The Unenthusiastic Critic is contemplating murder, as we sit down for Alfred Hitchcock's taut exercise in sustained suspense.
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GAME OF THRONES 8×01: "WINTERFELL"
"Winterfell" feels a little too much like a box-checking prologue to the final season of Game of Thrones, not the exciting opening chapter.
NEW BOOK, NOW AVAILABLE: THE UNAFFILIATED CRITIC'S GUIDE TO SEASONS 1-3 OF GAME OF THRONES
Announcing the first of three e-books, collecting all my writing on Game of Thrones.
GAME OF THRONES 7×07: "THE DRAGON AND THE WOLF"
The Wall is down, and the games are over, and the surviving characters must now prove whether they've actually absorbed any of the show's lessons.
LIVE AND LET DIE (1973)
Last year, the Unenthusiastic Critic met Sean Connery's James Bond. Now, she's ready for Moore.
REAL LIFE (1979)
We're celebrating the 40th anniversary of Albert Brooks' seminal, and absurdly prescient, comedy.
Jordan Peele's triumphant sophomore effort is a smart and terrifying cinematic ordeal, and a disturbingly dark mirror held up to America.
POINT BREAK (1991)
Surfing? Bank robbery? Homoerotic bromance? We've found a film The Unenthusiastic Critic can be enthusiastic about.
GLORIA BELL (2019)
The race for the Best Actress Oscar begins here, with Julianne Moore's remarkable portrayal of an unremarkable woman.
THE QUIET MAN (1952)
For St. Patrick's Day, we're heading back to the Emerald Isle with John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara for some John Ford paddywhackery.
We're switching seats this week, and The Unenthusiastic Critic is picking the movie: Spike Lee's semi-autobiographic joint Crooklyn.
IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT (1967)
They call him MISTER Tibbs: we're celebrating Black History Month with one of Sidney Poitier's greatest performances.
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO GARP (1982)
In the world according to the Unenthusiastic Critic, she wouldn't have to watch movies like this.
Damn it feels good to be a gangster, as The Unenthusiastic Critic enjoys her first viewing of Martin Scorsese's classic mob movie. Plus: Oscar talk!
COLD WAR (2018)
Rapturous and resonant, Pawel Pawlikowski's new film is a deceptively simple cinematic masterpiece.
THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING (2001)
The Unenthusiastic Critic is thinking about chucking her wedding ring into Mt. Doom.
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