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Andrew Wyatt

For all its luridness, Nymphomaniac is a remarkably witty and erudite film. Von Trier shrewdly employs numerous formal tools—animation, split screens, montages, cutaways, and more—to enliven an otherwise disconsolate story. more

Apr 4, 2014 12:00 PM Movie Reviews

In an era when action franchises are content to repeat themselves, Marvel's ongoing multi-film saga feels like the serials of old. more

Apr 3, 2014 12:00 PM Movie Reviews

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Photo courtesy of Momentum Pictures

The film opens nationally on Friday, but St. Louis gets an early look at the film tonight, with Gabrawy on hand at the screening. more

Oct 12, 2017 8:37 AM Movie Reviews

Robert Pattinson isn’t the only captivating thing about the film, but he's essential to its nervous electric power. more

Aug 23, 2017 8:42 PM Movie Reviews

It's foremost a delivery system for dusty “Steinbeck Gothic” atmospherics and predictable yet devilishly fun jump scares. On that score, it’s a virtually nonstop pleasure. more

Aug 9, 2017 11:37 AM Movie Reviews

Matthew Heineman’s new feature captures the story of the citizen-journalists who struggle to expose the crimes of ISIS in Raqqa. more

Aug 3, 2017 9:09 AM Movie Reviews

In an American cinematic landscape that has become distressingly homogenized, A Ghost Story is a singularly unruly and intriguing work. more

Jul 28, 2017 8:35 AM Movie Reviews

The film is quite unlike any other war picture ever made. more

Jul 20, 2017 10:51 AM Movie Reviews

The third feature in the "Apes" series is foremost a war picture, and its influences are manifold. more

Jul 13, 2017 7:00 AM Movie Reviews

What makes the film smarter and sadder than the typical romantic comedy is its refusal to indulge in the genre’s more ersatz clichés. more

Jul 5, 2017 12:35 PM Movie Reviews

It's one part heist film, one part perfect mix tape. more

Jun 29, 2017 11:15 AM Movie Reviews

Rather than being a dismal meditation on mortality, "Obit" is a swooning, down-to-earth tribute to the work of journalism and the art of writing. more

Jun 22, 2017 12:06 PM Movie Reviews

While thoroughly mediocre as Pixar films go, it's unquestionably the best chapter in the trilogy. more

Jun 15, 2017 8:37 AM Movie Reviews

The new indie dramedy opens June 9 at the Tivoli; Archibald, along with her brother Doug, will be on hand after the screening for a Q&A. more

Jun 8, 2017 9:59 AM Movie Reviews

The film's scenario involves two families, one house, and a deadly disease, all in the service of a bleak tale of terror. more

Jun 8, 2017 9:36 AM Movie Reviews

It's a woozy smash-bang pleasure, drunk on the sight of the Amazon princess toppling the Imperial German war machine with sword, shield, and fists. more

May 31, 2017 8:40 PM Movie Reviews

Viewers who enjoy the Pirates films will likely find this outing better paced and more polished than the prior "Stranger Tides," which increasingly looks like the franchise’s orphan child. more

May 24, 2017 10:24 PM Movie Reviews

Ridley Scott's latest is a neatly balanced hybrid of Prometheus’ classical sci-fi of Big Ideas and Alien’s elemental “monster-in-the-dark” horror. more

May 17, 2017 4:22 PM Movie Reviews

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Johan Voets

Davies posits that Dickinson’s literary talents might have been exceptional, but the terrors and sorrows that directed those talents were as universal as they come. more

May 10, 2017 6:25 AM Movie Reviews

While the film doesn’t have pronounced investigative aspirations, as a historical record it’s a stellar work, condensing a complex event into a riveting 114-minutes treatment. more

Apr 27, 2017 11:18 AM Movie Reviews

The film is superbly performed and shot in a naturalistic style, full of the fraught long takes and edgy, oblique conversations that characterize the pinnacle of contemporary Romanian cinema. more

Apr 26, 2017 12:49 PM Movie Reviews

Based on the bestselling nonfiction book of the same name by David Grann, Z concerns the British explorer Percy Fawcett and his obsessive ambition to discover a fabled city deep in the Amazon rain forest. more

Apr 20, 2017 8:17 AM Movie Reviews