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 Woman King Viola Davis

Long Live ‘The Woman King’

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‘The Woman King’ dares to ask the question, “What if we gave Viola Davis a big sword?” More movies should do this.

Moonage Daydream

‘Moonage Daydream’ is an Ambitious, Thrilling Portrait of David Bowie

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Your eyes and ears will be grateful you saw this immersive documentary.

Margaux

‘Margaux’ Has Silly Fun with the Terrors of Technology

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Yet another reason to skip Airbnb and stick with hotels.

Banshees Of Inisherin

‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ Is Martin McDonagh At His Most Tender

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The Irish playwright’s fourth feature gets to the heart of friendship and loneliness in his most relatable film yet.

Barbarian Review

‘Barbarian’ Is a Relentlessly Terrifying Horror Feat That Will Keep You Guessing

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There’s one thing you can be sure of when watching this new horror movie: you have no idea what comes next.

American Gigolo Jon Bernthal

‘American Gigolo’ is A Seedy Mixed Bag Anchored by Jon Bernthal

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The new American Gigolo stars Jon Bernthal and reimagines Paul Schrader’s classic as a seedy neo-noir with a wholly different approach to sex and agency.

Dont Worry Darling Florence Pugh Harry Styles

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ is A Cautionary Tale of America’s Fascist Backslide

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Olivia Wilde’s second feature showcases the intriguing performances of Florence Pugh and Harry Styles as an idyllic couple whose bond is shaken by the truth of their all-too-perfect existence.

The Whale Brendan Fraser

‘The Whale’ Gets to the Shameful Heart of the Emotional Eating Experience

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The filmmaker’s newest feature since ‘mother!’ will ring true for many BED sufferers and plus-sized people despite his decision to put Brendan Fraser in a fat suit.