'Keith Richards: Under the Influence.' a Netflix original documentary by Morgan Neville

What to watch the week of Friday, September 18

Keith Richards: Under the Influence profiles the Rolling Stones guitarist, songwriter, and rock legend at 71. The film is directed by Morgan Neville, who made the Oscar-nominated 20 Feet from Stardom (about the unsung back-up singers of rock and roll), and is built around footage of Richards in the recording studio (working on his first solo […]

Wild Tales VOD

Video on Demand: ‘Wild Tales’ from Argentina

Wild Tales delivers on the promise of its title. An anthology of six original short stories from writer / director Damián Szifrón, it is a blackly comic film of modern life churning with frustration, rage, vengeance, and other decidedly civilized impulses. It opens on pure perfection, a darkly hilarious pre-credits revenge vignette that turns on […]

Up All Night VOD

Video on Demand: Liam Neeson in ‘Run All Night’

Liam Neeson is back in action in the gritty crime thriller Run All Night, his third and most satisfying collaboration with filmmaker Jaume Collet-Serra (Unknown, Non-Stop). Neeson once again has a very specific skill set—his nickname isn’t Jimmy the Gravedigger for nothing—but he’s been pickling it in booze for years to drown the guilt of […]

Rabbit Hole

What to watch the week of Friday, May 15

Pay-Per-View / Video-On-Demand After four nominations, Julianne Moore won her first Academy Award for “Still Alice,” playing a renowned linguistics professor who is diagnosed with a rare form of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease while still in the prime of a rich and happy life. It veers between familiar disease-of-the-week drama and touching portrait of a strong, […]