He’s still a movie star. But both of his latest films reflect an actor terrified of fading into obscurity.
The actor gives a listless performance in The Gentlemen, an unpleasant muddle of bigoted humor and tired clichés.
The film’s references to radical pedagogical texts can be read as a subtle rebuke of Brazil’s Bolsonarismo.
The annual film festival will kick off a new year in independent cinema this week.
Makoto Shinkai’s bold and charming Weathering With You is set in a world ending so gradually, people barely notice it anymore.
The author, who is an Academy Award voter, inadvertently captured why Hollywood’s biggest ceremony faces a diversity problem year after year.
The new film starring Robert Downey Jr. as a doctor who talks to animals is transfixing at times, if only because it’s such a disaster.
A lawsuit filed by Francesca Gregorini argues that the Apple TV+ series Servant shares eerie similarities with her 2013 film, The Truth About Emanuel.
Every year, plenty of excellent films are excluded from the awards-season conversation for reasons that have nothing to do with talent or artistry. This year is no different.
Todd Phillips’s Joker is the biggest contender in an Academy Awards race featuring a single actor of color and no female directors.
The biopic draws power from its faithful retelling of a man’s wrongful conviction, but risks seeming more like a news summary than a narrative work.
Kristen Stewart stars in a film that dares to ask the chilling question, “What if you were underwater and something really bad happened?”
The woman who helped topple Harvey Weinstein talks about what it cost her.
Mulan, Candyman, West Side Story, a new Christopher Nolan thriller, plus all the usual comic-book films
At the Golden Globes, the host told celebrities not to lecture about politics—as he lectured about politics.
Netflix’s biggest awards-season contender went home empty-handed last night. What does this mean for the Oscars race ahead?
The glittering ceremony took place on the eve of the Hollywood mogul’s criminal trial. You wouldn’t have known that from watching the show.
The kickoff to awards season was an evening that oscillated wildly between jovial bonhomie and current crisis.
Three fan-fiction writers dissect the divisive ending of the Disney trilogy—and the role of romance in the series.
Sam Mendes’s war drama is designed to look like it was shot in two long takes. But this technical accomplishment is wasted on a soulless film.