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.
In a bland and forgettable new film, Michael Keaton plays Ray Kroc, the cut-throat businessman behind the McDonald’s franchise.
The headliner at Donald Trump’s inauguration co-wrote and starred in an abysmal 2008 vanity project that nonetheless presents an occasionally interesting self-portrait of red state America.
The film is poised to gross at least $100 million on a comparatively small budget—yet another reminder that audiences will pay to see diverse stories.
Mike Mills’s film is an emotionally smart story about a 15-year-old boy who comes of age with the help of three offbeat women.
Ben Affleck’s follow-up to the Oscar-winning Argo struggles to tell a grand story of Prohibition-era crime in Boston and Tampa.
Peter Berg’s latest re-creation of real-life events again stars Mark Wahlberg, this time at the center of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
Movies about brilliant scientific or mathematical minds often focus on their subject’s ego—not so with a new film about three African American women who worked at NASA in the ’60s.
Jim Jarmusch’s new film stars Adam Driver as a bus-driving poet.
The HBO documentary is a charming, poignant snapshot of the late actresses and their complex relationship.
The OA, Westworld, Stranger Things, and other recent works toy with the idea of multiple realities—and bring the thrill of new religion.
There will be sequels, superheroes, and Star Wars, but there’s plenty more on the horizon, too.
The Atlantic looks back at key cinematic moments in 2016, this time Andrea Arnold’s electrifying road movie.
The Atlantic looks back at key cinematic moments in 2016, this time David Mackenzie’s pulpy West Texas bank-robber drama.
The Spanish auteur has been accused of making films with misogynistic themes. But too infrequently have critics considered an important factor: the director’s sexuality.
The Atlantic looks back at key cinematic moments in 2016, this time Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg’s documentary about the titular, doomed politician.
The iconic actress, writer, and comedian—who died at the age of 60—was the kind of star Hollywood only sees once in a lifetime.
In a franchise first, Rogue One’s soundtrack isn’t helmed by the legendary composer.