Puzzled (2018)

This film looks like a movie made from far-too-familiar pieces. Instead, Puzzle is a delightful and rewarding surprise.

Dead Poets Society and the Legacy of Dr. Luke Reinsma

Four years ago this week, I wrote about how I had changed my mind about "Dead Poets Society." This week, I re-post it as a tribute to my favorite professor.

A great film about linguistics has arrived…

"There is nothing novel about isolationism," says Dr. Kathryn Bartholomew, professor emeritus of languages and linguistics. "It’s the contrary, hospitality, that surprises and delights us." Can you…

Eighth Grade (2018)

If "Love is attention," like they say in Lady Bird, then the secret of Eighth…

Mission: Impossible — Fallout (2018)

While Mission: Impossible—Fallout played, I loved every minute of it. But…

Hearts Beat Loud (2018)

Just what the summer movie season needed: a light, fun, frivolous 90 minutes in…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

I'm not likely to see a more memorable, meaningful movie all year. Neither are…

Leave No Trace (2018)

From the director of Winter's Bone, Leave No Trace is a powerful portrait of a…