Latest by Jake Coyle

Published on October 15, 2021 - Page 13
On its surface, “The Last Duel” seems like a familiar slog. The film, directed by Ridley Scott, begins with all the expected medieval trappings:...
Published on October 8, 2021 - Page 19
The piercing traumas of school shootings in movies have seldom carried quite the right tone. Fran Kranz’s “Mass” is a sober and wrenching exception...
Published on September 26, 2021 - Page 24
NEW YORK — It took nearly 10 years for Jessica Chastain to get made a film about Christian televangelist Tammy Faye Messner. The actress studied...
Published on September 24, 2021 - Page 13
The journey from stage to screen has been particularly bumpy for “Dear Evan Hansen.” The Broadway show starred Ben Platt as a lonely, anxiety-...
Published on September 19, 2021 - Page 4
Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical “Belfast,” a black-and-white family drama about the Northern Ireland city during the tumult of the late 1960s...
Published on September 17, 2021 - Page 15
“Everybody’s Talking About Jamie” is a predictable and glossy “Billy Elliot”-like musical of British working-class aspiration that’s nevertheless a...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 8
CANNES, France — In Leos Carax’s rock opera “Annette,” Adam Driver sings on a motorcycle, at sea and in the middle of lovemaking. In even the most...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 18
The label “date movie” hasn’t traditionally been applied much to documentaries but filmmakers Betsy West and Julie Cohen have twice now made non-...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 22
NEW YORK — Few in the film business have experienced the phrase “hurry up and wait” quite like “No Time to Die” director Cary Fukunaga. The 44-year-...
Published on September 10, 2021 - Page 12
You would have to shuffle a lot of movie ideas to come up with one that pairs a card sharp with the horrors of Abu Ghraib. The protagonist of “The...