  • Spider-Man: Far from Home Review

    After the marathon that was Avengers: Endgame, it’s only appropriate that the following addition to the MCU would be a laidback vacation. At least that’s what Peter Parker is looking for in Spider-Man: Far From Home.

    After the marathon that was Avengers: Endgame, it’s only appropriate that the following addition to the MCU would be a laidback vacation. At least that’s what Peter Parker is looking for in Spider-Man: Far From Home.
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Action Movie Reviews

  • The Card Counter Review

    The Card Counter is richly atmospheric and intense without ever showing its hand.

    The Card Counter is richly atmospheric and intense without ever showing its hand.
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  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Review

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings hits a few familiar beats while venturing into the experimental territory usually reserved for the sequel.

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings hits a few familiar beats while venturing into the experimental territory usually reserved for the sequel.
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  • The Protégé Review

    While Q once again brings the martial arts and badass glances in The Protégé, we also get to see a side of her that wasn’t showcased in the Mission: Impossible or Die Hard franchises.

    While Q once again brings the martial arts and badass glances in The Protégé, we also get to see a side of her that wasn’t showcased in the Mission: Impossible or Die Hard franchises.
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  • Free Guy Review

    While gamers will appreciate the numerous references and cameos in Shawn Levy’s Free Guy, the film isn’t purely for a generation raised on Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto.

    While gamers will appreciate the numerous references and cameos in Shawn Levy’s Free Guy, the film isn’t purely for a generation raised on Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto.
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Adventure Movie Reviews

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Review

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings hits a few familiar beats while venturing into the experimental territory usually reserved for the sequel.

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings hits a few familiar beats while venturing into the experimental territory usually reserved for the sequel.
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  • Free Guy Review

    While gamers will appreciate the numerous references and cameos in Shawn Levy’s Free Guy, the film isn’t purely for a generation raised on Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto.

    While gamers will appreciate the numerous references and cameos in Shawn Levy’s Free Guy, the film isn’t purely for a generation raised on Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto.
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  • The Suicide Squad Review

    The Suicide Squad is 100% James Gunn.

    The Suicide Squad is 100% James Gunn.
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  • Jungle Cruise Review

    Like the ride it’s based on, Jungle Cruise is a self-aware voyage, and anyone willing to go along for the ride is guaranteed to have fun.

    Like the ride it’s based on, Jungle Cruise is a self-aware voyage, and anyone willing to go along for the ride is guaranteed to have fun.
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Drama Movie Reviews

  • The Eyes of Tammy Faye Review

    The Eyes of Tammy Faye warrants comparison to I, Tonya, giving us a more nuanced understanding of a disgraced public figure.

    The Eyes of Tammy Faye warrants comparison to I, Tonya, giving us a more nuanced understanding of a disgraced public figure.
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  • The Card Counter Review

    The Card Counter is richly atmospheric and intense without ever showing its hand.

    The Card Counter is richly atmospheric and intense without ever showing its hand.
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  • Annette Review

    Between Edgar Wright’s Sparks Brothers documentary and now Annette, 2021 belongs to Ron and Russell Mael.

    Between Edgar Wright’s Sparks Brothers documentary and now Annette, 2021 belongs to Ron and Russell Mael.
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  • Nine Days Review

    Nine Days creates a world of its own with nothing more than a remote house and a barren desert.

    Nine Days creates a world of its own with nothing more than a remote house and a barren desert.
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Comedy Movie Reviews

  • Cinderella Review

    Whenever Cinderella does begin to drag, there’s a lavish musical number or a laugh-out-loud moment that gets the film back on track.

    Whenever Cinderella does begin to drag, there’s a lavish musical number or a laugh-out-loud moment that gets the film back on track.
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  • Free Guy Review

    While gamers will appreciate the numerous references and cameos in Shawn Levy’s Free Guy, the film isn’t purely for a generation raised on Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto.

    While gamers will appreciate the numerous references and cameos in Shawn Levy’s Free Guy, the film isn’t purely for a generation raised on Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto.
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  • The Suicide Squad Review

    The Suicide Squad is 100% James Gunn.

    The Suicide Squad is 100% James Gunn.
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  • Jungle Cruise Review

    Like the ride it’s based on, Jungle Cruise is a self-aware voyage, and anyone willing to go along for the ride is guaranteed to have fun.

    Like the ride it’s based on, Jungle Cruise is a self-aware voyage, and anyone willing to go along for the ride is guaranteed to have fun.
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Sci-fi Movie Reviews

  • Free Guy Review

    While gamers will appreciate the numerous references and cameos in Shawn Levy’s Free Guy, the film isn’t purely for a generation raised on Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto.

    While gamers will appreciate the numerous references and cameos in Shawn Levy’s Free Guy, the film isn’t purely for a generation raised on Fortnite and Grand Theft Auto.
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  • The Suicide Squad Review

    The Suicide Squad is 100% James Gunn.

