Drama

‘Manta Ray,’ Metaphor and the Rohingya

Metaphors about the plight of the Rohingya are made hauntingly literal in this elliptical issue film from Thailand. Read More

Still Miseducated: How Desiree Akhavan Transcends the Issue Film

The lack of theatrics in ‘Cameron Post’ feel less like a failure and more like its right. Read More

31 Things We Learned from Michael Mann’s ‘Manhunter’ Commentary

"This scene is suggested by Pillow Talk. I don't know who's Rock Hudson and who's Doris Day." Read More

Gillian Flynn’s Dark America

Deadly obsessions take charge in adaptations of ‘Gone Girl’ and ‘Sharp Objects.’ Read More

The Ambiguity of ‘A Kid Like Jake’ Could Present a Vital Perspective for LGBTQ Cinema

Director Silas Howard sought to "not let the audience have their catharsis," and adds a new layer to queer onscreen… Read More

‘First Reformed’ and the Two Types of Thinking Films

It's a matter of questions and answers. Read More

‘This Is Jane’ to Shed Light on the Fight for Reproductive Rights

Michelle Williams is set to star in and produce the timely biopic. Read More

Dominic Cooke’s Excellent ‘On Chesil Beach’ Grasps the Seriousness of Young Sex

Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle give aching performances as an inexperienced early-60s couple with a tragically short-lived marriage. Read More

Julian Fellowes and Netflix Take the Field for ‘The English Game’

The Downton Abbey creator is writing a series about the origins of modern soccer in England. Read More