Movies

You’re right about ‘Mother!’

More than anything, though, “Mother!” is about the ways in which an audience takes ownership of art, rendering the artist obsolete.

“IT” delivers, fails to frighten

Originally a novel published by Stephen King, Warner Bros. manages to produce a good film on more than just the writer’s brilliance and a popular storyline.

Not Vanilla: To boldly go…

The original “Star Trek” series was revolutionary — it strived to embody the concept that all life is precious and worth saving, transcended politics, and mirrored real-world issues in the show.

One star movie inspires five star thoughts

I open up Netflix on my laptop. It is time to get stupid.

Spring porno plays Trump card

What topic has gotten more attention over the past year than the election of Donald J. Trump?

‘Get Out’ film gets woke

“Get Out” reflects how truly horrifying racism is on numerous levels, shines a light on the strength and humanity of black individuals who face racism every day, and hopefully serves to bridge the chasm between black Americans and white Americans.

CT recommends: ‘Jackie’

“Jackie”—starring Natalie Portman in what should  be a career-defining role—goes far beyond the constraints of its genre, where it arrives at catharsis for both subject and viewer.

Little Theater brings big ideas to screen

Raoul Peck’s “I Am Not Your Negro,” now playing at the Little Theater, is a meditation on and continuation of writer James Baldwin’s investigation into the black American experience.

Oscars predictions read ‘La La Land’ triumph

On Febr. 26, the Academy Awards could go one of two ways: either “La La Land” is going to sweep or the Academy will spread the love, leaving the film with a mere six or seven wins.

Hidden Figures arise in period piece

If you want to feel hopeful, watch “Hidden Figures.”