Ahead of Avengers: Infinity War, the extended cinematic universe has been sweeping away its status quo—and questioning the very nature of superheroism.
Three Atlantic staffers discuss “Journey Into Night,” the Season 2 premiere.
Lucrecia Martel’s first narrative film in nine years follows an 18th-century Spanish official in charge of a remote South American colony.
William Friedkin’s new documentary, The Devil and Father Amorth, sees the director film a real-life exorcism while considering the legacy of his horror classic.
The best Saturday Night Live sketch in ages was a bizarre Les Misérables homage that recalled the show’s glory days.
The famed festival is trying to strictly define cinema as a theatrical experience, but it may be fighting a losing war.
Dwayne Johnson and a giant CGI gorilla headline this disaster flick, which doesn’t even really work as a cheap, fun watch.
Chiwetel Ejiofor is tremendous in this drama of a real-life Pentecostal minister who challenged his church’s orthodoxy.
Chloé Zhao’s second movie is an astonishingly confident portrayal of life among rodeo cowboys in South Dakota’s Sioux community.
The renowned Japanese director, who has died at age 82, helped found Studio Ghibli and made films like Grave of the Fireflies.
John Krasinski wrote, directed, and stars in this very effective horror film set in a world where making noise can be deadly.
Kay Cannon’s film—about three parents trying to stop their daughters from having sex—has a silly premise and surprising depth.
Though it’s not an easy watch, Andrew Haigh’s film is bolstered by wonderful performances from Charlie Plummer and Steve Buscemi.
The film re-creates the infamous 1969 car crash that Senator Ted Kennedy was in and that ultimately led to his passenger’s death.
Movies like Tomb Raider and Ready Player One are making more money in the world’s fastest-growing film market than they are in America. But numbers can be misleading.
Lynn Shelton’s new film centers on an uneasy relationship between an ex-con and the woman who helped free him from prison.
Aaron Katz’s stylish new film stars Lola Kirke, John Cho, and Zoe Kravitz as Hollywood denizens who get caught up in a whodunit.
Steven Spielberg’s nostalgia-packed adaptation of Ernest Cline’s novel loads up on sci-fi action while skimming over its fascinating, dystopic world.
When he said the streaming company’s films shouldn’t be eligible for Oscars, the director was also criticizing bigger problems with Hollywood.
In Season 5, the satirical show seems primed to dig into the ethical complications of being a tech CEO—at just the right moment.