John Podhoretz

Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard

Monster Mash

The dinosaur quality of a blockbuster franchise.

Jun 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40 • By JOHN PODHORETZ
Melissa McCarthy

Company Gal

Not for the first time, the star outshines the movie.

Jun 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Blythe Danner

Blythe Spirit

The heart and soul of a late revelation.

Jun 15, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 38 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Mad Max

Max Redux

The first postapocalyptic vision remains the best.

May 25, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 35 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Marvel people

Comic Opera

When the superheroes join forces, it’s time to head for the hills.

May 18, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 34 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Ronit Elkabetz

Immovable Force

The camera as chronicler of marital deadlock.

May 11, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 33 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Charles Walters (behind the camera), Judy Garland in ‘Summer Stock’ (1950)

It Takes a Village

The ‘auteur theory’ meets the life and work of Charles Walters

Apr 6, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 29 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Liam Neeson, Joel Kinnaman

The Hit Parade

Liam Neeson in action is worth watching. But for how long?

Mar 30, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 28 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Will we ever grow weary of this?

Doomsday Machine

Moviegoing heads for the exit

Mar 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 27 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Will Smith, Margot Robbie

The Long Con

How much longer for pleasant, diversionary cinema?

Mar 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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NPH

Is Hollywood Racist?

It depends on which Hollywood you’re talking about

Mar 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan

Virtue Rewarded

Including the virtue of keeping a straight face

Mar 2, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 24 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick

Movie Magic

A musical love story finds its medium

Feb 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 23 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova

Crime of Punishment

A grim, epic allegory of Putin’s Russia

Feb 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 21 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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American Sniper

Podcast: American Sniper a Powerful Portrayal of America at War

Hosted by Michael Graham.

2:45 PM, Jan 27, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST

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