Jeffrey M. Anderson

Will Forte gets ‘Extra Ordinary,’ Dan Scanlon moves ‘Onward’

Funny filmmakers also can produce a touching moment or two

A fictional painter, real-life film critic light up the screen

‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire,’ ‘Art of Pauline Kael’ new at the movies

‘Rhythm Section,’ Oscar shorts are slow and serious

Off pacing, heaviness characterize January 2020 releases

‘Life’ doesn’t have to be ‘Miserable’

Three new movies do their best to live up to their disparate titles

Sam Mendes combines tech, heart in epic ‘1917’

World War I flick dazzles like a ticking-clock thriller

‘Rise of Skywalker’ comprehensively concludes ‘Star Wars’

Ninth movie bids farewell to beloved characters with joy, sadness

‘Richard Jewell’ a telling tale of human nature

Great cast shines in Clint Eastwood drama about heroes under suspicion

Mark Ruffalo goes deep in ‘Dark Waters’

Actor stars in, produces film taking on corporate chemical giant

Rian Johnson has infectious fun, onscreen and off, on cheeky ‘Knives Out’

Amusing mystery inspired by Agatha Christie whodunits

Behind the scenes with great ‘Waves’ director, actors

Trey Edward Shults, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Taylor Russell discuss movie’s unique feel

Shia LaBeouf’s screenplay comes to life in ‘Honey Boy’

Director Alma Har’el brings troubled actor’s therapeutic project to film

Martin Scorsese’s epic ‘Irishman’ recalls crime classics

Yet drama offers a more reflective, melancholy feel

Kasi Lemmons describes joys, trials of making ‘Harriet’

Filmmaker calls Tubman biopic a ‘freedom’ film

‘Kill Team’ tells tough war story about a hard choice

Director Dan Krauss reshapes his documentary into feature film

‘The Lighthouse’ a deeply unsettling horror flick

‘Witch’ director Robert Eggers meditates on isolation

Ang Lee speaks about technology, humanity in ‘Gemini Man’

Great effort went into making lifelike Will Smith clone

‘Joker’ a dark, gritty, powerful drama about rage

Joaquin Phoenix plays title character with intensity

‘Death of Dick Long’ offers more than just laughs

Edgy rural comedy also has tender moments and food for thought

Despite great space sequences, ‘Ad Astra’ remains distant

Brad Pitt plays searching astronaut in James Gray movie

Inventive ‘Freaks’ does so much with little

Low-budget, sci-fi horror flick is ingenious