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Best of 2017

There’s nothing quite like falling in love… On this episode of Adjust Your Tracking, Joe and I fall head over heels for the new PTA joint, “Phantom Thread.” We may as well be Cher from “Clueless,” that is, we’r…

At its best, cinema is a medium of visual poetry, and the challenge of a critic is to express thoughts and feelings about those works of art through words…and numbered lists. I’ve somehow managed to make the process of rating and ranking the film…

2017 might be done with us, but we’re not exactly done with it. In traditional Playlist form, it’s never quite clear if the world has moved on from the last year during the early days of January, but regardless, we seem to exhaust all possibilities exa…

There was a time when documentary filmmaking felt a little bit like the red-headed stepchild of the film industry, and, to be sure, they still tend not to challenge fiction features at the box office unless they’re furiously topical political man…

This was, by all accounts, an absolutely miserable year for animated films. The major animated features were mostly drab, uninspired affairs that promoted products more than anything else (let us introduce you to “The Emoji Movie“) And whil…

Given the amount of work that was required to get “Blade Runner 2049” over the finish line, not to mention the extensive press rounds, it’s hard to believe Denis Villeneuve had time to watch anything. However, he got enough under his …

While Xavier Dolan fans are waiting patiently for the director’s upcoming “The Death and Life Of John F. Donovan,” he’s giving them some ideas of other movies to watch in the meantime. The filmmaker has shared his list of his fa…