Latest by Jocelyn Noveck

Published on July 22, 2022 - Page 9
Sometimes a title just doesn’t help a movie. Directors Anthony and Joe Russo didn’t have much choice in titling “The Gray Man,” their new Netflix...
Published on July 15, 2022 - Page 6
A popular source novel. A theme song by Taylor Swift. Reese Witherspoon as producer. And a tantalizing, life-imitates-art news headline. Few movies...
Published on July 1, 2022 - Page 8
“Mr. Malcolm’s List” is the clever, entertaining and pretty new film starring Freida Pinto. It’s indicative of our collective thirst for Regency-era...
Published on June 17, 2022 - Page 8
“Cha Cha Real Smooth” is a feature film by writer-director Cooper Raiff set on the suburban bar mitzvah party circuit. Raiff also stars in this...
Published on June 3, 2022 - Page 8
“The Phantom of the Open” rides on the strength of Mark Rylance’s signature quirky energy as it tells the true-life story of Maurice Flitcroft. He...
Published on May 20, 2022 - Page 8
One wedding and a funeral —and a birth. That gorgeous house, never mind the leaky roof. Some sunshine, too! More bone-dry quips from Maggie Smith....
Published on May 15, 2022 - Page 25
“On the Count of Three” is marketed as a “darkly comic” movie. It’s not clear in which genre to place this directorial debut from comedian Jerrod...
Published on April 22, 2022 - Page 8
Britain’s Kempton Bunton is an amiable sexagenarian taxi driver acquitted of stealing a national art treasure in 1961. He had charm, he had wit, and...
Published on April 8, 2022 - Page 8
The human voice is barely existent in “Cow.” The only character that counts in Andrea Arnold’s deeply moving documentary about the life cycle of one...
Published on March 25, 2022 - Page 8
“Master,” a horror film by Mariama Diallo, features themes of race and social justice at its core. Three Black women face indignities while trying to...