JUDAS AND THE BLACK MESSIAH is not only culturally relevant but a captivatingly powerful look at racial injustice.
John Lee Hancock’s new film, THE LITTLE THINGS, has a lot of similarities to SEVEN but still remains a compelling drama on its own.
ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI is a fascinating experiment in storytelling as it fictionalizes a real-life meeting between four African-American icons.
Kornél Mondruczó’s new film, PIECES OF A WOMAN, is a beautifully distressing look at a young couple’s life in the wake of horrible tragedy.
WONDER WOMAN 1984 marks a huge step back for DC superheroes as an uninspired and colossal mess of a film.
With a strange 2020 finally in the books, let’s take a look back at our personal favorites from the year in Cinema Smack’s Best of 2020!
Miranda July’s new film, KAJILLIONAIRE, is a weirdly touching story with an eccentric and magnetic lead performance from Evan Rachel Wood.
Lawrence Michael Levine’s new film, BLACK BEAR, is a simple, yet fractured, tale of human interaction, point of view, and understanding.
David Fincher does something completely different by tackling old Hollywood in his middling new film, MANK.
Aneesh Chaganty’s sophomore feature, RUN, doesn’t live up to his previous work but is a fun and capable thriller with some flawed logic.