Film & TV

“Under no circumstance are you allowed to take off your blindfold,” demands an urgent Malorie (Sandra Bullock) to two children named Boy (Julian Edwards) and Girl (Vivien Lyra Blair) at the beginning of “Bird Box.” …

Film & TV

“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” is a game-changer for streaming entertainment. Coming from Netflix’s popular futuristic anthology series, “Black Mirror,”  the film is the series’ most ambitious production putting viewers in control. “Bandersnatch” shouldn’t be a viewer’s …

Film & TV

A doll-like Steve Carell bouncing around the cockpit of a World War II fighter plane sweeps across the big screen, and a combination of shouting and gunfire greet audiences’ ears. The camera soon pans to …

Unscripted

In the latest episode of Unscripted, The Phoenix’s graphic designer Alexandra Runnion chats with arts and entertainment editor Emily Rosca about “The Girl in the Spider’s Web.” The film is the most recent take on …

Film & TV

“The Favourite” is technically a period dramatic comedy, but the film is so much more than a simple “Downton Abbey” episode on the big screen. Set in early 18th-century England. “The Favourite” is something different …

Film & TV

In the upcoming HISTORY series “Project Blue Book,” an enigmatic threat from the skies raises concern in the heart of the United States Air Force — and it’s up to one college professor to unravel …

Film & TV

“Deadpool” fans can look forward to “Once Upon a Deadpool,” a censored retelling of “Deadpool 2” by 20th Century Fox and Marvel Studios. This marks a time of experimentation for the Deadpool series as it …

Film & TV

In an era of second-rate biopics, monotonous superhero films and unimaginative remakes and sequels, the Western is a much less celebrated genre than it once was. “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” though has seized its …