Phantom Thread

Studio: Focus Features
Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Dec 29, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

When a film pirouettes from the screen to kiss your cheek, you almost don’t notice until you’ve already surrendered to its persuasions. More

Downsizing

Studio: Paramount
Directed by Alexander Payne

Dec 20, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

A touching piece of high-concept science fiction with a twisted sense of humor, Downsizing is one of the year’s most enjoyable movies.  More

Molly’s Game

Studio: STX Entertainment
Directed by Aaron Sorkin

Dec 18, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Aaron Sorkin used to write scripts that mattered. More

I, Tonya

Studio: NEON/30WEST
Directed by Craig Gillespie

Dec 15, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

As the film itself points out, our collective memories have a way of twisting the past. More

Love and Saucers

Studio: The Orchard
Directed by Brad Abrahams

Dec 12, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

For painter David Huggins, there’s something extra memorable about his first paramour and the paintings he creates to capture her: Huggins lost his virginity to an extraterrestrial. More

The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee

Studio: HBO
Directed by John Maggio

Dec 05, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Bradlee’s impact as an ambassador for the press and the matchless swagger with which he led is chronicled by Bradlee himself.  More

Wonder Wheel

Studio: Amazon Studios
Directed by Woody Allen

Nov 30, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The newest in Woody Allen’s ouvre takes us to post-war Coney Island. More

For Akheem

Studio: The Orchard
Directed by Jeremy S. Levine and Landon Van Soest

Nov 27, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Perhaps the most surprising thing about For Ahkeem is that it’s not a narrative. The access and the proximity that co-directors Jeremy S. Levine and Landon Van Soest gained make it easy to misinterpret the film as a moving, extremely well acted drama about struggling teens in North St. Louis. More

The Man Who Invented Christmas

Studio: Bleecker Street
Directed by Bharat Nalluri

Nov 21, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Man Who Invented Christmas is a hokey-yet-charming, family-friendly holiday film, telling the (mostly) true story behind one of the best-known and frequently-adapted literary works of all time. More