A tour de force in the wrong direction.
Sam Mendes sends 007 into a battle that’s not just Bondian — it’s Oedipal, it’s biblical. And it’s absolutely thrilling.
Spielberg should make a prequel to this movie.
Soap operas featuring musicians are in a different league than all the rest.
No actor is as brilliant, or as cunning, as Denzel Washington at portraying superhuman coolness and the scary prospect of its loss.
David Edelstein vs. Kathryn Schulz ... GO!
Where's Morgan Freeman when you actually need him?
A sexual coming-of-age movie. For a 38-year-old man in an iron lung.
Director Léos Carax is incapable of an impersonal shot.
When a genre comes to consist principally of movies like this, then it’s time to find some other way of getting your jollies.
Ben Affleck mashes up political thrills with movie-business satire in his new film.
Rated PG-13, this sequel could have done with a tad more splatter.
So much nature.
It's the year’s most exhilarating pick-me-up.
You must remember this: The fundamental things don’t apply as time goes by in the ballyhooed time-travel thriller Looper.
Eastwood plays an aging baseball scout in this formulaic drama.
Emma Watson stars in this exquisite adaption of the best-selling YA novel.
A piece of stark, often abrasive American mythmaking.
Plagiarism’s all the rage-arism in this Bradley Cooper film.
This autobiographical monologue-film stars and is directed by funnyman Mike Birbiglia.
Two films in which girls talk dirty.
John Hillcoat's latest is dead weight: listlessly classical and then bludgeoning.
This film is a rare bird — one that pretends to be nothing more than it is.
Our movie, TV, music, and book critics each choose five.
Fluidity, choreography, patterns of flux within the frame — none of these interested him as much as fractured montage.