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Director Ben Wheatley delivers a perfect gangster caper with “Free Fire.” more

Apr 27, 2017 5:00 AM SCREENS

“Gifted” may rely on the extremely old-school lovable-orphan-and-adopted-parent template, but there’s a certain emotionally complex realism to both the performances and the storyline that lifts the film beyond the obvious and the cliched. more

Apr 20, 2017 5:00 AM Movies

Amy Adams is perfectly cast as a linguist charged with communicating with aliens in the soulful sci-fi wonder, “Arrival.” more

Nov 17, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

​“April and the Extraordinary World” is jaw-droppingly entertaining animated film that imagines an alternative world where electricity was never discovered. It opens April 22 at Sundance. more

Apr 21, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

A Puritan family cast out of their village face a supernatural threat in the pitch-perfect and terrifying genre film, “The Witch.” more

Feb 18, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

The Coen Brothers return to their comic roots in “Hail, Caesar!” a wacky period comedy set in 1950s Hollywood. more

Feb 4, 2016 5:00 AM Movies

Ron Howard’s new gale-force epic, “In the Heart of the Sea,” depicts a power struggle between man and nature, and it has some of the year’s most heart-stopping visual effects. more

Dec 17, 2015 5:00 AM Movies 1 Comments

In “Our Brand Is Crisis,” Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton square off as U.S. political strategists meddling in a Bolivian election. more

Oct 29, 2015 5:00 AM Movies

​“Straight Outta Compton” sizzles with the still-relevant rage of young black men repeatedly knocked down by a society that favors old, rich white guys over everyone else. more

Aug 21, 2015 9:00 AM Movies

“Spy,” the new Paul Feig/Melissa McCarthy comedy, succeeds with flying colors. more

Jun 4, 2015 11:30 AM Movies

It is a mind-blowing masterpiece of pure action cinema. more

May 21, 2015 10:45 AM Movies

Vladimir Putin's Russia -- brutal, carnivorous, delusional, but monstrously well-evolved for crushing both spirits and lives large and small -- is taken to task in this excoriating portrait of the state's omnivorous hunger for control. more

Mar 12, 2015 1:00 PM Movies

Lana and Andy Wachowski, directors/writers/fabulators of the "Matrix" trilogy and "Cloud Atlas," return with an old-fashioned space opera. more

Feb 12, 2015 2:00 PM Movies

Bears and marmalade have gone together like Pooh and honey ever since 1958, when U.K. author Michael Bond and illustrator Peggy Fortnum published their children's book "A Bear Called Paddington." more

Jan 22, 2015 2:00 PM Movies

James Gandolfini's wintry silences and bitter outbursts are just enough to merit seeing "The Drop", director Michaël R. Roskam's slice of crime life set in Brooklyn. In a way, this is Tony Soprano's swan song, but there's one important difference: He more

Sep 11, 2014 2:00 PM Movies

Scarlett Johansson is occasionally nude: That's all some moviegoers need know about "Under the Skin". They're in for a surprise, though: This is easily the most unique science-fiction movie to hit theaters in years. more

Apr 17, 2014 2:00 PM Movies

Mary Shelley, author of the classic 19th-century novel "Frankenstein: or, the Modern Prometheus", must be rolling in her grave. In the new "I, Frankenstein", hunky Aaron Eckhart is oddly cast as Dr. Victor Frankenstein's brutish creature. He isn't a monster so much as a dour, angsty dude. more

Jan 30, 2014 3:00 PM Movies