Alan Moore’s classic 1988 story, Batman: The Killing Joke, was an inspiration for Todd Phillips’s grim new film—but not in the one way that really mattered.
The actor brings a shot of energy to a charming biopic about the legendary entertainer Rudy Ray Moore.
Even before its release, the film has sparked debate for two main reasons: the online fandom inspired by the character and fears of possible gun violence.
Bent on proving its distance from the comic-book-movie genre, Todd Phillips’s adaptation of a classic villain’s origin story is pompous, grim, and one-note.
Martin Scorsese’s upcoming gangster epic is very long, very good, and ideal for at-home viewing.
For its 45th season premiere, the venerable sketch show loaded up on celebrity drop-ins, to the detriment of its regular players.
From his early films with Pedro Almodóvar to Desperado, Shrek 2, and Spy Kids, the Spanish actor has always been an inventive and daring performer.
The actor’s portrayal of Judy Garland is compellingly personal, yet the film remains mired in a cliché narrative of the late star’s decline.
The firebrand stand-up comedian has critiqued “cancel culture” as the work of sensitive Millennials. But his own career is proof that he’s mistaken.
An autopsy of an awards show without the cohesion of an emcee
Alejandro Landes’s new film examines the strange existence of an isolated crew of teen soldiers living on a mountaintop.
James Gray’s new film, starring Brad Pitt, is a quiet, character-driven drama disguised as a grand adventure through the cosmos.
The second half of the Toronto International Film Festival featured some of the most hyped new titles of 2019.
The news that the show had hired its first Chinese American cast member was quickly overshadowed by reports that another new hire had a history of racist remarks.
John Crowley’s take on Donna Tartt’s hit 2013 novel sticks closely to its source material, but fails to capture what makes the story compelling.
Lorene Scafaria’s new film is a fabulous showbiz caper stuffed with great performances and elevated by an ingenious script.
First impressions of some of the festival’s buzziest films so far, including Knives Out, A Hidden Life, and Marriage Story
Leslie Jones’s departure comes just as the show enters a big election year, seemingly with few other cast shake-ups.
Oscar season is now under way, and TIFF will be a proving ground for highly anticipated movies such as Joker, Knives Out, and Harriet.
The follow-up to 2017’s adaptation of Stephen King’s demented opus plays like a superhero movie—for better or for worse.