A scorecard for Star Wars: Visions — Season 2

A quick review of my personal Star Wars history and notes on this new animated series, which has a few delightful surprises... and a whole lot of storytelling that might've been ChatGPT'd.


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Showing Up: a movie that will make artists feel seen

Kelly Reichardt's latest depicts the day-to-day challenges of artmaking with such truthfulness that artists may find it almost too familiar.


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Second star to the right and straight on ’til … mourning?

David Lowery's "Peter Pan and Wendy" gives us a glimpse of the unconventionally meditative and innovative adaptation that might have been. But what it actually is? That might well be the result of studio interference, judging from these strangely incoherent results.


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Kelly Fremon Craig gives us the perfect prelude to Barbie

Most people missed the long-awaited adaptation of "Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret." in the theater. That's a shame, as it's one of 2023's most enjoyable films so far.


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First impressions of They Cloned Tyrone

The new Netflix sci-fi comedy features John Boyega and Jamie Foxx in their best performances in years.


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The best rom-com of 2023? Don’t miss Rye Lane!

This rom-com from newcomer Raine Allen Miller just might be the meet-cutest film of the year.


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First impressions of Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning

Here's a preview of Overstreet's thoughts on the latest Mission: Impossible movie.


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A guy sets up a camera on his balcony… and magic happens

Pawel Łoziński offers us the privilege of meeting his neighbors in a documentary full of chance encounters and surprises.


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How to Blow Up a Pipeline: a call to arms to save the world

Daniel Goldhaber's film about desperate measures for desperate times is one of the year's most critically acclaimed films, and it's now available for rental on AppleTV+ and other streaming platforms.


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Return to Seoul: a personal crisis of mistaken identity

If we don't know the context we came from, or the biology from which we were born, we might face particular challenges in figuring out who we are. That's the idea that drives Freddie on an erratic journey of self-discovery and reinvention in this riveting film.


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