The actor played revolutionary characters who made both Hollywood and American history—all while quietly undergoing treatment for the cancer that took his life at age 43.
The slow reopening of U.S. cinemas is being led by a mediocre action movie that grossed a mere $4 million in its first weekend. But it’s something.
A new documentary about a high-school civics experiment suggests that young Americans simply imitate the flawed electoral politics they see in their country.
In HBO Max’s An American Pickle, the actor plays both a Jewish immigrant from the 1920s who wakes up in 2020—and his great-grandson.
In 2010, Christopher Nolan released a movie that made him a filmmaking hero. His newest thriller could do the same and revive struggling theaters.
The country’s sluggish pandemic response has forced movie studios to release big movies, such as Christopher Nolan’s Tenet, abroad first—a highly unusual move for the industry.
A watchlist for comic-book-movie fans and art-house obsessives in search of new, great cinema
These dirt-cheap productions are making money, finding eager audiences, and garnering critical praise during a largely dead box-office season.
A closer look at his biggest movies reveals the many dimensions of a man best known as a fierce action hero.
The new Hulu movie is about feeling endlessly trapped—and finding happiness anyway.
Gina Prince-Bythewood talks about her new superhero film, Netflix’s The Old Guard, and how women are changing the genre.
Disney+’s filmed version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical feels dated, timeless, and vital all at once.
The ambitious sequel once again forces players to confront their own brutality. But to what end?
Netflix’s Eurovision Song Contest succeeds because it’s both sincere and satirical. Also, it has invisible elves.
Jon Stewart on his new satirical film, Irresistible, and the simplistic narratives that fuel the U.S. political system
The screenwriters behind Spike Lee’s new film discuss the story’s unexpected evolution into a rare Vietnam War movie about black veterans.
Judd Apatow’s latest movie goes light on laughs as it confronts the traumas that stop people from growing up.
Da 5 Bloods is a searing Vietnam War epic that speaks to this moment—and it’s on Netflix, so viewers can revisit it again and again.
Judd Apatow on making a dramatic movie that feels fitting for the current moment: “It’s about trauma, first responders, how families deal with loss.”
A new movie out on Hulu gives the writer Shirley Jackson the unsettling and incisive cinematic treatment she deserves.