Movies

Published on March 26, 2021 - Page 18
In the years before World War II, the Augusta-Victoria College, a girls’ boarding school in Bexhill-on-Sea, catered to a very specific audience: The...
Published on March 26, 2021 - Page 18
In the opening moments of “Tina,” Tina Turner doesn’t just command the stage as she’s belting out “Ask Me How I Feel” for a giant stadium of fans....
Published on March 26, 2021 - Page 18
Lurking in the heart of all family men is this: A restlessness that gnaws at the thin veneer of civility they’ve hidden themselves in. That seems to...
Published on March 20, 2021 - Page 17
“Happily” is an ambitious, sometimes compelling but wildly uneven debut feature by BenDavid Grabinski. It’s part of a new genre of thriller: Airbnb...
Published on March 19, 2021 - Page 18
The new Cold War film “The Courier” is about a Soviet whistleblower and the British businessman who helped transport information to Western...
Published on March 13, 2021 - Page 8
If you’re coming to “Billie Eilish: The World’s a Little Blurry” hoping for a primer on the music sensation, you’ve come to the wrong place....
Published on March 12, 2021 - Page 14
Miguel Arteta’s “Yes Day” imagines an annual 24-hour holiday of lawlessness. The concept comes from Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s 2009 picture book. It...
Published on March 12, 2021 - Page 14
In “Come True,” a lo-fi indie from director Anthony Scott Burns, the nightmare is always the same for a runaway teen. Sarah (Julia Sarah Stone)...
Published on March 12, 2021 - Page 18
Tom Holland has bravely stripped off his Spider-Man costume to play a gritty, heroin-addicted veteran in “Cherry.” He looks in no way like a...
Published on March 12, 2021 - Page 18
You’ve got to love a movie that credits its dogs before it does its executive producers. “The Truffle Hunters” is Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw...
Published on March 7, 2021 - Page 18
Once upon a time, Hollywood made a fairy tale movie about a kingdom called Zamunda. “Coming to America,” starring Eddie Murphy at the height of his...
Published on March 5, 2021 - Page 9
Contrary to what “Game of Thrones” might have you believe, not all dragons are agents of destruction. In the newest offering from Walt Disney...
Published on February 28, 2021 - Page 24
Billie Holiday has always been a monster of a role. Diana Ross tackled her on film and Audra McDonald did it on stage. Now it’s time for Andra Day —...
Published on February 26, 2021 - Page 14
In Florian Zeller’s “The Father,” Anthony, 80, is a captain ready to go down with the ship. Overhearing his daughter and son-in-law contemplating a...
Published on February 19, 2021 - Page 14
Sporting designer suits and a sharp bob cut, Rosamund Pike’s Marla Grayson is ruthlessly imperious from head to toe in “I Care a Lot.” Marla’s a...
Published on February 19, 2021 - Page 14
The great recession erased an entire town. Six months after U.S. Gypsum closed its doors in Empire, Nevada, a company town since 1948, its zip code...
Published on February 14, 2021 - Page 23
There’s a tiny oasis on the west coast of Florida where the men wear Tommy Bahama and women of a certain age stroll around poolside in tube tops and...
Published on February 14, 2021 - Page 23
“The Mauritanian” is the story of former Guantanamo Bay detainee Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s 14 years behind bars. Real-life footage at the end is the...
Published on February 14, 2021 - Page 23
“Minari” could not be more personal. Filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung based the film on his own childhood in the 1980s, when his Korean American parents...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 12
Religion and horror are hardly novel bedfellows. But writer-director Rose Glass crafts something fresh of the construct in her promising debut “Saint...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 17
NEW YORK — The global pandemic was not about to stop filmmaker Sam Levinson without a fight. The creator of HBO’s “Euphoria” found his hit series...
Published on February 7, 2021 - Page 22
When he began making “Little Fish,” an intimate and affecting romance in a sci-fi setting, director Chad Hartigan had no idea the world would be...
Published on February 6, 2021 - Page 7
“Malcolm & Marie,” at least, looks the part. Shot in slinky black-and-white, John David Washington and Zendaya play a sharply dressed couple...
Published on January 31, 2021 - Page 17
The actors Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth have been friends for 20 years. That is plainly evident watching them play longtime lovers in the...
Published on January 29, 2021 - Page 13
There’s a kitchen-sink full of Serious Drama Cliches in the new Justin Timberlake film “Palmer.” It’s about a high school football star turned...
Published on January 24, 2021 - Page 22
Just before the outbreak of the World War II, a small-time archeologist was hired by a local woman to excavate her land. The thought was it possibly...
Published on January 22, 2021 - Page 14
Ramin Bahrani, the Iranian-American filmmaker, started out with the simple story of a pushcart vendor in 2005’s “Man Push Cart.” His films have...
Published on January 17, 2021 - Page 18
Doug Liman’s “Locked Down” is one of the first and most ambitious films to be conceived and shot during the pandemic. It’s like our own quarantine...
Published on January 17, 2021 - Page 18
The potential pitfalls of a movie that brings together Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown for a night on Feb. 25, 1964, seem so...
Published on January 15, 2021 - Page 12
There’s an iconic photograph of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. taken as he boarded one of the first integrated buses in Montgomery, Alabama. That...