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  • Hotel Artemis
  • Hotel Artemis (R)

    I would have sworn this futuristic crime thriller was adapted from a graphic novel—there's the same fatalistic humor, the same sense of greasy dystopia—but it was penned for the screen by Drew Pearce, a British writer who makes his directing debut after laboring on the Iron Man and Mission: Impossible franchises. more...
  • Heat (R)

    There's nothing really new in this lengthy 1995 thriller by writer-director Michael Mann about cops (Al Pacino and others) and robbers (Robert De Niro and others) in Los Angeles, but it has craft, pacing, and an overall sense of proportion, three pretty rare classic virtues nowadays. more...
  • High and Low (NR)

    I would nominate this authoritative 1962 adaptation of Ed McBain's novel The King's Ransom as Akira Kurosawa's best nonperiod picture, though Ikiru and Rhapsody in August are tough competitors. more...
  • He Ran All the Way (NR)

    Shortly before he was driven into exile by the Hollywood blacklist, the talented and neglected John Berry made this 1951 film, the last of John Garfield, who died of a heart attack at 39 (many believe in part because of pressures related to his own blacklisting). more...