Complete Reviews, A-Z

A
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012)
Absence of Malice (1981)
Adam (2009)
Addicted to Fresno (2015)
Admission (2013)
The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)
Alice Adams (1935)
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974)
Alien (1979)
Alien: Covenant (2017)
Aliens (1986)
All About Eve (1950)
Aloha (2015)
The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)
The American (2010)
American Honey (2016)
American Hustle (2013)
American Psycho (2000)
American Sniper (2014)
April Fool's Day (1986)
Arbitrage (2012)
Argo (2012)
Arrival (2016)
The Artist (2011)
The Assassin (2015)
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Assault on Precinct 13 (1976)
The A-Team (2010)
Atlantic City (1981)
Atomic Blonde (2017)
Away We Go (2009)

B
The Babadook (2015)
Baby Driver (2017)
Bad Moms (2016)
Bad Teacher (2011)
Ball of Fire (1941)
A Band Called Death (2013)
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Batman (1989)
Batman Returns (1992)
The Beaver (2011)
Beetle Juice (1988)
Beginners (2011)
The Beguiled (2017)
Belle de Jour (1967)
Bernie (2012)
Best in Show (2000)
The Beyond (1980)
Big Business (1988)
Big Eyes (2014)
A Bigger Splash (2016)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
The Big Short (2015)
The Big Sleep (1946)
Birdman (2014)
The Birds (1963)
Black Christmas (1974)
The Black Dahlia (2006)
Black Swan (2010)
Blade Runner (1982)
The Blind Side (2009)
The Bling Ring (2013)
Blue Velvet (1986)
Body of Lies (2008)
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
The Boss (2016)
Bossa Nova (2000)
Bottle Shock (2008)
The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Boyhood (2014)
Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
Brazil (1985)
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Breaking Away (1979)
Breaking Dawn Part 2 (2012)
Bridesmaids (2011)
Bridge of Spies (2015)
Broadcast News (1987)
Broken City (2013)
Brooklyn (2015)
Bull Durham (1988)
The Butler (2013)

C
The Cabin in the Woods (2012)
The Call (2013)
The Campaign (2012)
The Candidate (1972)
Can't Buy Me Love (1987)
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
The Captive (2014)
Carol (2015)
Carrie (1976)
Casino Royale (2006)
Cassandra's Dream (2007)
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Charade (1963)
Chef (2014)
Children of Men (2006)
Chi-Raq (2015)
City of God (2002)
Class Action (1991)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Clouds of Sils Maria (2015)
Clue (1985)
The Conformist (1970)
The Conjuring (2013)
Cosmopolis (2012)
Couples Retreat (2009)
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Creed (2015)
Cries and Whispers (1972)
Crimson Peak (2015)
Crossing Delancey (1988)
The Crucible (1996)
Cry-Baby (1990)
Cuba (1979)

D
Dark Shadows (2012)
Dawn of the Dead (1979)
Day of the Dead (1985)
Days of Heaven (1978)
Dazed and Confused (1993)
Dead Alive (1992)
Dead Man (1995)
Dead Man Down (2013)
Dead Ringers (1988)
The Dead Zone (1983)
Dear Mr. Watterson (2013)
Dear White People (2014)
The Deep Blue Sea (2012)
Deep Red (1975)
De Palma (2016)
The Descendants (2011)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
District 9 (2009)
Divergent (2014)
Django Unchained (2012)
Doctor Strange (2016)
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
Don Jon (2013)
Don't Breathe (2016)
Don't Think I've Forgotten: Cambodia's Lost Rock and Roll (2015)
Don't Think Twice (2016)
Dope (2015)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
Dressed to Kill (1980)
Drive (2011)
The Drop (2014)
Drop Dead Gorgeous (1999)
The Duff (2015)

E
Easy A (2010)
The Earrings of Madame De... (1953)
Eating Raoul (1982)
Eclipse (2010)
The Edge of Seventeen (2016)
An Education (2009)
Ed Wood (1994)
Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me (2014)
End of Watch (2012)
Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1988)
Elysium (2013)
Enemy (2014)
Enough Said (2013)
Enter the Dragon (1973)
Erin Brockovich (2000)
Escape From L.A. (1996)
Escape From New York (1981)
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Everybody Wants Someone!! (2016)
Ex Machina (2015)
The Exorcist (1973)
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

