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.
The former U.S. Representative Robert Mrazek’s first film debuted at the Sarasota Film Festival last week.
Karyn Kusama’s new film plays on the awkwardness of reuniting with old friends, but escalates into a terrifying thriller.
The teaser trailer for the first “Star Wars anthology film” promises a nostalgic thrill-ride.
The Melissa McCarthy vehicle is the latest comedy to fall victim to the pitfall of the pratfall.
A new look behind the scenes of The Force Awakens reminds of the many meta questions that go into a nostalgic modern blockbuster.
Miles Ahead captures the spirit and genius of the trumpeter Miles Davis in part by setting aside his legendary glamor.
Even before women won the right to vote, a slew of films from the early-20th century featured heroines who chased danger and adventure.
The increasing darkness of Superman, Batman, and their brethren are indicators of the American public’s anxiety.
“Everything is copy,” the writer used to say—unless it wasn’t.
The amount of recycled material in entertainment is frequently lamented, but it isn’t a new phenomenon.
Netflix’s Pee-wee’s Big Holiday features a 63-year-old man playing a boy who is struggling to become a man. It’s all a little too Cree-pee.
Jeff Nichols channels M. Night Shyamalan in this tense, focused mystery about a boy with extraordinary powers.