Author Archives: Tim Markatos
A filmmaker’s experimental turn divides fans and haters alike.
Your guide to the 2017 Oscars
Martin Scorsese ponders the deepest theological questions.
Jackie focuses too scrupulously on concepts of historical representation at the expense of its grieving subject.
Moonlight doesn’t seem like a film conservatives would like, but they should watch it anyway.
Anchored by a brilliant lead performance, “Aquarius” casts the battle for urban development as high-stakes cinema.
The Girl on the Train preserves the book’s plot but has little to say.
No filmmaker may ever nail it.
Despite the rise of the suburban multiplex and Netflix, urban movie theaters are making a comeback.
Richard Linklater’s latest film recovers a picture of youth without the iPhone.
The repetition in the franchise isn’t a bug—it’s a feature of Western storytelling.
“99 Homes” pairs Hollywood stars alongside real-life evictees to cut to the heart of the housing crisis.
“Sicario” recycles the violent nihilism of “Breaking Bad” without shedding any new light.
from The American Conservative