Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2021

"Man. That ending!"

That's likely what you'd hear everyone saying on the way out of the multiplex — if we were all still going to the multiplex — after "Promising Young Woman." In an audacious and provocative film (nominated for five Oscars), there's no part more audacious and provocative...

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020

Emerald Fennell wanted to write about female rage. Before #MeToo became ubiquitous, she had been thinking about complacency and the teen movies of her youth where consent was often little more than a throwaway joke. That's when the idea for her audacious debut "Promising Young Woman," out Friday...

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020

Is it a #MeToo-era revenge thriller? A 21st-century "Fatal Attraction"? A candy-colored feminist polemic, to strains of Paris Hilton and Britney Spears? A black comedy? A comic tragedy?

None of the above — and all of the above. Which is to say: a film as bracingly original as Emerald...

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018

It's fall of 1960 in Montana when we meet the Brinson family in "Wildlife ," a carefully considered and deeply moving adaptation of a Richard Ford novel about a fracturing marriage and the teenage son witnessing it all.

Things don't start out bad, or don't seem to be. Jerry Brinson (Jake...

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015

First the bad news: "Suffragette" isn't a Meryl Streep movie, despite what you may have seen in the trailer. She has but a few moments of screen time.

And now the good news: It's a Carey Mulligan movie.

Mulligan, like Streep, is simply a...

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