Movies

Published on April 22, 2022 - Page 8
Britain’s Kempton Bunton is an amiable sexagenarian taxi driver acquitted of stealing a national art treasure in 1961. He had charm, he had wit, and...
Published on April 22, 2022 - Page 8
In Céline Sciamma’s quiet, restrained and exceptionally tender “Petite Maman,” an 8-year-old spends time with her mother at 8. Nelly (Joséphine...
Published on April 15, 2022 - Page 8
Time always flew in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World. The books stopped but the movies never did. The “Fantastic Beasts” prequels, now up to three with...
Published on April 15, 2022 - Page 8
“Navalny” is so taut and suspenseful you’d think John le Carré had left behind a secret manuscript coming to light only now. This spellbinding...
Published on April 15, 2022 - Page 8
This Easter, Mark Wahlberg is offering us a gift as sweet as a box of Peeps or a chocolate rabbit — and just as nutritious. “Father Stu” is a loving...
Published on April 8, 2022 - Page 8
Of all the many things that go fast in Michael Bay’s pedal-to-the-metal retro action thriller “Ambulance” — the speeding EMS van, the army of police...
Published on April 8, 2022 - Page 8
The fact “Sonic the Hedgehog 2” exists is not exactly a mystery. The first film was a financial success for Paramount Pictures when released in...
Published on April 8, 2022 - Page 8
The human voice is barely existent in “Cow.” The only character that counts in Andrea Arnold’s deeply moving documentary about the life cycle of one...
Published on April 1, 2022 - Page 6
The latest hero from Marvel is hard to explain. He’s a man yet also a bat. He’s a daywalking vampire, but not Blade. He’s clearly got an identity...
Published on April 1, 2022 - Page 6
The geniuses at NASA accidentally build the lunar module a little too small for an adult in “Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood.” In Richard...
Published on April 1, 2022 - Page 6
Goran Stolevski is an Australian writer-director born and raised in Macedonia. In his feature-film debut, “You Won’t Be Alone,” he has drawn from old...
Published on April 1, 2022 - Page 9
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A biopic about Michael Jackson is in the works from Oscar-winning “Bohemian Rhapsody” producer Graham King and “Gladiator”...
Published on March 25, 2022 - Page 7
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” is your standard multiverse martial arts movie. It’s about filing your taxes and midlife regret. The movie is by...
Published on March 25, 2022 - Page 8
“The Lost City” is the kind of charming, star-driven, action-adventure that makes moviemaking look easy and effortless from the outside. It’s hard to...
Published on March 25, 2022 - Page 8
Meet Vic and Melinda Van Allen, the yin and yang of the country club circuit. On second thought, maybe steer clear entirely of the Van Allens — or...
Published on March 25, 2022 - Page 8
“Mothering Sunday,” Eva Husson’s affecting and visually pleasing meditation on love and loss, is based on a woman’s memory of an impactful day. At...
Published on March 25, 2022 - Page 8
In Houston 1979, a small film crew arrives to make a porn film in a rented cottage on a farm belonging to an aged couple. One greets the producer...
Published on March 25, 2022 - Page 8
“Master,” a horror film by Mariama Diallo, features themes of race and social justice at its core. Three Black women face indignities while trying to...
Published on March 11, 2022 - Page 6
For better and worse, “Turning Red” is like no Pixar film before it. It’s directed by Domee Shi, who made the lovely Oscar-winning short “Bao.” It’...
Published on March 11, 2022 - Page 6
Pathos and action are found in equal parts in “The Adam Project.” Starring Ryan Reynolds as a time-traveling pilot and directed by Shawn Levy, the...
Published on March 4, 2022 - Page 8
Batman is plunged into perpetual night in Matt Reeves’ nocturnal, nihilist, neo-noir take on the Caped Crusader. Reeves’ “The Batman” includes...
Published on March 4, 2022 - Page 8
A boy sees a pretty girl at a party and delivers a pick-up line for the ages. “If you don’t have anything to do tonight, how would you like to learn...
Published on March 4, 2022 - Page 8
South Korean-born filmmaker Kogonada’s “After Yang” is adapted from a short story by Alexander Weinstein. It takes place in a future with eerily...
Published on February 25, 2022 - Page 8
Joe Wright is at his best when he’s making movies about love. “Cyrano” is one of his finer efforts among a flock of high achievers including “...
Published on February 25, 2022 - Page 8
For anyone who found the band tensions that reverberate in “The Beatles: Get Back” too tame, the Foo Fighters have made a movie in which arguments...
Published on February 19, 2022 - Page 17
Anticipating the inevitable guts and gore and murderous mayhem, I screened Netflix’s new “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” on my TV in broad daylight and...
Published on February 18, 2022 - Page 8
Goonies never say die, and neither do some of their storylines. “Uncharted” is based on the PlayStation video game. It cribs heavily from...
Published on February 18, 2022 - Page 8
Something would have had to go very, very wrong for “Dog” not to work on a basic level. Pairing Channing Tatum, one of our most likable leading men,...
Published on February 11, 2022 - Page 8
Kenneth Branagh’s Agatha Christie adaptation “Death on the Nile” begins with a flashback to the trenches of World War I before shifting to 1930s...
Published on February 11, 2022 - Page 8
Jennifer Lopez is very good at being very famous. That might sound more like a circumstance and not a rarified skill, but that’s just because she’d...