The Shining

Directors often get all the credit for successful movies. It’s a problematic notion that often leads to the critical worship of messianic auteurs famous for their meticulous control. However, an army of dedicated craftspeople expend their blood, sweat and tears ...

Steven Spielberg’s “Ready Player One” predates the recent influx of nostalgic media (“Stranger Things,” ”It,” “Will & Grace”), but it could not have been more punctual. This adaptation of the eponymous 2011 Ernest Cline novel is a dense nostalgia-fest which ...