From The Assistant to Wolfwalkers, we guide you through the cinema that survived a devastating 2020 and made it to our screens — and hearts.
Marjane Satrapi’s biopic of Marie Curie can’t cure what ails you, even with a strong Rosamund Pike turn at the center.
Dave Franco kicks off his directorial career with an atmospheric if aimless vacation-thriller co-written by Joe Swanberg.NOW STREAMING: […]
Václav Marhoul’s three-hour WW2 fable is a brutal film tied up a bit too rigidly in its meticulous depictions of violence.
Frank Cottrell Boyce’s directorial debut is an unfocused mix of family estrangement and Andersonian kitsch.NOW STREAMING: Powered by […]
Lawrence Kasdan’s 1985 throwback Western is overstuffed, but 35 years later boasts loads of charm.
Gina Prince-Bythewood’s nuanced, layered comic book actioner finds character among its expert choreography.
Tom Hanks admirably buoys a lean, but sloppy WWII naval thriller too sincere to sell its simplicity.
Schumacher’s directorial debut is a silly, messy take on the restrictive gender roles of women in the household.
Lin-Manuel Miranda’s world-changing musical comes to vivid life on Disney+, but can’t escape the complexities of its cultural dissonance.
Dawn Porter offers up a heartfelt, accessible tribute to one of Congress’ most stalwart Civil Rights leaders.
Rod Lurie’s military thriller about the Battle of Kamdesh can’t quite nail its critique about the horrors of war.
Shudder’s latest offering from South Korea is a limp, wooden retread of every exorcism and possession movie you’ve ever seen.
Netflix and producer Pablo Larraín offers a modest glimpse of quarantine life that can’t escape the privilege of its authors.
Powerful indies and revisionist superhero series dot some of June’s most addictive home video offerings.
Ron Howard’s gripping historical space thriller teaches us a lot about frustrated expectations in our current moment (and the resolve to overcome them).
David France’s gut-wrenching documentary on the state-sanctioned purge of GLBT people in Chechnya is an excellent expose of the atrocities and portrait of the heroes in Russia.
The former Daily Show host’s sophomore film is a dated, centrist screed that fundamentally misunderstands our current political moment.