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‘Foundation’ is Super Pretty, but Not Quite the Sci-Fi Epic It So Desperately Wants to Be

‘Foundation’ is Super Pretty, but Not Quite the Sci-Fi Epic It So Desperately Wants to Be

There's plenty to like, but not enough to love, in this new Apple TV+ show based on an Isaac Asimov show.
‘Bosch’ is Ending with Season 7. It’s the Best Cop Show Since ‘The Wire.’

‘Bosch’ is Ending with Season 7. It’s the Best Cop Show Since ‘The Wire.’

The excellent cop drama ends on a high if bittersweet note.
‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Picture, Director at 2020 Seattle Film Critics Awards

‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Picture, Director at 2020 Seattle Film Critics Awards

As a proud member of the Seattle Film Critics Society (I actually became president in 2020, an… interesting… year to become president of a film society), I’m pleased to share with you the winners of the 2020 Seattle Film Critics Society Awards. Nomadland proved the big winner this year, landing five awards, including Best Picture […]
The Definitive List of the 10 Best Movies of 2020

The Definitive List of the 10 Best Movies of 2020

2020 was a weird year for movies, but that doesn't mean there weren't 10 great ones.
The Best “New” Movies on Netflix this August

The Best “New” Movies on Netflix this August

What's new to Netflix that is worth seeing this month.
28 “New” Movies to Stream for Free in July that Aren’t Hamilton

28 “New” Movies to Stream for Free in July that Aren’t Hamilton

You've probably watched Hamilton by now, so here are 28 other movies to satisfy you over the rest of July.
18 Movies to Watch on Netflix in June

18 Movies to Watch on Netflix in June

The best movies (and on TV show) debuting on Netflix this June.
A Review of HBO’s ‘I Know This Must Be True’

A Review of HBO’s ‘I Know This Must Be True’

Mark Ruffalo and Mark Ruffalo play identical twin brothers, one with schizophrenia, in HBO's new drama series.
10 Movies to Watch on Netflix this May

10 Movies to Watch on Netflix this May

Another month, another month of quarantine. Here are 10 must-see movies new to Netflix this May.
The 13 Best Movies Coming to Netflix in April 2020

The 13 Best Movies Coming to Netflix in April 2020

Stuck at home? Here are the 13 movies you should watch on Netflix in April.
15 Great Movies on Netflix You Probably Haven’t Seen

15 Great Movies on Netflix You Probably Haven’t Seen

You’re stuck at home, COVID-19 lurking somewhere in a neighbor’s house. Yes, you could watch that movie you love ever so much, or ignore the 112 films that have been on your My List for years, or… you could watch a movie you maybe heard of at one point but never bothered to see. Here’s […]
The Jack Ryan Franchise, Ranked

The Jack Ryan Franchise, Ranked

The Jack Ryan franchise has a lot to offer, but which ones are best?
Move Over Oscars… Here are the 20 Best Performances of 2019

Move Over Oscars… Here are the 20 Best Performances of 2019

Academy voters only sometimes get it right. Here are the best acting performances of the year.
The 36 Best Movies of the Decade

The 36 Best Movies of the Decade

I wasn’t going to do a Best of the Decade piece… but then I changed my mind. Unlike many of my fellow movie critics, however, I didn’t spend all year preparing for this moment, watching the hundreds of great movies that have been released over the last 10 years. That… sounded like a lot of […]
The Best Movies of 2019

The Best Movies of 2019

2019 was a great year for movies, but there can only be 10.