Although it gets off to a bit of a shaky start, the comedic thriller Murder Mystery manages to settle into an entertaining groove once the titular game is afoot.
A cheeky and sometimes deliberately obtuse reworking of documentary conventions from a master filmmaker, Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese offers a fitfully weird, but largely factual look back at one of the most divisive and unique tours in the history of rock and roll.
The post apocalyptic sci-fi thriller I Am Mother looks like a work of art, but boasts a story that feels pulled straight from the remainder bin.
Tales of the City, the latest limited series to be adapted and inspired from the works of renowned writer Armistead Maupin, deftly works as both a continuation and reboot of previous installments in a successful, likable franchise.
Although it takes a considerable amount of time to find its own unique voice and roar to vibrant, earth shaking, soul rending life, by the time it all wraps up Ava DuVernay’s epic miniseries When They See Us delivers some of the filmmaker’s most potent, unforgettable, and best work to date.
Always Be My Maybe is the best case scenario for a predictable romantic comedy where any savvy viewer will know every single thing that will happen from the second the movie starts.
About all that’s missing from director and co-writer Richard Shepard’s gleefully nasty revenge thriller The Perfection are cackling, wisecracking appearances from The Cryptkeeper at the beginning and end of the film as bookends, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
A rousing and insightful look at the divisions currently occurring in American politics today, Rachel Lears’ inspiring and entertaining documentary Knock Down the House is less about examining a specific movement within the Democratic Party and more about the people attempting to implement much needed changes to a stagnating two-party system.
Netflix launched Our Planet today–a gorgeous look at the creatures of Earth that is utterly spellbinding, with a deep message of preservation that goes further than I’ve seen in any series before.
Texan filmmaker John Lee Hancock is no stranger to tackling often uncelebrated and sometimes controversial historical figures, but the subjects of his latest reality based project, The Highwaymen (premiering on Netflix on Friday, March 29 and currently seeing a limited run at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto), have been stuck in the omnipresent shadows of the criminals they helped capture in 1934.