Posts Tagged ‘oscar isaac’

The Card Counter

Writer/director Paul Schrader grapples with America's post-9/11 sins in "The Card Counter," but does so with surprising warmth and hopefulness.

2021 Oscar-nominated live action short films

This year's Academy Award-nominated live action short films are defined by hope and despair in the face of racism and enmity.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Full disclosure: I’ve never disliked a Star Wars movie. It’s even fair to say on some level I’ve loved everyone one of them. Yes, this includes the hated prequels. And all three of the “sequel” trilogy, culminating with the release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” This is a grand, energetic, undeniably flawed but […]

The Addams Family

File “The Addams Family” under “Reboots We Didn’t Need, But Aren’t Terrible.”

The Addams Family

They're creepy and they're kooky, but there's no mystery about this paint-by-numbers animated reboot.

At Eternity’s Gate

Gorgeous, haunting and insightful, “At Eternity’s Gate” is a harrowing portrait of a mad who embraced both beauty and madness, and joined the two on canvas.

At Eternity’s Gate

Willem Dafoe gives a transformative performance as van Gogh, depicting a man as wrapped up by his own demons as his desire to share his vision of how he sees the world.

Life Itself

"Life Itself" is a prime example as to why Dan Fogelman's generational, interconnecting stories work better when given more than just over a hundred minutes.