Period Drama

TIFF 2021 Review: ‘Mothering Sunday’ Delivers a Sensual But Frustrating Story

At the 2021 Toronto Film Festival, Alan French reviews Mothering Sunday. The film stars Odessa Young, Josh O'Connor, Olivia Colman, and Colin Firth.

6 Fair

TIFF 2021 Review: ‘As In Heaven’ Confronts Structural Oppression and Faith

TIFF 2021 Review: Alan French reviews "As In Heaven," the directorial debut of Tea Lindeburg. The story follows a young girl as she readies to make a better life, only to be interrupted by her family'...

7 Good

‘The Green Knight’ Review: Dev Patel Must Test His Mettle

A fantasy adventure based on the Arthurian legend, The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain (Dev Patel), King Arthur's headstrong nephew, who embarks on a quest to confront the eponymous Knight,...

9 Amazing

‘My Salinger Year’ Review: A Bland Yet Inoffensive Tale of an Aspiring Writer

A college grad takes a clerical job working for the literary agent of the renowned, reclusive writer J.D. Salinger.

5 Average

Sundance 2021 Review: ‘Passing’ is a Beautifully Searing Period Piece That Still Resonates

LV Taylor review's Rebecca Hall's feature debut, Passing starring Tessa Thompson, Ruth Negga, André Holland, Bill Camp and Alexander Skarsgard.

Films To Be Thankful For: Enola Holmes (2020)

Chike Coleman's look at Enola Holmes, the 2020 Netflix release, another film he is thankful for.

‘Ammonite’ Review: Ambitious Women Saddled With Lacking Narrative

Joseph Braverman reviews Ammonite, an ambitious yet lacking LGBTQ drama, starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan.

6 Fair

‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ Review: Multicultural Dickens

Aaron Neuwirth reviews ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield,' Armando Iannucci's adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens novel.

9 Amazing

Review: 2020’s ‘Emma’ Is Awfully Rich And Clever

Aaron Neuwirth reviews Emma. A new take on the classic Jane Austen novel, which is the most stylish adaptation yet.

7 Good
  • 1
  • 2

Lost Password

Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.

Sign Up