Back to the Future II got a lot wrong about the world of 2015—but it got the most important thing very, very right.
R.L. Stine’s beloved children’s horror series cared equally about its boy and girl characters. The same can’t be said for the film adaptation.
A discussion about the new Star Wars trailer’s throwback imagery, its seemingly chaotic worldview, and the surprising neo-conservative approval for the Galactic Empire
Aaron Sorkin’s new film unwittingly reveals how male and female workplace relationships have changed for the better.
Guillermo del Toro’s new film is a haunted-house spectacular and a bodice-ripping drama rolled into one gory package.
Despite Aaron Sorkin's shrewd script, Danny Boyle's sharp direction, and a riveting performance by Michael Fassbender, the movie never quite gets under the skin of its protagonist.
Cary Fukunaga’s made-for-Netflix film centers on a child soldier drafted into an unnamed conflict in Africa.
Hollywood’s plan to reboot Die Hard with a younger actor in the role of John McClane is a sequel too far.
Movies, once inhabited mostly by the young and beautiful, are increasingly using older actors to challenge assumptions about aging.
Many films seek to dramatize the Red Planet’s harsh landscape as a romantic frontier, but The Martian is one that actually succeeds.
By balancing its epic score with ABBA and David Bowie, Ridley Scott’s film reimagines the final frontier as a place of whimsy, not wonder.
In a story in which everything goes wrong, the filmmakers and stars do everything right.
But the movie’s rise from a shelved failure to a cult hit to a beloved cultural staple is thanks to its dedicated groups of fans.
A new TV project helmed by the Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh could let audiences decide what happens next.
“Patriotic” cinemas will soon crop up across the country.
Denis Villeneuve's stylish, moody drug-war thriller begins as one film, before becoming another not quite as good.
In Nancy Meyers’s new film, Robert De Niro plays a wise old man who helps a start-up CEO played by Anne Hathaway find the right work-life balance.
In the world of Roland Emmerich’s ahistorical drama, LGBT liberation was not merely started by a “straight-acting” white man—it could only have been started by one.
Ridley Scott's plans for the new sequel/prequel have become Alien: Paradise Lost, which will join the other seven movies in the impossibly sprawling franchise.
The Austrian psychological thriller masterfully inflates the tiny horrors of the relationship between parent and child.