F
Fair Game (2010)
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
The Fifth Estate (2013)
The Fighter (2010)
Finding Vivian Maier (2014)
The First Wives Club (1996)
A Fish Called Wanda (1988)
500 Days of Summer (2009)
Fletch (1985)
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
The Fly (1986)
The Fog (1980)
Food Inc (2008)
Force Majeure (2014)
For Your Consideration (2006) 
Foul Play (1978)
Foxy Brown (1974)
Frances Ha (2013)
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
Friday the 13th Part 3 (1982)
Friends With Money (2006) 
Fright Night (1985)
Fright Night (2011)
Fright Night Part II (1988)
From Here to Eternity (1953)
Full Metal Jacket (1987)
The Furies (1950)
The Fury (1978)

G
The Galapagos Affair (2014)
Galaxy Quest (1999)
The Gambler (2014)
Gangster Squad (2013)
Get Low (2010)
Ghostbusters (1984)
Ghostbusters (2016)
Ghost Dog (1999)
A Ghost Story (2017)
The Ghost Writer (2010)
Giant (1956)
The Gift (2015)
The Girl on the Train (2016)
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
The Godfather (1972)
The Godfather Part II (1974)
Gone Girl (2014)
Gone With the Wind (1939)
The Graduate (1967)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Grand Piano (2014)
Gravity (2013)
Great Expectations (1998)
The Great Gatsby (2013)
Green Room (2016)
Grey Gardens (1975)

H
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Hairspray (1988)
Halloween (1978)
The Handmaiden (2016)
The Hangover (2009)
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Hannah Arendt (2013)
The Harder They Come (1972)
Harper (1966)
The Hateful Eight (2015)
The Haunting (1963)
Headhunters (2012)
The Heart Machine (2014)
The Heat (2013)
Heathers (1989)
Hell or High Water (2016)
Hidden Figures (2016)
High Anxiety (1977)
His Girl Friday (1940)
Holy Motors (2012)
Homicidal (1961)
Horrible Bosses (2011)
Horrible Bosses 2 (2014)
Horror of Dracula (1958)
Hot Fuzz (2007)
Hot Pursuit (2015)
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) 
The House Bunny (2008)
Housesitter (1992)
Howl (2010)
The Howling (1981)
Hud (1963)
The Hunger Games (2012)
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay--Part I (2014)
The Hurt Locker (2009)
The Hustler (1961)

I
I Am Divine (2014)
I Am Not Your Negro (2016)
Ida (2014)
Identity Thief (2013)
The Ides of March (2011)
I Heart Huckabees (2004)
I'll See You in My Dreams (2015)
The Imitation Game (2014)
The Immigrant (2014)
The Imposter (2012)
In Bruges (2008)
Inception (2010)
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)
Infamous (2006)
The Informant (2009)
Inglourious Basterds (2009)
Inherent Vice (2014)
In Her Shoes (2005)
Interiors (1978)
The Intern (2015)
Interstellar (2014)
The Interview (2014)
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
In the Loop (2009) 
Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)
Irrational Man (2015)
It (2017)
It Follows (2015)

J
Jackie Brown (1997)
Jane Eyre (2011)
Jason Bourne (2016)
Jaws (1975)
J. Edgar (2011)
Jezebel (1938)
JFK (1991)
John Wick (2014)
Jonah Hex (2010) 
Julia (1977)
Julie and Julia (2009)
Juno (2007)
Jurassic World (2015)
Just One of the Guys (1985)

K
The Kids Are All Right (2010)
Killer Joe (2012)
Killing Them Softly (2012)
Kill the Messenger (2014)
The Kings of Summer (2013)
The King's Speech (2010)
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Kiss Me Deadly (1955)
Knight and Day (2010)
Kong: Skull Island (2017)

L
L.A. Confidential (1997)
Lady Bird (2017)
The Lady Eve (1941)
The Lady Vanishes (1938)
La La Land (2016)
Land of the Dead (2005)
The Last American Virgin (1982)
Last Chance Harvey (2008)
The Last Days of Disco (1998)
The Late Show (1977)
Laura (1944)
Lawless (2012)
The LEGO Movie (2014)
The Little Hours (2017)
Lincoln (2012)
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011)
Listen to Me Marlon (2015)
Little Children (2006)
Little Men (2016)
The Lobster (2016)
The Long Goodbye (1973)
The Long Hot Summer (1958)
The Lost Boys (1987)
Lost in America (1985)
Love and Friendship (2016)
Love & Mercy (2015)
Lovers and Other Strangers (1970)
The Love Witch (2016)

