Todd Phillips’s “Joker” is very well-made, but it’s a very bad movie — not because of what’s onscreen, but because of what’s not.
The action sequences are genuinely original, and director James Gray conducts Brad Pitt through a generous array of striking SF environments.
A juicy dive into the lasting effects of childhood trauma, the finer points of antique furniture restoration, and the bankruptcy of American expansionism.
“It Chapter Two” largely follows the model of the smash-hit original. Why is this new movie, which revisits the characters in adulthood, so often boring?
With this frequently funny and visually inventive caper, Pixar’s founding franchise goes four for four — and makes some new friends.
What better for a time when nothing makes sense than a frothy but heartfelt romp about the stage of life when nothing EVER makes sense?
Two new books and a giant-screen edition of the “Apollo 11” documentary shed light on a remarkable human achievement at its half-century mark.
A new biopic unsubtly connects J.R.R. Tolkien’s World War I experiences to the dark visions he’d later evoke in ‘The Lord of the Rings.’
What if Emily Dickinson wasn’t a bizarre recluse who had a way with words, but a confident proto-modernist poet who also happened to be a queer woman?
Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’ feels less like a Disney animated classic than one of the studio’s live-action adventures about a pair of spunky kids and a trusty pet.
With his thrilling and wildly entertaining “Us,” Jordan Peele has crafted a worthy successor to “Get Out.” It’s a throwback to the golden era of horror.
Gaspar Noé’s fifth feature film, “Climax,” is an exhilarating dance movie that also happens to be a terrifying horror movie. Tune in, turn on, drop out.