A food film that also understands the push & pull, the pains & pleasures, and the insistent call of “the American dream” without speechifying or simplifying.
An overlong, overly maudlin example of Golden Age filmmaking, a four-hankie weepie — I laughed, I cried, I couldn't wait for it to end.
A dark, intransigent look at three lonely, emotionally drained characters who would do anything for money.
Umberto Eco's assessment of this movie is unkind, but his book hasn't been stripped down to a tawdry whodunit. Here, the whydunit matters as much, if not more.
"Crash" is nothing short of the greatest film about race relations ever made.
One of Jonathan Demme's masterworks — just spiky enough to draw blood and an uncommonly gripping romance about rebellion, reinvention … and maybe redemption.
Actor Gil Birmingham of "Hell or High Water" sits down with The Film Yap to talk about this new neo-Western and his unlikely career.
If you have never seen Ridley Scott’s Gladiator epic from 2000, you have missed out on a truly seminal movie. Starring the brilliant Russell Crowe as the courageous Maximus Decimus Meridius, Gladiator boasted a superb narrative while it revived the careers of Crowe, Joaquin Pheonix and director Ridley Scott. The ending of this film […]
Considering its lack of personality in hindsight, perhaps “The Phantom” would have been better served betting the house on its old-school aesthetic.
The '90s gave birth to some of the best cartoons every created, and Enjoy the Ride Records has bottled them all up into one amazing compilation.