M
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Maggie's Plan (2016)
Magic Mike (2012)
The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Manchester by the Sea (2016)
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
Manhattan Murder Mystery (1993)
Manhunter (1986)
Man of Steel (2013)
Maps to the Stars (2015)
Margin Call (2011)
Marked Woman (1937)
The Martian (2015)
Martin (1978)
The Master (2012)
Masterminds (2016)
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971)
The Meddler (2016)
Meek's Cutoff (2010)
Metropolitan (1990)
Midnight in Paris (2011)
Miles Ahead (2016)
Mistress America (2015)
Money Monster (2016)
The Monuments Men (2014)
Moon (2009)
Moonlight (2016)
Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Morning Glory (2010)
A Most Violent Year (2014)
A Most Wanted Man (2014)
Mother! (2017)
Mr. Holmes (2015)
Much Ado About Nothing (2013)
Mud (2013)
Mulholland Drive (2001)
Multiple Maniacs (1970)
The Mummy (1932)
My Week With Marilyn (2011)

N
Nashville (1975)
Neighbors (2014)
The Next Three Days (2010)
The Nice Guys (2016)
Nightcrawler (2014)
A Night in Casablanca (1946)
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2 (1985)
Night of the Comet (1984)
Night of the Creeps (1986)
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
Night of the Living Dead (1990)
9 to 5 (1980)
Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Non-Stop (2014)
Now You See Me (2013)

O
Obvious Child (2014)
One Is A Lonely Number (1972)
Only Lovers Left Alive (2014)
On the Waterfront (1954)
Orange County (2002)
Oslo, August 31st (2012)
The Other Woman (2014)
Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)
Out of Sight (1998)
Overboard (1987)
Oz the Great and Powerful (2013)



The Palm Beach Story (1942)
Palo Alto (2014)
The Parallax View (1974)
Passengers (2016)
Paul (2011)
The People Under the Stairs (1991)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Phase 7 (2011)
Phenomena (1985)
Phoenix (2015)
Pillow Talk (1959)
Pitch Perfect (2012)
Please Give (2010)
Point Blank (1967)
Point Break (1991)
Polyester (1981)
Possessed (1947)
The Prestige (2006)
Pride and Prejudice (2005)
Primary Colors (1998)
Prince of Darkness (1987)
Prometheus (2012)
Promised Land (2012)
The Proposal (2009)
Psycho (1960)
Purple Noon (1960)

Q
Quantum of Solace (2008)
The Queen (2006)
Queen Bee (1955)
Queen of Earth (2015)
The Queen of Versailles (2012)
Quiz Show (1994)


Raging Bull (1980)
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Raising Arizona (1987)
Rampart (2012)
Real Genius (1985)
Re-Animator (1985)
Rear Window (1954)
Rebecca (1940)
Red River (1948)
Repo Man (1984)
The Return of the Living Dead (1985)
Return of the Living Dead Part II (1988)
The Revenant (2015)
Ricki and the Flash (2015)
The Right Stuff (1983)
Rio Bravo (1959)
R.I.P.D. (2013)
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)
Risky Business (1983)
Robin Hood (2010)
Role Models (2008)
Rope (1948)
Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Rules Don't Apply (2016)
Runner, Runner (2013)

