The Big Sick Is the Best Romantic Comedy in Years—David Sims delights in Kumail Nanjiani’s warm, big-hearted summer film.
How Batman & Robin Changed the Superhero Movie for the Better—David Sims explains how the George Clooney-starring comic-book flop set Hollywood heroes on a new path.
The Film That’s Missing From the ‘Century’s Greatest’ Lists—Conor Friedersdorf praises Paolo Sorrentino’s 2013 movie The Great Beauty, which offers an unsurpassed meditation on a question that confronts all humans.
Face/Off Is 20 Years Old—Megan Garber remembers what might be one of the best and most absurd action movies of all time.
Transformers: The Last Knight Is More of the Same—Christopher Orr laments the loud and unpleasant fifth installment to the interminable series.
The Beguiled Is a Steamy but Restrained Thriller—David Sims reviews Sofia Coppola’s new Civil War-era film starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Farrell.
Did Hulk Hogan Neuter the First Amendment?—Sophie Gilbert dives into a new Netflix documentary that considers the dangerous ramifications of Bollea v. Gawker for the free press.
GLOW Is a Total Delight—Sophie Gilbert believes the Netflix show about a short-lived ’80s wrestling league for women is smart, funny, and subversive.