Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s book finds moments of CGI wonder in its two-hour run time, but little emotional power.
Thoughts on the beach town’s newest offerings, including Life, Animated and Tallulah
Matthew McConaughey's new movie is a predictable but instructive journey of white saviorhood.
Thoughts on the first episode of ESPN’s five-part documentary
It’s economics, it’s politics, but also: It’s Hollywood, stupid.
Though it lacks the originality of Pixar’s best work, the studio’s latest feature offers a fun and tender ride.
How a Miami Vice star and a 30 Rock writer made a nonsense acronym into the entertainment industry’s highest achievement
The Star Wars franchise has a long history of mixed pre-release reviews and complicated post-production.
The non-awaited sequel to Tim Burton’s 2010 fantasy spectacle seems almost aware of its own pointlessness.
What happens when political collapse meets personal scandal?
Shane Black’s latest film is uneven at times, but standout performances from Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe help keep it a fun ride.
Yorgos Lanthimos’s allegorical rumination on finding a mate is witty, cruel, and deeply unsettling.
Four Atlantic writers discuss the newest installment in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe.
In popular culture, businessmen and managers have ousted teams and players as dramatic heroes.
Stuffed to overflowing with superheroes, the studio’s latest nonetheless understands that character is key.
The first feature-length film from the Comedy Central stars isn’t their most original work, but it’s an intermittently sharp Hollywood spoof.
The hodgepodge fantasy sequel lacks the visual verve and title character of its predecessor, Snow White and the Huntsman.
With his story of lovestruck teens in 1985 Dublin, the director John Carney rediscovers the magic of his indie hit Once.
Twenty-five years after Anita Hill testified to the Senate Justice Committee that Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her, entertainment seems to be reckoning with injustice.
Jon Favreau’s CGI stunner is further proof that a remake doesn’t have to be a retread.