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David Edelstein

June 29, 2009 | The Movie Review
Explosive Material

Visceral and addictive, The Hurt Locker is one hell of a war film. Plus, Agnès Varda’s enchanting memoir.

July 20, 2009 | The Movie Review
A Ripping Yarn

The latest Harry Potter is thrilling and chilling. Plus, the sparkling, cold (500) Days of Summer.

October 5, 2009 | The Movie Review
This Time, It’s Personal

A sublime suburban meltdown from Joel and Ethan Coen. Plus, Michael Moore takes his best shot.

October 12, 2009 | The Movie Review
The English Lesson

An Education teaches us that hype can be true (Carey Mulligan is charming!) and still just hype.

August 24, 2009 | The Movie Review
Revenge Is Sweet

Quentin Tarantino’s WWII wet dream of vengeance, Inglourious Basterds, was worth the wait.

November 30, 2009 | The Movie Review
The Muse

With Broken Embraces, Almodóvar gets his most ravishing performance from Penélope Cruz.

May 7, 2012 | The Movie Review
Super 8

Joss Whedon joins forces with seven comic-book heroes in The Avengers.

April 16, 2012 | The Movie Review
Bonjour, Les Enfants

Troubled kids meet troubled teacher, unsentimentally, in Monsieur Lazhar.

November 2, 2009 | The Movie Review
Female Trouble

Lars von Trier’s highbrow horror show. Plus: The awkward joys of Gentlemen Broncos.

December 15, 2008 |
The Top Ten Films

There's something for everyone on this year's list- mournful dramas, stirring animation, and even singing and dancing.

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