Crime Drama

‘House of Gucci’ Review: A Messy Yet Entertaining Descent Into Chaos

What would happen if you tried to make a sprawling, epic, The Godfather-style family crime drama with tons of excess but absolutely zero gravitas? It’s a rhetorical question: The answer is obvio...

7 Good

‘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

We Live 1001: Les vampires (1915)

An intrepid reporter and his loyal friend battle a bizarre secret society of criminals known as The Vampires.

‘Ratched’ TV Review: The Infamous Nurse Deserves Better Than This

It is exceedingly rare for prequel projects to live up to the stories they seek to expand. The latest disappointing attempt is the new Netflix series, Ratched, created by Evan Romansky and developed b...

‘The Devil All the Time’ Review: Evil in the Heartland

In Knockemstiff, Ohio and its neighboring backwoods, sinister characters — an unholy preacher (Robert Pattinson), twisted couple (Jason Clarke and Riley Keough), and crooked sheriff (Sebastian Stan) —...

8 Great

Review: Tom Hardy Cigar Chomps His Way Through The Captivating ‘Capone’

Aaron Neuwirth reviews the Al Capone biopic Capone, starring Tom Hardy, and directed by Josh Trank, who attempts to show what he's really all about with this very specific story concerning the final y...

7 Good

Review: Scorsese Brings Out Some Goodfeallas For ‘The Irishman’

Aaron Neuwirth reviews Martin Scorsese's The Irishman, which places Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci in a sprawling, and incredibly well-made crime epic.

9 Amazing

SDFF Review: ‘Motherless Brooklyn’ Realizes Edward Norton’s Detective Dreams

Aaron Neuwirth reviews the crime drama Motherless Brooklyn, Edward Norton's passion project adapted from the novel by Jonathan Lethem, which screened at the 2019 San Diego International Film Festival.

7 Good

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