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. He has also written film criticism for the Village Voice, The New York Post, and Rolling Stone, and is a frequent contributor to the New York Times' Arts & Leisure section.

A member of the National Society of Film Critics, he is the author of the play Blaming Mom, and the co-author of Shooting to Kill (with producer Christine Vachon).

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3:29pm

Thu July 30, 2015
Movie Reviews

'The End of the Tour' Offers A Hint Of David Foster Wallace's Inner Struggle

Originally published on Thu July 30, 2015 5:20 pm

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1:21pm

Fri July 24, 2015
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A Holocaust Survivor Searches For Her Past In Christian Petzold's 'Phoenix'

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3:13pm

Fri July 17, 2015
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In 'Trainwreck', A Screwball Comedy Fades To Family-Values Formulaic

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1:20pm

Thu July 9, 2015
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'Tangerine', A Teeny-Budget Comedy That Packs An Emotional Wallop

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1:47pm

Thu July 2, 2015
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Not All Sequels Are Equal: Following Up To 'Terminator', 'Magic Mike'

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1:26pm

Fri June 19, 2015
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Pixar's 'Inside Out' Is A Mind-Opening Masterpiece

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12:02pm

Fri June 12, 2015
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A 'Wolfpack' Of Brothers Who Met The World Through Movies

Originally published on Fri June 12, 2015 1:43 pm

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3:37pm

Thu June 4, 2015
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In 'Spy', Melissa McCarthy Shines Amid Crude Jokes And Chase Scenes

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3:36pm

Fri May 22, 2015
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The Future Is Bright In The Time-And-Space Twisting 'Tomorrowland'

Originally published on Fri May 22, 2015 5:34 pm

Casey (Britt Robertson) experiences a fantastic futuristic world in Tomorrowland.
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Much of Brad Bird's Disney sci-fi adventure Tomorrowland is terrific fun, but it's one of the strangest family movies I've seen: Bird's not just making a case for hope, he's making a furious, near-hysterical case against anti-hope.

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3:04pm

Fri May 15, 2015
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Souped-Up Vehicles And Road Warriors Reign In 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Originally published on Fri May 15, 2015 10:29 pm

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1:56pm

Fri May 8, 2015
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Schwarzenegger Meets Zombies In A Haunting, Slow-Paced New Film

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3:42pm

Fri May 1, 2015
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Hollywood Offers Up A Bevy Of Superheroes In 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

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1:58pm

Fri April 24, 2015
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Deception And Suspense By The Sea In The Iranian Mystery 'About Elly'

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1:17pm

Fri April 17, 2015
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In 'True Story,' A Shamed Journalist Interviews A Fugitive Who Stole His Identity

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1:30pm

Fri April 10, 2015
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In 'Clouds Of Sils Maria,' An Actress Faces Past, Present And Future In An Instant

Originally published on Mon April 13, 2015 3:00 pm

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