John Magaro

‘Past Lives’ Review: One of the Year’s Best and Most Poignant Films

Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrest apart after Nora's family emigrates from South Korea. Decades later, they are reunited for one fateful week as they confront destin...

‘Past Lives’ Review: Alternate Destiny

Nora and Hae Sung, two deeply connected childhood friends, are wrest apart after Nora's family emigrates from South Korea. Two decades later, they are reunited in New York for one fateful week as they...

8 Great

‘The Many Saints Of Newark’ Review: A Hit Is A Hit

Young Anthony Soprano is growing up in one of the most tumultuous eras in Newark's history, becoming a man just as rival gangsters begin to rise up and challenge the all-powerful DiMeo crime family's ...

7 Good

‘First Cow’ Interview: John Magaro on working with Kelly Reichardt, baking, and the future of independent cinema

A taciturn loner and skilled cook (John Magaro) has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant (Orion Lee) also...

Film Review: ‘Sylvie’s Love’ is a Melodic Ode to Extraordinary Love

The love affair between music — jazz in particular — and romance on the screen is a story that is often told (from 1961’s Paris Blues to 2020’s The Eddy). Writer/director Eugen...

Review: Reichardt’s ‘First Cow’ Heads West Toward Movie Gold

Aaron Neuwirth reviews First Cow, a frontier western about two outsiders and a milking cow from director Kelly Reichardt.

9 Amazing
Overlord (2018) - Movie Review

Review: ‘Overlord’ Answers the Call of Some Bloody Fine WWII Zombie Mayhem

Matt Marshall reviews 'Overlord,' a war and horror hybrid set in occupied France during World War II, produced by J.J Abrams.

8 Great

Review: ‘Overlord’ Brings You To Hell And Back

Hitting right between a month many reserve for horror and the big holiday blockbusters set to arrive alongside various award contenders is Overlord, a gnarly genre-bender that kicks down the doors and...

8 Great

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