Ponte City, Africa’s tallest apartment block, is a mainstay of movies about the end of the world—but it was once an apartheid-era architectural triumph.
A roundup of all our best stories to get up to speed with the 89th Academy Awards
Zhang Yimou’s CGI epic again demonstrates the downside of movies tailored to a “global audience.”
The composer of films like Gladiator, Inception, and The Dark Knight has become so ubiquitous, he’s playing at Coachella.
Gore Verbinski’s new movie is among the most demented things produced by Hollywood in recent years.
A blow-by-blow recounting of an awful, retrograde sequel
The anarchic animated film brilliantly deconstructs pop culture’s angriest comic-book character.
They belong to one of Hollywood’s most derided subgenres, but is there any merit to films like Assassin’s Creed and Resident Evil?
There’s no puppy, but the sequel to the Keanu Reeves-starring cult classic understands what made its predecessor so great.
This strange sequel comes 15 years after the terrifying American remake of a Japanese horror classic.
The screen legend Robert De Niro plays a grumpy standup in Taylor Hackford’s interminable new film.
An epic drama of racial strife in 1940s Mississippi, a surreal ghost story, and a gay coming-of-age romance were among the hits of this year’s film festival.
Almost every winning actor gave a speech that, in some way, addressed the Trump presidency and his recent actions—signaling a new normal for Hollywood’s award season.
The latest Oscar-nominated film from Asghar Farhadi follows a couple whose relationship begins to fray as they’re acting in a production of Death of a Salesman.
The coming months in cinema aren’t just for superheroes and sequels.
Manchester by the Sea is the first film released by an online streaming service to get an Academy Award nod—mostly because the movie hasn’t premiered online yet.
The first feature from the Oscar-winning animator Michaël Dudok de Wit is a beautifully sparse meditation on the cycles of life.
The Hollywood-set musical took a record 14 nods in a list otherwise dominated by smaller, more intimate dramas.
Ken Loach’s new movie, which triumphed at last year’s Cannes Film Festival, is a Kafkaesque tale of one man navigating Britain’s welfare system.
In his new film, which features a brilliant performance from James McAvoy as a man with 23 personalities, the oft-derided director may have finally found a return to form.