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.
'Citizenfour': A Paranoid Conspiracy Documentary About Edward Snowden
'Birdman' Follows A Film Actor Frantic To Prove Himself Onstage
In 'Whiplash,' A Young Drummer Plays Till He Bleeds
'Gone Girl': A Gripping Film That's More Fun Than The Book
British Coalminers Strike With A Gay Coalition In 'Pride,' A Crowd-Pleaser
A Detective's 'Walk Among The Tombstones' Is Gripping But Unsatisfying
In 'The Drop,' Mob Bosses Bully Sad Characters At A Bar In Brooklyn
In A Brilliantly Disorienting Film, A Teenager Is 'Starred Up' To An Adult Prison
In The Irish Film 'Calvary,' A Priest's Crisis Of Faith Is Weirdly Jokey
Sailing Through Space With 'Guardians Of The Galaxy'? Hilarious
Philip Seymour Hoffman Leaves Indelible Bond In 'Most Wanted Man'
In A Remarkable Feat, 'Boyhood' Makes Time Visible
In Charming Film 'Begin Again,' Music Can Save A Life
In The Mood For Apocalypse? Skip 'Transformers,' See 'Snowpiercer'
'Jersey Boys' And 'Venus In Fur' Are Just As Intense On Screen