    The Suicide Squad is 100% James Gunn.
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  • A Quiet Place Part II Review

    You may go into A Quiet Place Part II skeptical, but you’ll walk out more than pleasantly surprised.

    You may go into A Quiet Place Part II skeptical, but you’ll walk out more than pleasantly surprised.
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  • Voyagers Review

    While Voyagers asks thought-provoking questions, the answers are fairly predictable.

    While Voyagers asks thought-provoking questions, the answers are fairly predictable.
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Fantasy Movie Reviews

  • Cinderella Review

    Whenever Cinderella does begin to drag, there’s a lavish musical number or a laugh-out-loud moment that gets the film back on track.

    Whenever Cinderella does begin to drag, there’s a lavish musical number or a laugh-out-loud moment that gets the film back on track.
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  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Review

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings hits a few familiar beats while venturing into the experimental territory usually reserved for the sequel.

    Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings hits a few familiar beats while venturing into the experimental territory usually reserved for the sequel.
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  • Nine Days Review

    Nine Days creates a world of its own with nothing more than a remote house and a barren desert.

    Nine Days creates a world of its own with nothing more than a remote house and a barren desert.
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  • Jungle Cruise Review

    Like the ride it’s based on, Jungle Cruise is a self-aware voyage, and anyone willing to go along for the ride is guaranteed to have fun.

    Like the ride it’s based on, Jungle Cruise is a self-aware voyage, and anyone willing to go along for the ride is guaranteed to have fun.
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Thriller Movie Reviews

  • The Card Counter Review

    The Card Counter is richly atmospheric and intense without ever showing its hand.

    The Card Counter is richly atmospheric and intense without ever showing its hand.
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  • The Protégé Review

    While Q once again brings the martial arts and badass glances in The Protégé, we also get to see a side of her that wasn’t showcased in the Mission: Impossible or Die Hard franchises.

    While Q once again brings the martial arts and badass glances in The Protégé, we also get to see a side of her that wasn’t showcased in the Mission: Impossible or Die Hard franchises.
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  • The Night House Review

    The Night House shares the most in common with The Babadook and Hereditary.

    The Night House shares the most in common with The Babadook and Hereditary.
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  • Stillwater Review

    Even if it doesn’t take home as many awards as Spotlight, Stillwater is another winner for McCarthy.

    Even if it doesn’t take home as many awards as Spotlight, Stillwater is another winner for McCarthy.
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Crime Movie Reviews

  • Stillwater Review

    Even if it doesn’t take home as many awards as Spotlight, Stillwater is another winner for McCarthy.

    Even if it doesn’t take home as many awards as Spotlight, Stillwater is another winner for McCarthy.
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  • Zola Review

    Capturing the tweet thread’s spirit, Zola is bonkers, enthralling, and not overly long.

    Capturing the tweet thread’s spirit, Zola is bonkers, enthralling, and not overly long.
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  • Cruella Review

    While the film could’ve gone further with the darker elements, especially given its PG-13 rating, it mostly gets Cruella right.

    While the film could’ve gone further with the darker elements, especially given its PG-13 rating, it mostly gets Cruella right.
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  • Wrath of Man Review

    It’s been over a decade and a half since Ritchie and Statham collaborated with Wrath of Man providing a solid reunion.

    It’s been over a decade and a half since Ritchie and Statham collaborated with Wrath of Man providing a solid reunion.
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Animation Movie Reviews

  • Luca Review

    If Soul was Pixar’s Spirited Away, then Luca is the studio’s Porco Rosso.

    If Soul was Pixar’s Spirited Away, then Luca is the studio’s Porco Rosso.
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  • The Secret Life of Pets 2 Review

    In The Secret Life of Pets 2, the plot comes off as incredibly simple while also being all over the place.

    In The Secret Life of Pets 2, the plot comes off as incredibly simple while also being all over the place.
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  • Missing Link Review

    Being a Laika production, Missing Link is another visual wonder that leaves the audience in constant awe of its craft.

    Being a Laika production, Missing Link is another visual wonder that leaves the audience in constant awe of its craft.
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  • Paddington 2 Review

    Paddington 2 is a truly glorious, charming and tender piece of cinema.

    Paddington 2 is a truly glorious, charming and tender piece of cinema.
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Horror Movie Reviews

  • The Night House Review

    The Night House shares the most in common with The Babadook and Hereditary.

    The Night House shares the most in common with The Babadook and Hereditary.
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  • The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It Review

    The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It continues to deliver what fans want to see.

    The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It continues to deliver what fans want to see.
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  • Spiral: From the Book of Saw Review

    After Jigsaw fell into too many familiar traps, Spiral is a better example of how to reinvent a franchise while remaining true to its roots.

    After Jigsaw fell into too many familiar traps, Spiral is a better example of how to reinvent a franchise while remaining true to its roots.
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  • Come Play Review

    It might not be a game-changer, but Come Play is well-acted, atmospheric, and fun.

    It might not be a game-changer, but Come Play is well-acted, atmospheric, and fun.
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