The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘On the Basis of Sex,’ ‘Unicorn Store’

A Jim Jarmusch double-feature is the highlight of this week’s disc slate, as well as a noteworthy new movie about RGB and a long-forgotten slasher movie that’ll hit the spot for a certain type of movie lover (those who like bad movies, to be specific). And Netflix is streaming a new movie starring Brie Larson […]

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘On the Basis of Sex,’ ‘Unicorn Store’

A Jim Jarmusch double-feature is the highlight of this week’s disc slate, as well as a noteworthy new movie about RGB and a long-forgotten slasher movie that’ll hit the spot for a certain type of movie lover (those who like bad movies, to be specific). And Netflix is streaming a new movie starring Brie Larson […]

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Bumblebee,’ ‘The Mule’

After last week’s new release marathon, we’re thankfully back to more manageable levels of new release intake. So this week we’ve got an energetic new documentary on Netflix, a couple of prestige dramas from the fall, an above-average popcorn movie, and a documentary about one of the legends of New Hollywood. ON NETFLIX The Legend […]

Flavorwire’s Guide to Indie Movies You Need to See in April

Please enjoy this spring sweet spot at the art house, free of the baggage of early-year releases that weren’t good enough for the end of the year, but not yet clobbered by the onslaught of summer blockbusters. This is one of the best times of the year to release your indie movie, and appropriately enough, […]

The 12 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘If Beale Street Could Talk,’ ‘Aquaman’

In the four-plus years we’ve been doing our Tuesday round-up of what to buy and rent, we’ve rarely had a week as jam-packed as this one – which includes everything from this year’s Oscar favorites to a superhero smash to a classic Spaghetti Western, and everything imaginable in between. Let’s get to work: ON AMAZON […]

The 9 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Into the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Triple Frontier’

It’s a big, busy week on the disc and streaming fronts, including a new Netflix blockbuster, a couple of must-see documentaries, new releases from Criterion, Twilight Time, and KL Studio Classics, and the winner of this year’s Best Animated Feature Oscar. Let’s get to it: ON NETFLIX Triple Frontier: This Netflix original from director J.C. […]

The Best and Worst Movies of the 2019 SXSW Film Festival

Well folks, the scooters have been cleared, the venues have been hosed, and SXSW has come to a close. On Friday, your humble correspondent shared a few thoughts on the festival’s non-fiction offerings; here are my impressions on the best and worst of the rest. (Jason Bailey / Flavorwire) TEEVEE SXSW was one of the […]

Fifty Shades: Why Jamie Dornan likely made ‘a fortune’ from movies with Dakota Johnson

Charlie Hunnam was originally set to play Christian Grey in the erotic trilogy, before he bowed out of the role due to an overloaded schedule. But in a new interview, he’s revealed that the money he would have made from taking the role alongside Dakota Johnson would have been “so much”. That job – and, […]

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Divide and Conquer,’ ‘Thunder Road’

Good news: this week’s big new releases are a box office champ and the Oscar winner for Best Picture! Bad news: they’re Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindenwald and Green Book. But don’t worry, you have other options: A mind-bending Charlie Kaufman movie on Netflix, a terrific new indie on Prime, a must-see documentary on […]

10 SXSW Movies We Can’t Wait to See

As this piece is published, your humble correspondent is en route to Austin, Texas for the 33rd annual SXSW Conference and Festivals – specifically, the 26th edition of the SXSW Film Festival, which has always been one of my favorite places to see exciting new genre movies, documentaries, and crowd-pleasers. SXSW stands out on the […]