Dark Comedy

‘Kajillionaire’ Interview: Gina Rodriguez on Returning to Sundance & Her Thoughts about Inclusion in the Industry

A young woman's life changes when her criminal parents invite a peculiar woman into their devious schemes.

TIFF 2020 Review: ‘I Care A Lot’ For Twisty Thrillers

A legal guardian taking advantage of her elderly clients makes a potentially grave mistake.

7 Good

Review: Mysterious Language Of ‘The Whistlers’ Leads To Neo-Noir Fun

Aaron Neuwirth reviews The Whistlers, a Romanian crime film with enough of a quirky side to add quite a bit of humor to the proceedings.

8 Great

Sundance 2020 Review: Promising Young Woman Isn’t Afraid To Speak Up

A young woman, traumatized by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who cross her path.

Review: The Heart-Pounding ‘Uncut Gems’ Features Adam Sandler’s Finest Work

Aaron Neuwirth reviews Uncut Gems, the stress-fueled thriller from the Safdie Brothers, featuring a career-best performance from Adam Sandler.

10 Perfect

Review: ‘The Lighthouse’ Is A Gloomy, Smelly Descent Into Madness

Aaron Neuwirth reviews Robert Eggers' The Lighthouse, a look at the descent into madness for characters portrayed by Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson.

8 Great

Review: ‘Parasite’ Climbs Inside And Keeps Everything Darkly Entertaining

Aaron Neuwirth reviews Parasite, the social thriller from director Bong Joon-ho, who has made one of 2019's best features.

10 Perfect
Ready or Not (2019) - Fox Searchlight Pictures

Review: ‘Ready Or Not’ Presents Most Dangerous Hide-And-Seek Game

Aaron Neuwirth reviews Ready or Not, the dark horror comedy that brings out a fresh take on the most dangerous game by involving the self-involved 1%.

7 Good

Review: Testosterone And Dark Comedy Fuel ‘The Art Of Self-Defense’

Aaron Neuwirth reviews The Art of Self-Defense, where a nebbish Jesse Eisenberg is emboldened to embrace his masculinity to toxic degrees.

7 Good

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