S
Sabrina (1954)
Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)
Salem's Lot (1979) 
Salt (2010)
Sausage Party (2016)
Savages (2012)
Saved! (2004)
Scream 4 (2011)
The Searchers (1956)
The Second Mother (2015)
Secret Admirer (1985)
Secret in Their Eyes (2015)
Selma (2014)
Serial Mom (1994)
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Shampoo (1975)
Sherlock Holmes (2009)
Shock Waves (1977) 
Shutter Island (2010)
Side Effects (2013)
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
A Single Man (2009)
Sing Street (2016)
Sisters (2015)
Sixteen Candles (1984)
Skyfall (2012)
Slap Shot (1977)
Slither (2006)
Snowden (2016)
The Social Network (2010)
Solaris (1972)
Some Like it Hot (1959)
The Sound of Music (1965)
Southpaw (2015)
Spectre (2015)
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)
Split (2017)
Spotlight (2015)
Spring Breakers (2013)
Spy (2015)
The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)
The Star (1952)
Star Trek (2009)
Star Trek Into Darkness (2013)
Star Wars (1977)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)
State of Play (2009)
St. Elmo's Fire (1985)
Steve Jobs (2015)
Still Alice (2014)
Straight Outta Compton (2015)
Strangers on a Train (1951)
Stranger Things (TV Series, 2016)
Submarine (2011)
Suburbicon (2017)
Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)
Summer School (1987)
Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Sunset Song (2016)
Sunshine (2007)
Sunshine Cleaning (2009)
Sunshine State (2002)
Super 8 (2011)
Superman (1978)
Superman II (1980)
Suspiria (1977)
Sweet Smell of Success (1957)

T
Tangerine (2015)
Taxi Driver (1976)
Ted (2012)
The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986)
Thelma & Louise (1991)
They Came Together (2014)
They Might Be Giants (1971)
The Thing From Another World (1951)
The Third Man (1949)
13 Hours (2016)
This Is Spinal Tap (1984)
This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Three Days of the Condor (1975)
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (2011)
The To Do List (2013)
Tokyo Drifter (1966)
Too Late (2016)
Tootsie (1982)
Top Five (2014)
Top Hat (1935)
Touch of Evil (1958)
The Tourist (2010)
The Town (2010)
Trainwreck (2015)
Trance (2013)
Transcendence (2014)
Transylvania 6-5000 (1985)
The Tree of Life (2011)
True Confessions (1981)
True Grit (2010)
True Lies (1994)
True Story (2015)
12 Years A Slave (2013)
20 Feet From Stardom (2013)
28 Weeks Later (2007)
22 Jump Street (2014)
Twilight (2008)

U
Under the Skin (2014)
Unfaithfully Yours (1948)
Union City (1980)
An Unmarried Woman (1978)
The Untouchables (1987)
Up in the Air (2009)
The Usual Suspects (1995)
Used Cars (1980)

V
Vacation (2015)
Valley Girl (1983)
Vamp (1986)
Vampire Academy (2014)
Vampire's Kiss (1989)
Veronica Mars (2014)
Vertigo (1958)
Vicky Christina Barcelona (2008)
Victor Victoria (1982)
Videodrome (1983)
The Visit (2015)


The Wailing (2016)
The Walker (2007)
Warm Bodies (2013)
The Warriors (1979)
The Water Diviner (2015)
The Way Way Back (2013)
We Are Your Friends (2015)
Weekend (1967)
Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
Weird Science (1985)
What Doesn't Kill You (2008)
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)
What We Do in the Shadows (2015)
Whiplash (2014)
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)
Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988)
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Wild (2014)
The Wild Bunch (1969)
Wind River (2017)
Winter's Bone (2010)
The Witch (2016)
The Wolf Man (1941)
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
The Wolfpack (2015)
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
Wonderful World (2010)
The World's End (2013)
World War Z (2013)

XYZ
X-Men: First Class (2011)
The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)
You Again (2010)
Young Adult (2011)
Young Frankenstein (1974)
Your Highness (2011)
Z (1969)
Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Zodiac (2007)
Zombie (1979)
Zombieland (2009)

Writings Published Elsewhere 
Favorite Scene Friday: Carrie (1976) (To the Escape Hatch, Aug 2016)
Favorite Scene Friday: Moonlight (To the Escape Hatch, Feb 2017)
Favorite Scene Friday: Night of the Comet (To the Escape Hatch, Jan 2017)
Favorite Scene Friday: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre Part 2 (To the Escape Hatch, Oct 2016)
On Writing a Film Review (On the Blink, Dec 2016)

Essays & Other 
Miscellaneous Posts
At the Cult Fiction Drive-In
For the Critic
Gene Wilder: The Gentle, Insane Genius
Mary Tyler Moore, Trailblazer
On the Bigness of Cinema (and Ben Affleck)
Pauline Kael: A Life in the Dark
Place and Proportion
The Year in Review: 2009
The Year in Review: 2010
The Year in Review: 2011 
The Year in Review: 2012
The Year in Review: 2013
The Year in Review: 2014
The Year in Review: 2015
The Year in Review: 2016