Viewers learn what went on behind the scenes at McDonald's—and then some—in this biopic of businessman Roy Kroc, played by the film's life force, Michael Keaton.
A permeating sense of threat and regret ooze from one twisted (in more ways than one) storyline to another.
It was a very good year, so much so that there were numerous ways to come up with a credible best-of list featuring a wide range of movies.
An equally straightforward title for this biopic could be Deconstructing Jackie.
It’s hard to imagine another American film this year with as many fine acting moments. Watching actor Casey Affleck, who looks like an eternally youthful choir boy, fight his inner demons is worth the price of admission alone.
Science fiction and the woman’s picture rarely collide, but here Villeneuve proves that they don’t have to be exclusive from each other.
In so many ways, Loving is this year’s Spotlight, another re-creation of the righting of a wrong—the movies focus on different issues but have a similarly hushed, just-the-facts, plainspoken approach.
The majestic landscape, captured by first-time feature documentary filmmaker Otto Bell, lends this intimate documentary an epic grandeur.
An absorbing and fascinating historical tour of the not-so-distant past that also doubles as a candid personal exploration.