movie-review

‘Bad Hair’ Is About the Horror Black Women Face Navigating White Worlds

This killer-weave satire thoughtfully explores society’s restrictive views on beauty and the challenges people of color face trying to get ahead in racist workplaces

Borat Is Back, but This Time We’re In on the Joke

The 2006 film was a vicious takedown of American xenophobia. But with ‘Borat Subsequent Moviefilm,’ Sacha Baron Cohen grapples with a nation that’s lost its sense of shame

In ‘Shithouse,’ Even Sensitive Good Guys Have to Learn to Grow Up

This story of a lonely, homesick college freshman who thinks he may have found a romantic connection explores the anxiety of showing vulnerability — and living with the consequences if things don’t work out.

How Do You Feel About Aaron Sorkin? ‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’ Won’t Change Your Mind

The shamelessly showboating ‘West Wing’ auteur is up to his usual tricks in this new Netflix courtroom drama. It’s up to you if that’s a good thing.