Movies

Published on June 21, 2019 - Page 9
ALADDIN ★★ Live-action version of the Disney musical. A street rat (Mena Massoud) frees a genie (Will Smith) and transforms into a prince so he can...
Published on June 21, 2019 - Page 9
LOS ANGELES (AP) —The late Mexican-American singer and activist Jenni Rivera always dreamed of a biopic about her turbulent and inspirational life....
Published on June 21, 2019 - Page 9
It’s hard not to go in a little suspicious of a fourth “Toy Story.” The trilogy was so perfect. What more could we ask of Woody and Buzz? Would a...
Published on June 21, 2019 - Page 9
The remake of “Child’s Play” is actually pretty solid. It’s a winking, self-aware horror movie that will make you laugh even when things are drenched...
Published on June 14, 2019 - Page 9
Would any fictional gadget be more coveted by Hollywood executives than the memory-erasing “Men in Black” neuralyzer? Imagine the lucrative benefits...
Published on June 14, 2019 - Page 9
ALADDIN ★★ Live-action version of the Disney musical. A street rat (Mena Massoud) frees a genie (Will Smith) and transforms into a prince so he can...
Published on June 14, 2019 - Page 9
The latest “Shaft” adds a new generation of bad mother------- to the mix. It’s not what you might expect. It’s not gritty or raw or even attempting...
Published on June 14, 2019 - Page 9
Six years ago, Jim Jarmusch made “Only Lovers Left Alive” with the sexiest vampire couple —Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston. Now Jarmusch has made a...
Published on June 14, 2019 - Page 11
NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for June 3-9. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NBA Finals:...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 6
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 27-June 2. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NBA Finals Game 2:...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 9
If the sweet, animated 2016 film “The Secret Life of Pets” was mostly for kids, its sequel might be for another segment of the audience altogether —...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 9
ALADDIN ★★ Live-action version of the Disney musical. A street rat (Mena Massoud) frees a genie (Will Smith) and transforms into a prince so he can...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 9
The good news is “Dark Phoenix” is neither an apocalypse nor is it “X-Men: Apocalypse.” But this latest installment is not a solid step forward or a...
Published on June 7, 2019 - Page 9
“Late Night” is an enjoyably zippy if scattershot comedy about a veteran late-night host and her fresh-faced new writing hire. As a David Letterman-...
Published on May 31, 2019 - Page 9
ALADDIN ★★ Live-action version of the Disney musical. A street rat (Mena Massoud) frees a genie (Will Smith) and transforms into a prince so he can...
Published on May 31, 2019 - Page 9
Whatever you say about Dexter Fletcher’s Elton John blinged-out biopic “Rocketman,” a shiny sequin of a movie, it doesn’t lack for sparkle. Like its...
Published on May 31, 2019 - Page 9
It’s been a bit since moviegoers had the chance to catch up with Godzilla. So it’s understandable if you go into “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” a...
Published on May 31, 2019 - Page 9
“Ma” is a middling high school horror revenge fantasy starring Octavia Spencer. She humanizes and improves pretty much every movie she’s in. The...
Published on May 31, 2019 - Page 10
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for May 20-26 Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “NCIS,” CBS, 12 million. 2...
Published on May 24, 2019 - Page 9
“Brightburn” is a one-idea movie. What if a baby from another planet crash lands on earth and is adopted and raised by a nice childless couple living...
Published on May 24, 2019 - Page 9
It’s pretty clear after watching the new live-action “Aladdin” that doubts about Will Smith’s casting as the Genie are overblown. It’s the guy behind...
Published on May 24, 2019 - Page 9
AVENGERS: ENDGAME ★★★ After Thanos’ (Josh Brolin) victory, the remaining Avengers rally to take a stand. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo,...
Published on May 24, 2019 - Page 9
The insanely winning “Booksmart” boasts too many breakthroughs to count. There are the two leads, Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein, both of whom we...
Published on May 17, 2019 - Page 9
AVENGERS: ENDGAME ★★★ After Thanos’ (Josh Brolin) victory, the remaining Avengers rally. PG-13 (violence, action, language) BREAKTHROUGH ★★ Based on...
Published on May 17, 2019 - Page 9
Movies can be blessedly simple. As the first “John Wick” showed, all you need is a car, a gun, a dead dog and Keanu Reeves. Chad Stahelski’s “John...
