The Northman is not a bad film. . . . But I can’t help but be disappointed that Eggers took this politically and socially fraught figure, the Viking, and played it so straight.
The American remake starring Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart lacks the heart of the French original.
Also, CPD top cop Eddie Johnson is frustrated with Springfield for failing to stiffen punishments for repeat gun offenders.
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue
The veteran comic actress takes the dramatic plunge as a woman incapacitated by pain.
In Under the Skin, Scarlett Johansson is an alien life-form stalking strange men.
In Lee Daniels’s The Butler, painful social realities collide with delirious fantasy.
Hitchcock’s Uncle Charlie is back in Chan-wook Park’s Stoker.
Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman, and Matthew McConaughey star in Lee Daniels’s The Paperboy
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
Favorite odds and ends from a movie year almost past.