One of the best, ever. I wrote a paper about this in college.Read More
“Blaming the Victim: The Movie.” Seriously, one of the most depressing things Ive seen in a while. Nelson attempts the impossible, to film the moral universe inside concentration camps. His setting, the 12th...Read More
Youd think a movie about a remote childrens hospital fleeing an erupting volcano would be exciting, wouldnt you? Theres a lot of preaching, literally, in this alleged adventure picture. How Frank Sinatra wound up in the...Read More
Terrific. This simple, nearly predictable story is made mesmerizing through great performances, dialogue, tricky intercutting and tone. The ending had me cheering not in a “Rocky” way, but in a victory for humble...Read More
Part Hitchcock “Wrong Man” suspense picture, part-“Mad Max.” Unfortunately, the transitions between the two are quite jarring, making the whole movie, for me, preposterous. Fun beginning, though.Read More
Jordan Hoffman is a New York-based writer and film critic working for The Guardian, Vanity Fair, Thrillist, Times of Israel, NY Daily News and elsewhere.
He is the host of ENGAGE: The Official Star Trek Podcast, a member of the New York Film Critics Circle and challenges you to a game of backgammon.