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David Edelstein

December 6, 2010 | The Movie Review
Tortured Swans and Sugarplum Fairies

Black Swan and The Nutcracker in 3D left visions of darkness dancing in my head.

November 29, 2010 | The Movie Review
Hollywood Royalty

The King’s Speech puts a monarch on the couch—and Oscar voters on high alert.

November 22, 2010 | The Movie Review
Harry Potter and the Dragged-Out Final Act

The series slows to a crawl. Plus: The unexpectedly rousing Made in Dagenham.

November 5, 2010 | The Movie Review
Great Actresses Aren’t Enuf

An awful adaptation of For Colored Girls.

November 8, 2010 | The Movie Review
The Devil You Don’t Know

In both Fair Game and Client 9, we watch shadowy figures practice the art of the public takedown.

November 1, 2010 | The Movie Review
Another Dark Night of the Soul

And in the case of The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, it’s an exceptionally long one.

October 18, 2010 | The Movie Review
The Other Side of Clint

Hereafter, speaking through dead people, says a lot about Eastwood the director.

October 11, 2010 | The Movie Review
Best Served Cold

The Social Network is a wallop of Red Bull, poured over ice. Plus: The pale, Bergmanesque vampires of Let Me In.

September 27, 2010 | The Movie Review
Old Greed, New Greed

Gordon Gekko updates his portfolio. Plus: Waiting for “Superman” takes flight.

September 20, 2010 | The Movie Review
Art of the Steal

Jeremy Renner nearly runs off with Ben Affleck’s The Town, a caper flick full of terrific performances.

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