A movie about the way people live under slavery, about Africans connecting to their roots, and also maybe time travel?
Perhaps the best of the Steven Spielberg popcorn movies, with dinosaur effects that incredibly still hold up 28 years later.
A very accurate, well-made docudrama about an actual space emergency, it all feels a bit airless to me (sorry).
The Coen Brothers’ masterpiece of a modern noir set against the snowbound niceness of the Upper Midwest in winter.
A unique film about the Gullah culture on the coast of South Carolina, with a beautiful visual sense and an insistence on discursive storytelling.
A meticulous documentary that presents a lot of information I didn’t know about the darkest moment in Olympic history.
Our Summer Games Virtual Film Festival kicks off with the cool story (bro) of the 1988 Jamaican bobsled team… or a story, at any rate
The most mid-90s of mid-90s movies is somehow based on a Jane Austen novel, and also somehow really good.
Spike Lee’s semiautobiographical depiction of his own childhood feels “true,” but really rubs me the wrong way.
An underrated sleeper of a science fiction classic, about things most movies have no interest in.