“All Quiet on the Western Front” review

Based on the renowned novel many of us read in high school or college, the movie retains some of the book’s characters and key events, though it modifies them to create a heightened narrative endpoint.

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ Pulls Its Weight

Lapses in logic and holes in the setup persist until the movie’s end, but Ms. Wilde’s central theme — how male placation and female subjugation are hardwired across society — maintains its core of truth.

The Teenage Angst of 2001’s ‘Ghost World’ Is Worth Another Eyeroll

Director Terry Zwigoff and his fellow screenwriter Daniel Clowes (who wrote the graphic novel on which the movie is based) hit on so many moments of truth, such as how teens subtly one up each other to see who can say the most offensive or dismissive comment, and how a young person can play a favorite song over and over again.

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