Despite flashes of humor, the Will Ferrell-Kevin Hart comedy falls flat.
The director of Frances Ha and Kicking and Screaming discusses his latest project, starring Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts as a Brooklyn couple in the throes of a midlife crisis.
Twenty-five years after its release, the movie adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel has been largely disremembered. Is the book still too radical for film?
A spoilereview of the actor's sanctimonious bid to be the next Liam Neeson
How do you create one of the scariest antagonists in recent cinematic history? Give it no real identity, no backstory, and no motive.
Kenneth Branagh's live-action re-telling of the Disney classic eschews inside jokes and CGI in favor of simple, earnest storytelling.
The follow-up to the 2012 charmer rallies due to its late-career ensemble cast, even if the scenarios this time around aren't so exotic.
Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi, coming-of-age film plays up the flatness of its flesh-and-blood characters to focus on the soul of its young robot hero.
From The Goonies to Back to the Future to The Breakfast Club, directors like Steven Spielberg and John Hughes made innovative, intelligent pictures that respected their viewership.
The free video-streaming upstart is starting to rival the larger site for traffic in some countries, but it isn't necessarily doing anything illegal.
She made clothes out of curtains and directed elaborate puppet shows, but most importantly, she taught Georg and his children to love again.
The low-budget, science-experiment-gone-wrong film explores the nightmare of coming back to life from the perspective of Zoe (Olivia Wilde), who's revived by her associates.
The unexpected pleasure of watching an awards ceremony in a language you don't understand
The drama, which sees a British soldier stuck behind enemy lines during the chaos of 1971 Belfast, lacks the moral complexity it strives for.
The star's heartfelt performances in his two latest films can't redeem the fact that his once-beloved archetype doesn't speak for America the way it used to.
While accepting his award, Graham Moore initially seemed to speak to the LGBT struggle. In truth, he ignored it.
The Academy Awards ceremony has never been particularly friendly to big displays of social advocacy. So what happened this year?
The Atlantic's film critic forecasts the winners who will walk the Dolby stage this Sunday, and tips his hat to the worthy candidates the Academy missed, but who shouldn't be forgotten.
It's unlikely to ever happen, but an Academy Award for archival legwork could help solve the growing awards-season problem of tearing down films for supposed inaccuracies.
Trust-fund babies and entrepreneurs are bankrolling auteur-minded films, with varying results—but at least they're not sequels.