David Edelstein David Edelstein is a film critic for New York magazine and for NPR's Fresh Air, and an occasional commentator on film for CBS Sunday Morning.

'Detroit' Dramatizes A Deadly '67 Motel Encounter Between Police And Civilians

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'Dunkirk' Is A Harrowing War Movie, Muddled By A Convoluted Timeline

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'Lady Macbeth' Is An Icy British Psychodrama About Power And Abuse

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Breezy 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Offers A Trip Back To A Simpler Time

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'Baby Driver' Is An Action-Packed, Elegant Joyride

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Garish Melodrama Becomes Universal Tragedy 'The Beguiled'

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Why 'The Mummy' Is The Most Important Bad Movie Of The Year

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'My Cousin Rachel' Spins A 19th-Century Melodrama About A Mysterious Young Widow

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Gal Gadot Shines As 'Wonder Woman,' Despite The Film's By-The-Numbers Plot

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'Alien: Covenant' Mixes Blood And Guts With Existential Questions

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'Last Men In Aleppo' Captures The Horror And Humanity Of The Syrian Crisis

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'Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2' Is Overlong And Void Of Suspense

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Film Adaptation Of 'The Circle' Is Part Satire, Part Moralistic Melodrama

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An Amazon Adventurer Is Weighed Down By Family Ties In 'Lost City of Z'

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Genre-Bending 'Colossal' Mixes Monster Metaphor With Romantic Comedy

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