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

Burial

‘Burial’ Offers an Interesting Premise with Little New Ground

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Balance is everything for a film of this size, and it never quite finds it.

Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet in Bones and All

‘Bones & All’ Might Disgust Some, But It’s a Great Love Story

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Luca Guadagnino’s tenth feature challenges its audience with flawed leads and visceral imagery. And it works.

Tar Review Venice

‘Tár’ Reminds Us That Cate Blanchett is a Generational Talent

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Is there anything Cate Blanchett can’t do? Just wondering.

After Blue Dirty Paradise

‘After Blue’ is the Hair-Raising Sci-Fi Acid Western of your Dreams

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Listen. This one isn’t going to be for everyone. But if you’re a freak who loves goop and Gucci rifles, you’d do well to visit ‘After Blue.’

Rings Of Power Premiere

‘The Rings of Power’ Challenges But Does Not Betray Its Source

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You may know the plot, but you don’t know these characters.

The Patient Review Steve Carell

Steve Carell Led Series ‘The Patient’ is a Surprisingly Profound High Concept Thriller

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Steve Carell and Domhnall Gleeson star in a darkly emotional new FX on Hulu show from the team behind The Americans, about a serial killer who kidnaps his patient.

a fan in Alienoid

‘Alienoid’ Delivers Laughs and Big Action/Sci-Fi Fun

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Aliens, robots, time travel, wuxia, magical cats, and more make up this South Korean blockbuster.

Partner Track Review Arden Cho

Romance Fiends Won’t Object to New Legal Series ‘Partner Track’

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Georgia Lee’s ‘Partner Track’ favors romance over the law, for better or worse.

Idris Elba in Three Thousand Years Of Longing

‘Three Thousand Years of Longing’ is an Overly-Sentimental Ode to the Power of Stories

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George Miller’s highly-watchable latest stars Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton as a Djinn and “narratologist.”