Charles Bramesco is a film and television critic living in Brooklyn. His work has also appeared in Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, Newsweek, Forbes, Nylon, Vulture, The A.V. Club, Indiewire, The Dissolve, Vox and Pitchfork.
‘BlacKkKlansman’ interweaves the Jewish and black struggles as one
How ‘The First Purge’ spins deranged fantasy from real-world tragedy
‘Ocean’s 8’ isn’t quite the feminist film we were hoping for
‘Hereditary’ is the latest horror movie to redefine the terror of motherhood
With ‘Rafiki’ and ‘Birds of Passage,’ the Cannes Film Festival finally looks beyond Western culture
‘Thoroughbreds’ and ‘Flower’ are complex movies that respect — and fear — teenage girls
These 21st-century movies deserved better at the Oscars
Don’t let all those Oscar nominations fool you — ‘Shape of Water’ isn’t the best picture frontrunner
‘BPM’ is a beautiful film about AIDS activism. How did the Oscars snub it for best foreign film?
‘The Greatest Showman’ is a hollow spectacle of performative wokeness
Bring on the female antiheroes — Hollywood’s antidote to the messy reality of 2017
2017: The year that everyone had sex on screen
What do we make of the women in Louis CK’s ‘I Love You, Daddy’?
25 years later, ‘Reservoir Dogs’ is better than the film bros who champion it
Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Logan Lucky’ is the culmination of a fiercely independent career