The satirical karate movie starring Jesse Eisenberg posits that these days, men do not have to dig deeply to find their inner brutes.
Four legs good, two legs completely bonkers
New movies from the writer-directors Lulu Wang and Diana Peralta explore complex questions about national belonging and communal responsibility.
Released 30 years ago, the star-studded melodrama has an uncomfortable message about people who choose to have children despite the medical risks.
With The Farewell, the writer-director Lulu Wang has made a bittersweet drama about her family’s choice to deceive one of their own.
Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista are a lovable odd couple in Stuber, an old-school buddy comedy made for 2019.
Jon Favreau’s CGI-heavy version of 1994’s animated classic uses a stellar cast—including Beyoncé, Donald Glover, and Seth Rogen—to uneven effect.
A writer contemplates how a film that imagines a 78-year-old John Lennon could actually be moving.
The comedian and rapper shines in Lulu Wang’s new film about a young woman who has to hide a painful truth from her dying grandmother.
A final twist reveals the film’s true villain—and offers a layered critique of the systems that bring superheroes to the screen.
“It’s folk horror, but it’s being given to you with the trajectory of a high-school comedy.”
Ari Aster’s follow-up to his wrenching debut renders the mundane gloom of a breakup as a Technicolor thriller.
Making a landmark documentary about LGBTQ Americans before 1969 meant digging through countless archives to find traces of a forgotten subculture.
“They didn’t know what to do with a Latina girl.”
In the fantastical Yesterday, the only person in the world who remembers the Fab Four takes the band’s music as his own. How the film reimagines an iconic oeuvre through a single voice.
The latest entry in Marvel’s Spidey franchise has a welcome bizarre streak, thanks to a perfectly cast new caped crusader.
Danny Boyle’s speculative film about a world without the Beatles has flashes of charm, but suffers from a forced, uneven script.
A new film captures the larger-than-life author in exceedingly human terms.
While the streaming service has taken over cinema, it’s important not to overstate the company’s virtues or downplay its vulnerabilities.
The Appalachia-set drama wastes an excellent cast on a superficial story about a snake-obsessed church.