The off-key casting of Annie disrupts a lively modern remake of the Broadway classic.
Ridley Scott’s latest film is a disappointment of epic proportion.
Angelina Jolie’s World War II survival drama is an endurance test in more ways than one.
Peter Jackson’s trilogy concludes with an enormous, but enormously hollow battle.
Jennifer Kent’s terrifying new horror movie convincingly argues that motherhood is a nightmare with or without storybook monsters.
Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz give impressive performances in Tim Burton’s best film in 20 years.
Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day return in a lazy comedy sequel.
Phil Lord & Chris Miller’s sequel to end all sequels plays just as great on home video.
The new documentary from Mick Foley, Morgan Spurlock and Tommy Avallone belongs on the ‘nice’ list.
Fred Topel reviews ‘Breathe,’ ‘Eden,’ ‘Faults,’ ‘From What Is Before,’ ‘Reality,’ ‘Self-Made’ and ‘Still Alice.’
Callous marketing is a tool for do-gooders and fascists alike in a modern blockbuster for a modern age.
The sequel to the beloved comedy has a meaner tone than the original and misjudges Jim Carrey’s motivations and fantasies. But Jeff Daniels is game.
The performances are good, but Clint Eastwood’s direction misses the mark.
‘The Gambler’ bets you’ll sympathize with Mark Wahlberg’s self-destructive protagonist. Then it stacks the odds against you.
Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest is a viciously funny film noir with an impeccable cast.
Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain star in a smartly acted crime drama that doubles as a gun control argument.
Eddie Redmayne makes for a great Stephen Hawking in a biopic that doesn’t make for a great movie.
Yakuza gangsters make their own movie in Shion Sono’s latest work of diabolical genius.
Disney’s animated superhero team will make you laugh, gasp, cheer and cry.
Nicole Kidman stars in a cinematic sleeping pill shaped like a high-concept thriller.