Gary M. Kramer

Gary M. Kramer is a writer and film critic based in Philadelphia. Follow him on Twitter.

Matt Dillon on playing Lars von Trier’s psychopath in controversial “The House That Jack Built” Gary M. Kramer
Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma” is a masterpiece — see it in the theater if you can Gary M. Kramer
“Ben Is Back”: Julia Roberts doesn’t save this uneven addiction drama Gary M. Kramer
Natalie Portman is a force of nature in intense and stunning “Vox Lux” Gary M. Kramer
The dark arts of Fox News’ Roger Ailes: “If Trump didn’t exist, Roger Ailes would have created him” Gary M. Kramer
Joe Alwyn gets into three (very different) characters Gary M. Kramer
Robots are making us less human, too: “Certain things essential to the democratic fabric erode” Gary M. Kramer
Finn Wittrock: “Maybe I hurt my career by not being ruthless” Gary M. Kramer
Willem Dafoe on painting Van Gogh’s shoes: “It’s his attempt to paint the soul of something” Gary M. Kramer
Director Morgan Neville on “They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead” and the last years of Orson Welles Gary M. Kramer
Ricki Lake on “Weed the People”: “It’s not about getting high, it’s about children dying of cancer” Gary M. Kramer
“Some folks believe blockchain will save the universe”: Inside Alex Winter’s “Trust Machine” Gary M. Kramer
Dermot Mulroney: “Floating in warm water in middle of the night is a strange way to make a living” Gary M. Kramer
“A Star Is Born,” fails to thrive: Bradley Cooper’s vanity project is more corny than compelling Gary M. Kramer
The man who filmed Putin’s rise: “Compromises I made, we all made…led us to this deplorable state” Gary M. Kramer
YouTubers at the mercy of the algorithm: “The idea is to post content, not have an interesting idea” Gary M. Kramer
John Lydon wants you to know the truth: “People don’t know what I had to endure” Gary M. Kramer
Gael García Bernal on the “Museo” heist and the tension between looting and preservation Gary M. Kramer
Six new films that could be Oscar contenders for Best Foreign Language Film Gary M. Kramer
“We the Animals” star Raúl Castillo on playing a flawed parent in Justin Torres’ novel adaptation Gary M. Kramer
Max Hubacher on portraying a Nazi: “My grandmother went through this hell and I am playing it” Gary M. Kramer
“The Bleeding Edge” filmmakers discuss their reporting on patient issues with medical technology Gary M. Kramer
Udo Kier, master of creepy and camp, looks back on a wild career: “I’ve made 200 films. 100 are bad” Gary M. Kramer
Mackenzie Davis on playing a comedic antiheroine in “Izzy Gets the F**k Across Town” Gary M. Kramer
Molly Ringwald sits down with Salon: “I have a voice and I feel like I’ve earned it” Gary M. Kramer
“I think self-doubt comes from wanting to find the truth”: Alex Pettyfer on “Back Roads” Gary M. Kramer
“Home + Away” is the story of an El Paso high school just 300 feet from the Mexican border Gary M. Kramer
Jonathan Ames on what it took to make Joaquin Phoenix’s cold-blooded character Gary M. Kramer
Sharon Stone on physical comedy and her rusted moral compass Gary M. Kramer
Alan Cumming, star of “After Louie” talks about, sex, queer politics and legacy Gary M. Kramer
A school shooter confronted and no good guy with a gun anywhere near Gary M. Kramer
Tehran Nocturne Gary M. Kramer
To watch on Valentine’s Day: 9 offbeat movies about love and sex Gary M. Kramer
“Freed” Is the best Fifty Shades yet, and this film even manages to be a little steamy Gary M. Kramer
The nine 2017 movies that were even worse than Aaron Sorkin’s “Molly’s Game” Gary M. Kramer
Top 10 films of 2017 that didn’t play it safe Gary M. Kramer
The 7 best bets for the winner of the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar Gary M. Kramer
Long shots in the best foreign language film Oscar race Gary M. Kramer
James Franco sticks the landing in “The Disaster Artist” Gary M. Kramer
Thanks, no thanks. Ten films (though some are turkeys) to be grateful for this Thanksgiving Gary M. Kramer