Reviews

Over the course of our more than 15-year existence, FSR has published thousands of reviews. We have reviewed movies from film festivals like Sundance, SXSW, TIFF, and Cannes. We review new theatrical and streaming releases. We even have two recurring columns — Previously On and Up Next — in which we review new and returning TV shows. And just as a fun fact, we used to give out letter grades with our reviews.

Browse our entire reviews archive below

The White Lotus Season Review

‘The White Lotus’ Makes a Welcome Return With an A Dynamic New Cast

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The White Lotus season two introduces a whole new cast of characters for a compelling, if not quite bitingly satirical, trip to Sicily.

Netflix All Quiet On The Western Front

Netflix’s ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ Is One of the Most Harrowing War Movies Since ‘Come and See’

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The newest adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque’s acclaimed 1929 novel sees war at its most chilling.

Guillermo Del Toro Cabinet Of Curiosities Review

Guillermo del Toro’s ‘Cabinet of Curiosities’ is a Well-Curated, Wide-Ranging Horror Anthology

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Netflix’s latest anthology features Guillermo del Toro presenting eight horror stories from genre filmmakers. It’s ambitious, creative, and at times delightfully creepy.

Showing Up Review

Kelly Reichardt’s ‘Showing Up’ Captures the Labor & Challenges of Creating Art

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Michelle Williams gives one of the year’s best performances as a sculptor dealing with the struggles of daily life.

Aftersun Review

‘Aftersun’ is a Remarkable, Moving Debut Feature from Charlotte Wells

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Paul Mescal stars as a young father trying to survive in the world with his 11-year-old daughter.

Armageddon Time

‘Armageddon Time’ is a Masterful Self-Reflection From James Gray

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Anne Hathaway, Jeremy Strong, and Anthony Hopkins star in this semi-autobiographical film from the ‘Ad Astra’ director.

The Watcher Review Netflix

The New Ryan Murphy Series ‘The Watcher’ Is Campy and Bizarre

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This (barely) based-on-a-true-story psychological thriller is ridiculous and funny, but never as scary or thoughtful as it means to be.