David Edelstein appears in the following:
Monday, October 16, 2017
The odd couple travels around France in the new documentary, photographing strangers and making murals out of their portraits. Critic David Edelstein calls it an "entirely down to earth" art film.
Thursday, October 05, 2017
Thirty-five years after the first Blade Runner premiered, Ryan Gosling stars in its sequel. Critic David Edelstein says the new film, though absorbing, is ultimately "just OK."
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Cruise plays a drug-smuggling pilot working for the DEA, CIA and Medellin Cartel in his new film, a dark comedy set in the '80s. Critic David Edelstein calls American Made "breathlessly entertaining."
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Shaul Schwarz's new documentary explores the complex relationship between hunters and conservationist. Critic David Edelstein praises the "tangled sympathies" Trophy elicits.
Friday, September 15, 2017
Writer-director Darren Aronofsky's new film is set in a large country house where a young woman, played by Jennifer Lawrence, finds herself under siege by unwanted guests.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Eliza Hittman's second film focuses on a repressed gay teenager living in a culture of intense sexual exhibitionism. Critic David Edelstein calls Beach Rats "feverish and gripping."
Monday, August 21, 2017
The new film is set in the near future, when people can purchase holographic versions of their dead loved ones. This drama isn't about technology — it's sci-fi as a means of exploring our inner lives.
Thursday, August 03, 2017
Law enforcement agents confront a grim scene on the frozen Wyoming landscape in Taylor Sheridan's new film. Critic David Edelstein says that despite some clumsy plotting, Wind River hits home.
Friday, July 28, 2017
Kathryn Bigelow recreates a true, largely forgotten incident of brutality in her latest film. Critic David Edelstein says Detroit triggers a sense of powerlessness that is visceral.
Friday, July 14, 2017
Director William Oldroyd's new film is set in late 19th-century England, where a young woman, forced to marry an abrasive older man, engages in an affair with a ruffian servant.
Friday, July 07, 2017
The fate of the planet isn't at stake in Marvel's latest Spider Man film. Instead, critic David Edelstein says the movie offers a "sublime melding of superhero gravity and high-school panic."
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Director Edgar Wright rejects computer-generated unreality and instead focuses on breathtaking driving in his new heist thriller. Critic David Edelstein says the result is terrifically entertaining.
Friday, June 23, 2017
Sofia Coppola has taken a 1971 Southern Gothic psychodrama directed by a man and remade it from a female perspective — and the result is powerful.
Friday, June 16, 2017
The lousiness of The Mummy isn't the stars' fault — it's the storytelling. Universal has announced plans to make more like it, which is scarier than anything in the movie itself.
Friday, June 09, 2017
Rachel Weisz plays a widow who might have designs on her cousin's fortune in a new adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's 1951 novel. Critic David Edelstein says the film will keep viewers in suspense.
Friday, June 02, 2017
DC Comics' new Wonder Woman adaptation centers on a trained warrior who hates war. Critic David Edelstein says the heroine is the best part of the film's "tacky superhero universe."
Friday, May 19, 2017
Ridley Scott's new installment of the Aliens franchise is a face-grabbing prequel featuring two androids. Critic David Edelstein says that though plodding at times, Alien: Covenant does deliver.
Friday, May 12, 2017
A new documentary focuses on a group of emergency volunteers in Syria's largest city known as the White Helmets. Critic David Edelstein says Last Men In Aleppo is a powerful and affecting work.
Friday, May 05, 2017
Marvel returns to its Guardians superheroes in this sequel, but the resulting film is lacking. Critic David Edelstein calls Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 "a big mess — with dumb jokes."
Friday, April 28, 2017
Emma Watson and Tom Hanks star in the remake of Dave Eggers' novel about a giant social media company. Critic David Edelstein says he found much of the acting overheated and the ending confusing.