Movies

‘The Room’: Profoundly awful, awfully profound

One of the most compellingly amusing phenomena of our ironic age is the rise of the “so-bad-it’s-good” movie. Genuinely terrible…

Pedestrian Drive-In combines nostalgia and a queasy romance

On Thursday, the Pedestrian Drive-In screened “Phantom Thread” as part of the Rochester Fringe Festival. The Pedestrian Drive-In was familiarly…

Cinema classics new again at the Dryden Theater

The Dryden Theater, the in-house cinema of the George Eastman Museum, specializes in presenting movies, old and new, in the…

CT Recommends: the satire of Armando Iannucci

Nobody’s quite sure what links terror and comedy, but most people know that the link exists. After all, what are…

What Netflix’s ‘Ghoul’ tells us about the future of film

Despite its marketing material, Netflix’s new miniseries “Ghoul” is not horror. It is, however, everything else. Where do I start…

Our favorite summer flicks

The summer of 2018 contained many memorable movie releases. We picked a few favorites. 'Incredibles 2' Legendary animation director Brad…

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ — When the trailer’s better than the movie

My relationship with the Marvel Cinematic Universe is casual, at best. I engage with it a couple of times in a given year. But like most one-night stands, the MCU’s residue has lingered beyond a few hours.

In student VR film, see sexual harassment up close and personal

Visitors slipped on headsets last Wednesday and found themselves transported into the college life of a young woman in “Through…

Spring porn spoofs and nauseates

I’m too sober for this. That was my prevailing thought as I sat through the midnight screening of “Suicide Squad…

And the Best Picture Oscar nominees are…

We asked different writers to review the Academy Award Best Picture nominees. These are their responses. Luis Nova| Columnist 'Three…