Overlooked by Overstreet: Get Shorty (1995)

This week, I found myself enjoying — to some extent — an unexpected reunion with a mid-'90s hit…


Do we respect these Truffle Hunters? Or are we laughing at them?

This documentary glimpse of a disappearing world — where fortune hunters and their dogs explore and…


Watching Together Together with Woody Allen on my mind

Behold — the invention of the "non-rom-com": a genre for stories about loving-but-platonic…


Go MacBook or Go Home: Why I finally watched (and enjoyed) Christopher Nolan’s Tenet

Christopher Nolan's movie was meant to restore our enthusiasm for big-screen cinema. So why do I…


Lee Isaac Chung Week, Day Five: a review of Abigail Harm

Lee Isaac Chung's strangest film isn't easy to watch. Nor is it easy to forget. But it is well…


Lee Isaac Chung Week, Day Four: two epic conversations with the director of Minari

In June of 2009, I met Lee Isaac Chung for the first time. We talked about his first feature film…


Lee Isaac Chung Week, Day Three: reviews of his first two films

I stared writing about the films of Lee Isaac Chung more than a decade ago. Now that Minari is…


Lee Issac Chung Week, Day Two: Retrospectives

Minari director Lee Isaac Chung has a new essay in the L.A. Times. Have you been reading Looking…


Do the Wrong Thing: a portrait of betrayal in Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

Compelling, occasionally impressive in its cinematographic finesse, occasionally obvious in its…