Movies

Published on January 24, 2020 - Page 9
1917 ★★★★ At the height of the First World War, young British soldiers (George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman) must cross enemy territory to stop a...
Published on January 24, 2020 - Page 9
It’s not a good sign when a movie ends with a bold, shocking flourish and much of the audience can be heard muttering through the credits: “Wait, um...
Published on January 24, 2020 - Page 9
Guy Ritchie’s honor-among-thieves caper “The Gentlemen” has all the tailored tweed suits and smoky atmosphere of a handsome scotch commercial. It’s...
Published on January 17, 2020 - Page 6
1917 ★★★★ At the height of the First World War, young British soldiers (George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman) must cross enemy territory to stop a...
Published on January 10, 2020 - Page 8
1917 ★★★★ At the height of the First World War, young British soldiers (George MacKay and Dean-Charles Chapman) must cross enemy territory to stop a...
Published on January 10, 2020 - Page 8
Mia (Tiffany Haddish) and Mel (Rose Byrne) are best friends and roommates, comfortably unmarried and focused on the small cosmetics business they’ve...
Published on January 10, 2020 - Page 8
The novelty of Fernando Meirelles’ “The Two Popes” is in its title. There has been only one leader of the Roman Catholic Church going back centuries...
Published on January 10, 2020 - Page 8
Welcome to January, which, in terms of quality movies, is the worst, the lowest, the abyss. Actually, that’s pretty accurate when it comes to the...
Published on January 3, 2020 - Page 8
21 BRIDGES ★★½ An NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) is thrust into a manhunt for cop killers after uncovering a conspiracy. R (violence, language)...
Published on January 3, 2020 - Page 8
Would you like to ride in Eddie Redmayne’s beautiful balloon? Tom Harper’s “The Aeronauts,” starring Felicity Jones and Redmayne, is loosely based...
Published on January 3, 2020 - Page 8
Noah Baumbach’s latest film, “Marriage Story,” is about divorce. It is a devastating and hilariously authentic look at a fracturing marriage and the...
Published on January 3, 2020 - Page 8
Terrence Malick’s “A Hidden Life” resides above the clouds in a small Alpine hamlet. Franz J??gerst??tter lives there in Austria with his wife,...
Published on December 27, 2019 - Page 6
BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD ★★★½ Tom Hanks portrays Fred Rogers in a tale based on the true story of his friendship with a journalist (Matthew...
Published on December 27, 2019 - Page 6
In “1917,” director Sam Mendes has taken top technology — and the best cinematography, courtesy of Roger Deakins — to tell of a cruel war through the...
Published on December 27, 2019 - Page 6
“Do all lovers feel they’re inventing something?” asks Heloise, a young woman experiencing romantic passion for the first time in the 18th century....
Published on December 27, 2019 - Page 6
There’s usually one film that tops lists whenever powerful legal thrillers are debated — “To Kill a Mockingbird,” set in the 1930s. Now comes a film...
Published on December 20, 2019 - Page 9
21 BRIDGES ★★½ An NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) is thrust into a manhunt for cop killers after uncovering a conspiracy. R (violence, language)...
Published on December 20, 2019 - Page 9
Not much has caused a disturbance in the “Star Wars” galaxy quite like Rian Johnson’s “The Last Jedi.” It’s an erratic but electric movie. The same...
Published on December 20, 2019 - Page 9
There is a wild urgency to Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” that hardly seems possible for a film based on a 150-year-old book. But such is the magic of...
Published on December 20, 2019 - Page 9
Let’s forget the much-discussed “digital fur technology” used in “Cats” to turn Jennifer Hudson, Taylor Swift and Idris Elba into state-of-the-art,...
Published on December 13, 2019 - Page 11
21 BRIDGES ★★½ An NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) is thrust into a manhunt for cop killers. R (violence, language) ADDAMS FAMILY ★½ Animated...
Published on December 13, 2019 - Page 11
“Jumanji: The Next Level” brings together the same director, writers and actors who made the 2017 reboot so fun. It then layers in more stars — Danny...
Published on December 13, 2019 - Page 11
“Richard Jewell” is a typically strong late-period Clint Eastwood docudrama that balances grand American themes while dramatizing the villainization...
Published on December 13, 2019 - Page 13
Jay Roach’s Fox News docudrama “Bombshell” is savvy and flashy. Roach has a light hand with topical political stories (“Recount,” “Game Change”), as...
Published on December 13, 2019 - Page 13
It’s obvious Adam Sandler, the actor, is capable of extraordinary range: From incredibly good (“Punch-Drunk Love”) to painfully bad (“Jack and Jill...
Published on December 6, 2019 - Page 10
21 BRIDGES ★★½ An NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) is thrust into a manhunt for cop killers after uncovering a conspiracy. R (violence, language)...
Published on December 6, 2019 - Page 10
Todd Haynes’ docudrama “Dark Waters” is about the prolonged (and ongoing) legal fight to uncover the environmental damage of cancer-inducing “forever...
Published on December 6, 2019 - Page 10
Rarely has a movie’s title been so apt as that of “Waves.” The film makes you feel like you’ve been knocked flat over by a fierce current — only to...
Published on December 6, 2019 - Page 10
“Honey Boy” will break your heart. It’s a portrait of a boy whose father doesn’t love him the way he needs. Former child star Shia LaBeouf wrote...
Published on November 29, 2019 - Page 10
21 BRIDGES ★★½ An NYPD detective (Chadwick Boseman) is thrust into a manhunt for cop killers. R (violence, language) ADDAMS FAMILY ★½ Animated...