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Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Writer-director Rian Johnson's deliriously entertaining comic detective story brings together an all-star cast and an ingeniously plotted crime story whose every twist catches you by surprise.
Friday, November 22, 2019
Director Marielle Heller's new film, starring Tom Hanks, casts a spell with the lightest of touches. Drop your skepticism; this film feels like an encounter with Fred Rogers himself.
Friday, November 15, 2019
Life doesn't go according to plan for the family at the center of this wrenching drama. But while Waves doesn't peddle easy redemption, it does offer what feels like a state of grace.
Friday, November 08, 2019
No one outside a marriage can know the truth of it, but actors Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson bring the audience awfully close in Noah Baumbach's devastating drama about splitting up.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
Martin Scorsese's new film about the man who claimed to have killed Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa is a haunting story of loyalty, loss and power — with plenty of whackings.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson play 19th-century seamen stationed at a remote lighthouse in Maine. Shot in black and white, it's an exquisitely old-fashioned study of souls in isolation.
Friday, October 18, 2019
For all its good intentions, Jojo Rabbit comes across painfully one-note as comedy, bogus and manipulative as drama and with an archly whimsical visual style that feels like imitation Wes Anderson.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Bong Joon-ho's brilliant new movie is a darkly comic thriller about the intersection of two South Korean families: one very rich, the other very poor.
Thursday, October 03, 2019
Joaquin Phoenix renders the iconic villain on an intimate, human scale in Joker, a disturbing film about one man's psychological destruction and a city's descent into criminal anarchy.
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Though her physical transformation is hardly definitive, the actress's profound empathy for her subject elevates Judy from a standard celebrity biopic to an unusually fascinating film.
Friday, September 20, 2019
Brad Pitt is an astronaut who saves the world by traveling millions of miles to reunite with his long-absent dad. It's an unabashedly ridiculous premise, but somehow Ad Astra manages to pull it off.
Tuesday, September 03, 2019
A new screwball comedy by filmmaker Kirill Mikhanovsky follows the driver of a medical transport van and his passengers over the course of 24 busy hours in Milwaukee.
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
The underdog comedy, which centers on a hard-partying woman who signs up for the New York City Marathon, proves that even a predictable plot can be hard to resist if it's well executed.
Friday, August 16, 2019
Where'd You Go, Bernadette follows a brilliant architect who, in the midst of a decades-long career slump, disappears to recapture her life's passion in the unlikeliest place imaginable.
Friday, August 02, 2019
Kelvin Harrison Jr. plays a popular teenager who was adopted from Eritrea as a kid. But underneath Luce's charming smiles and polished speeches is the trauma of a former child soldier.
Friday, July 26, 2019
Set in Hollywood in 1969, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt star as a TV actor and his stunt double. The movie's low-key hangout vibes may test your patience, but every moment pulses with feeling.
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Disney's Lion King is so realistic-looking that, paradoxically, you can't believe a moment of it. The computer-generated blockbuster feels like the world's most expensive safari-themed karaoke video.
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Awkwafina stars in Lulu Wang's funny ensemble drama about a Chinese American family and their elaborate ruse to pay respects to their matriarch — without ever letting on she has a terminal illness.
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
An American couple attends a mysterious festival in the Swedish countryside in Ari Aster's new thriller. The haunting, hypnotic film will slowly seep into your nervous system.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
The breezy rom-com is set in a world where only one man remembers the fab four. The film so takes our affection for The Beatles for granted that it never bothers to give the music a proper showcase.