David Edelstein appears in the following:
Friday, December 02, 2016
A new biopic takes audiences into the White House in the days following JFK's assassination in Dallas. Critic David Edelstein says
Jackie conveys both the shyness and slyness of Jacqueline Kennedy.
Friday, November 18, 2016
Casey Affleck is a man returning to his hometown to bury his brother and reconnect with his teen nephew in
Manchester by the Sea. Critic David Eldestein calls the film draining, but also worth seeing.
Friday, November 11, 2016
Amy Adams plays a professor tasked with talking to eight-tentacled aliens in Denis Villeneuve's new film. Critic David Edelstein says
Arrival is a strange and tantalizing puzzle.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Gibson's new movie tells the story of the first conscientious objector to receive the U.S. Medal of Honor. Critic David Edelstein says
Hacksaw Ridge is the work of a remarkable filmmaker.
Friday, October 28, 2016
Though he's known for making quasi-horror films, director Park Chan-wook's latest movie is a melodrama set in 1930s Korea. Critic David Edelstein says
The Handmaiden is fun and full of twists.
Friday, October 14, 2016
The animated film
Tower revisits the day, in 1966, when a gunman began shooting from the clock tower at the University of Texas at Austin. Critic David Edelstein calls the movie "extraordinary."
Friday, October 07, 2016
The new movie, which tells the story of Nat Turner's 1831 slave revolt, is a righteous-vigilante tale — and an answer to D.W. Griffith's 1915 film of the same name.
Friday, September 30, 2016
Andrea Arnold's new movie about a teenage girl who takes up with an unusual group of salespeople won a the Jury Prize at Cannes this year. Critic David Edelstein calls it a "wonderful" film.
Friday, September 23, 2016
Critic David Edelstein says that despite its irresistible plot, Antoine Fuqua's remake of the 1960 classic Western is ultimately "just another formula revenge picture."
Friday, September 16, 2016
Stone's new film presents the exiled former NSA contractor as a heroic whistle-blower. Critic David Edelstein says movie's take on Snowden is entertaining — but also a bit one-sided.
Friday, September 09, 2016
A new film stars Tom Hanks as the airline captain who made an emergency landing on the Hudson in 2009. Critic David Edelstein says that
Sully's flight sequence is by far the best part of the film.
Friday, August 26, 2016
Richard Tanne's new film is a dramatization of Barack and Michelle Obama's first date in 1989. Critic David Edelstein says the movie's mix of politics and romance has a "naive kind of charm."
Friday, August 12, 2016
Two masked robbers clean out small branches of a Texas bank in David Mackenzie's new neo-Western. Critic David Edelstein calls
Hell or High Water a work of "broad scale and deep feeling."
Friday, August 05, 2016
As their parents engage in a bitter real-estate dispute, the friendship between two adolescent boys deepens in Ira Sach's new film. Critic David Edelstein calls
Little Men "quietly devastating."
Friday, July 29, 2016
Actor Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass pair up again for another chapter in the series about a rogue CIA assassin. Critic David Edelstein says
Jason Bourne is very flashy — but not much fun.
Friday, July 22, 2016
The Enterprise has been destroyed and its inhabitants have been thrown to the winds in the latest of the
Star Trek series. Critic David Edelstein calls it a well-made action-adventure film.
Friday, July 15, 2016
Paul Feig's remake of the 1984 hit stars four actresses as the ghostbusters. Critic David Edelstein says while the concept for the movie is solid, the film itself "has no satirical ideas of its own."
Friday, July 08, 2016
A new documentary tells the story of Owen Suskind, a boy with autism whose love of Disney helps him navigate the world. David Edelstein calls
Life, Animated "heartbreaking and exhilarating."
Friday, July 01, 2016
Steven Spielberg's latest movie is an adaptation of Roald Dahl's 1982 children's book about a big friendly giant. Critic David Edelstein says the
BFG is "pure joy" — especially in its second half.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Todd Solondz's new film consists of four episodes linked by a female dachshund, who has four different owners and four different names. Critic David Edelstein calls
Wiener-Dog tragic and inspiring.