The director Alex Garland’s followup to his debut feature Ex Machina is frequently a pleasure to look at, but lacks structure and coherence.
The director Ryan Coogler's addition to the Marvel pantheon is a superb genre film—and quite a bit more.
Another sequel so awful that it needs to be described in detail to be believed
The self-seriousness of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy and its imitators has finally given way to films that embrace the genre’s comic potential.
The perfectionist actor Daniel Day-Lewis stars as a perfectionist dressmaker in Paul Thomas Anderson’s thoughtful, intriguing film.
Steven Spielberg’s celebration of freedom of the press, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, is solid awards-season fare—but not much more.
Top picks from a surprisingly strong year for film
Like its immediate predecessor, The Force Awakens, director Rian Johnson’s installment trades a little too much on nostalgia. But it does so with cleverness, verve, and depth.
Featuring a marvelous performance by Sally Hawkins, Guillermo del Toro’s latest fantasy is a romantic fairy tale for grownups.
Full of wit, music, and color, this Día de Muertos–themed tribute to family marks a return to form for the studio.
Featuring standout performances from Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, and Sam Rockwell, the writer-director Martin McDonagh’s latest is one of the best films of the year.
The director (and star) Kenneth Branagh’s remake looks great but feels utterly unnecessary.
Marvel Studios' latest suggests the future of superhero movies may rely increasingly on embracing their inherent silliness.
A chilly, Nordic mood ultimately can’t save the ill-plotted adaptation of Jo Nesbø’s bestselling crime novel.
The filmmakers don’t want me to disclose very much about the movie. But I can say this: It's terrific.
Judi Dench is again marvelous as Queen Victoria, despite the film’s upbeat and ahistorical politics.
While the sequel shares some of its predecessor’s strengths, this installment of the comic-action franchise is broader and less original.
The writer-director Darren Aronofsky’s metaphor-rich horror movie is a work of amazing ambition—and definitely not for everyone.
The latest adaptation of Stephen King’s classic horror novel privileges CGI scares over dread and nuance.
Putting next to no effort into his films is the secret to sustaining his reputation.