Published on May 17, 2019 - Page 9
“The Sun Is Also a Star” is a beautiful film. The TV stars Yara Shahidi of “grown-ish” and Charles Melton of “Riverdale” are beautiful. New York City...
Published on May 17, 2019 - Page 9
LOS ANGELES — If you’ve heard anything about “Booksmart,” you’ve probably also heard the words “female ‘Superbad.’” The high school comedy is about...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 9
After many dangers, toils and snares, the long-lost Aretha Franklin concert film “Amazing Grace” has finally seen the light. And good Lord is it good...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 9
AVENGERS: ENDGAME ★★★ After Thanos’ (Josh Brolin) victory, the remaining Avengers rally to take a stand. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo,...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 9
There’s something irreconcilable about “Poms.” The film wants us to laugh at the idea of older women trying to be cheerleaders, but also be inspired...
Published on May 10, 2019 - Page 9
It’s got an adorable hero from an iconic media brand who is voiced by a proven box office master at snark. But, somehow, “Pokémon Detective Pikachu”...
Published on May 3, 2019 - Page 5
Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen make a sparkling comedic duo in the unconventional romantic comedy “Long Shot.” The film from director Jonathan...
Published on May 3, 2019 - Page 5
AFTER ★½ Based on the novel about a dedicated coed (Josephine Langford) who falls for a mysterious rebel (Hero Fiennes-Tiffin). PG-13 (sexual content...
Published on May 3, 2019 - Page 7
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 8-14. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “Game of Thrones,” HBO,...
Published on April 26, 2019 - Page 6
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 15-21. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “ NCIS,” CBS, 11.89...
Published on April 26, 2019 - Page 9
AFTER ★½ Based on the novel about a dedicated coed (Josephine Langford) who falls for a mysterious rebel (Hero Fiennes-Tiffin). PG-13 (sexual content...
Published on April 26, 2019 - Page 9
“Avengers: Endgame” will offer Marvel fans gratification and maybe a welcome moment of respite. “Endgame” not only answers the cliffhanger of its...
Published on April 19, 2019 - Page 7
AFTER ★½ Based on the novel about a dedicated coed (Josephine Langford) who falls for a mysterious rebel (Hero Fiennes-Tiffin). PG-13 (sexual content...
Published on April 19, 2019 - Page 7
The “Garfield Rule” holds that any performance by Andrew Garfield will be worth seeing, no matter the content. After watching “Under the Silver Lake...
Published on April 19, 2019 - Page 7
La Llorona is a woman who, according to Mexican legend, murdered her own children and wanders the earth looking for them. Snatching other...
Published on April 19, 2019 - Page 9
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 8-14. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NCAA Men’s Basketball...
Published on April 12, 2019 - Page 6
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for April 1-7. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NCAA Men’s Final Four: Texas...
Published on April 12, 2019 - Page 15
Hellboy is back and he’s got a dirty mouth and a man bun. The third film in the comic adaptation franchise has a new director, a new writer and a...
Published on April 12, 2019 - Page 15
AFTER (No reviews available) Based on the novel about a dedicated coed (Josephine Langford) who falls for a mysterious rebel (Hero Fiennes-Tiffin)....
Published on April 12, 2019 - Page 15
Since Hailee Steinfeld in “True Grit,” we’ve been blessed by the big-screen breakthroughs of teenage actresses. To name just a few: Anya Taylor-Joy...
Published on April 5, 2019 - Page 9
BEACH BUM ★★½ Follows the misadventures of Moondog (Matthew McConaughey), a rebellious rogue. R (drug and alcohol use, language, nudity, strong...
Published on April 5, 2019 - Page 9
If you didn’t know “The Best of Enemies” was based on a true story, you’d find the premise preposterous: A Klan leader and a black single mom/...
Published on April 5, 2019 - Page 9
Holy superhero fatigue, Batman, “Shazam!” is actually good. It’s basically “Big” with superheroes and villains instead of businesspeople and...
Published on April 5, 2019 - Page 9
We don’t find out our protagonist’s name for quite some time in “The Mustang,” the feature debut of French writer-director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre...
Published on April 5, 2019 - Page 11
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for March 25-31. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. “60 Minutes,” CBS, 12.59...