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Past articles by Richard:

The 14 Best Movies From the Fall Film Festivals

Venice, Telluride, and Toronto offered a wide range of titles worth anticipating. Our film festival correspondents pick their favorites. → Read More

In ‘Nyad,’ Annette Bening Just Keeps Swimming

Bening takes to Netflix’s aquatic biopic like a fish to—well, you know. → Read More

Paul Giamatti and Alexander Payne’s Reunion Is the Best Kind of Throwback

The Holdovers casts Giamatti as a grumpy boarding school teacher charged with babysitting an unruly student. → Read More

Jeffrey Wright Takes the Literary World to Task in ‘American Fiction’

Cord Jefferson’s film is a clever examination of compromised art. → Read More

Dumb Money Is an Entertaining Rehash of the GameStop Stock Boom

Less than deep but more than shallow, Craig Gillespie's film is an engaging look at recent history. → Read More

Hayao Miyazaki’s Last Film Is a Fittingly Peculiar Send-Off

The Boy and the Heron is a mind-bending adventure that confuses and consoles. → Read More

Priscilla, Poor Things, and More Oscar Hopefuls That Emerged in Venice

Richard Lawson breaks down the festival’s highs and lows. → Read More

Glen Powell Makes a Case for Movie Stardom in ‘Hit Man’

Richard Linklater reunites with his Everybody Wants Some! lead for a zippy crime comedy. → Read More

In Sofia Coppola’s Priscilla, a Complex True Story Is Gracefully Told

Priscilla Presley's marriage to the most famous man of her era is the subject of Sofia Coppola's measured film. → Read More

David Fincher Misses His Shot with The Killer

Stylish but also curiously inert, the director's return to slick modern-day satire is terse to a fault. → Read More

Bradley Cooper’s ‘Maestro’ Is More Romantic Melodrama Than Biography

Though its ceaseless motion sometimes fails to capture its central subject, Leonard Bernstein, the performances from Cooper and Carey Mulligan bring dizzying artistic flair. → Read More

Emma Stone Gives Her Richest Performance Yet in ‘Poor Things’

Yorgos Lanthimos‘s new film is the year's weirdest coming-of-age tale. → Read More

Saltburn Is Stylish and Intriguing, With Barry Keoghan In Full Command

Emerald Fennell's second feature, set at a mysterious British estate, is full of wicked possibilities that mostly fulfill their promise. → Read More

All of Us Strangers Is a Raggedly Emotional Spectre of a Ghost Story

Director Andrew Haigh and star Andrew Scott weave a lonely, sometimes steamy story of love and regret, but at too much of a remove. → Read More

Michael Mann and Adam Driver Keep ‘Ferrari’ Firing on All Cylinders

Though the car-racing action is gnarly, Ferrari is a softer, gentler film than Mann tends to make—and that’s a good thing. → Read More

‘And Just Like That…’ Here’s What We Need in Season 3

Get Carrie back into the dating pool (for real this time!), unleash Lily and Brady, and please, please bring back Samantha. → Read More

‘Blue Beetle’ Is One Superhero Movie Actually Worth Seeing

Though we’re sick of comic book adventures in general, an exception can be made. → Read More

25 Perfect TV Episodes From the Last 25 Years

The past quarter century’s best TV episodes, from Mad Men and The Sopranos to Succession and beyond. → Read More

‘Joy Ride,’ the Raunchiest Comedy of the Summer, Could Be Raunchier

A raucous debut feature sends a group of American friends careening through China. → Read More

Is This the Episode Where ‘And Just Like That…’ Gets Good?

Vanity Fair’s ‘Still Watching’ podcast recaps AJLT episode four, plus Nicole Ari Parker stops by to talk all things Lisa Todd Wexley. → Read More