In Disney’s Jungle Cruise, the actor plays a typical hero—and ignores the qualities that make him so magnetic on-screen.
The director Tom McCarthy is known for subtle, well-acted character films that take surprising narrative turns. His latest work is no exception.
David Lowery’s film starring Dev Patel is a dreamy piece of high fantasy that turns an age-old tale into something to be puzzled over anew.
In Old, the director confronts the everyday, existential terror of life passing by too quickly.
Putting brand-new movies on streaming services might seem great for viewers. But in the long run, it’s bad for everyone.
The actor may have retreated from the mainstream, but his latest film is a reminder that he’s always been a magnetic screen presence.
The new film starring LeBron James is a blatant attempt by Warner Bros. to be as beloved and recognized as Disney.
Chloé Zhao’s Oscar contender about one woman’s itinerant life speaks volumes about this country’s myths of self-sufficiency.
With the intimate, Oscar-tipped Nomadland streaming tomorrow and the Marvel epic Eternals set for the fall, this might be the filmmaker’s big year.
Lee Isaac Chung’s warm family drama is about the bittersweet journey to find independence in a land of plenty.
Shaka King’s crime thriller about a Black Panthers leader and the man who betrayed him is set in the 1960s but resonates today.
Here are the most exciting works to come out of the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
The director Shaka King thought that his star-studded new film, Judas and the Black Messiah, would be an easy sell for studios. He was surprised.
The show’s first episode back after a chaotic six weeks in American politics was the equivalent of a giant shrug.
A24’s Saint Maud is a confident directorial debut that will keep viewers guessing until the last minute.
In The Little Things, the actor returns to the kind of role that helped make him a movie star.
The latest round of big-movie delays is good news for the industry and viewers alike.
Locked Down has the air of a homework assignment completed the morning it was due.
“I’m a massive fan of cinema, but sometimes you have to go where the people are,” the Oscar-winning Small Axe director told The Atlantic.
Thanks to the pandemic, this list is more familiar and tentative than most annual film previews.