As the stories of Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse resurface again, the Brian Wilson biopic Love and Mercy tells of a tortured artist who lived.
Melissa McCarthy’s star turn as a CIA agent is funny, raunchy, and bursting with casual feminism.
The HBO show makes an extremely uninspiring transfer to the big screen.
The Kickstarter-funded action spoof has been a hit on YouTube, but is it the future of film or a sign of the industry’s demise?
Critics often interpret that the Tomorrowland director is an Ayn Rand-like individualist. But he just likes to tell stories about the frustrations of unbridled creativity.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is unfailingly solid in this preposterously silly but fun catastrophe movie.
The island has long been an idealized and exoticized location for American films, but Cameron Crowe’s new movie makes more of an attempt to understand it than most.
Some fans are complaining that Zack Snyder’s envisioning of the Man of Steel is too grim—but it’s less a departure than a return to the superhero’s roots.
As drone warfare becomes a more familiar concept in American life, anxiety about its ubiquity—and what it means for humankind—is being explored in film, theater, and music.
The George Clooney blockbuster is a clever, good-natured romp—until the preachy final act.
The Cannes Film Festival gets a stark, timely film about the African migrants seeking a better life by crossing dangerous waters.
The actor and self-proclaimed “poster child” for geekdom has accused Hollywood of infantilizing audiences, but it isn’t quite that simple.
At the Cannes Film Festival, the veteran French actor Vincent Lindon delivers a sterling performance in Stéphane Brizé’s low-key but devastating drama.
In HBO’s new biopic, Queen Latifah plays the iconic blues singer whose talent was matched by her fierceness.
The visceral, unexpected brilliance of Mad Max: Fury Road
The follow up to the unlikely 2012 hit about a misfit a capella group lacks the self-aware charm of the original.
In his debut film, the director John Maclean embraces tragicomedy to deliver a fresh take on an old genre.
The cult indie filmmaker and cartoonist Bill Plympton remains a faithful advocate of the traditional hand-drawn method, on display in his latest romantic dramedy Cheatin’.
Unfunny and unpleasant, the would-be dark comedy starring Jack Black fails on all counts.
According to a new Vanity Fair article, the director envisioned an Episode VII driven by teenage characters. But J.J. Abrams had different ideas.