film-reviews

‘Malcolm & Marie’ Takes Aim at the Myth of the Male Genius

This Netflix romantic drama, made entirely during the pandemic, can be terribly self-indulgent. But it’s smart about how insecure and needy egotistical men can be — and how their significant others can cut them down to size.

‘One Night in Miami’ Shows Us the Real Men Behind the Icons

In February 1964, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Cassius Clay and Jim Brown hung out together. Regina King’s terrific film imagines what that night might have been like — and how men open up to one another behind closed doors.

How ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Lassos the Reagan Era

I don’t think ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is the best action movie of the year — but it’s definitely the most 1980s action movie of the year

Adam Sandler’s ‘Little Nicky’ Is Massively Underrated

Despite having only 22 percent on Rotten Tomatoes, ‘Little Nicky’ is ambitious, aesthetically rich and just stupidly fun