Mark Asch

Mark Asch is the author of "Close-Ups: New York Movies."

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Emma Stone Is Extraordinary in “Poor Things”

Her role in the Frankenstein-inspired film is an obvious Oscar contender

“Priscilla” Offers a Melancholy New Perspective on One of Pop Culture’s Most Famous Relationships

Sofia Coppola's latest looks at Elvis through the eyes of his young bride

Everything Martin Scorsese Has Ever Done, Ranked

From the classic films to TV shows, ads and shorts, we rated all things Marty

The Definitive Ranking of Every Single Wes Anderson Character

From "Bottle Rocket" to "Asteroid City," we rated every character

Wes Anderson’s “Asteroid City” Considers the Future by Looking to the Past

The director's ode to the Space Age sees him turning his focus to questions of ambiguous motivation and mysterious inspiration

“Killers of the Flower Moon,” “May December” and American Myth-Making Dominate Cannes

The new films from Martin Scorsese and Todd Haynes are the highlights of the festival so far

Can an “Indiana Jones” Movie Work Without Steven Spielberg?

"Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" brought nostalgia and a sense of looming mortality to Cannes

Paul Schrader’s “Master Gardener” Is Unafraid of Repeating Itself

As the reformed protagonist Narvel Roth subsumes himself in routine, so Schrader subsumes himself in his familiar formula

Johnny Depp Isn’t Canceled in Cannes

Welcome to an anti-woke film festival, where American stars have freedom of speech — and freedom to air their grievances

“Bones and All” Is Too Hungry to Be a Generational Touchstone

The highly anticipated Luca Guadagnino film feels like it's trying just a little too hard

“Funny Pages” Is a Hilarious Look at Naive Teenage Rebellion

Owen Kline's directorial debut is about subculture and the ways we need to stand out while also fitting in