Zhang Yimou’s CGI epic again demonstrates the downside of movies tailored to a “global audience.”
A blow-by-blow recounting of an awful, retrograde sequel
The first feature from the Oscar-winning animator Michaël Dudok de Wit is a beautifully sparse meditation on the cycles of life.
In his new film, which features a brilliant performance from James McAvoy as a man with 23 personalities, the oft-derided director may have finally found a return to form.
The headliner at Donald Trump’s inauguration co-wrote and starred in an abysmal 2008 vanity project that nonetheless presents an occasionally interesting self-portrait of red state America.
Martin Scorsese’s new film about Christian missionaries in 17th-century Japan is a powerful work that is in part undone by the director’s own passion.
High-concept sci-fi? Interstellar romance? Pulse-pounding thriller? The space-castaways movie starring Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt is a little of each—and a lot of nothing.
From Moonlight and Arrival to Moana and Don’t Think Twice, the films that made waves this year, and some that may have gone unnoticed
The first Star Wars “anthology” spin-off tries to stand on its own, and succeeds intermittently.
Damien Chazelle’s magnificent musical pays homage to Old Hollywood while fully embracing its present.
The studio’s latest may tell a conventional story, but thanks to stunning CGI visuals, songs co-authored by Lin-Manuel Miranda, and a standout turn by Dwayne Johnson, it’s an absolute delight.
Tom Ford's second feature displays the same emphatic style as A Single Man, but it never quite penetrates beneath its beautiful surfaces.
J.K. Rowling's latest journey into the world of Harry Potter is a spinoff, but not a knockoff.
The alien-contact movie, starring Amy Adams and directed by Denis Villeneuve, is the best film of the year so far.
Though it boasts first-rate special effects, Marvel’s latest suffers from a dour tone and flat performances.
Tom Hanks returns for the third adaptation of Dan Brown’s bestselling novels, but apart from the scenery there’s little to get excited about.
The Ben Affleck vehicle about an autistic action hero begins promisingly—and then falls completely apart.
Tipped as an early Oscar frontrunner, the film has been clouded with controversy in recent months.
Tonight marks the season-three debut of Amazon’s tremendous series Transparent. If you haven’t been watching, you have made a grievous…
Though Denzel Washington has his moments in the lead role, Antoine Fuqua’s remake is uninspired and unnecessary.