movie review

Past Lives Is Tasteful, Understated, and Unconvincing

Celine Song’s directorial debut reaches for wistful romances but ends up just feeling calculated.
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Flamin’ Hot Has an Unintentionally Grim Message

This corporate fairy tale, directed by Eva Longoria, is resolutely feel-good in a way that starts to feel bad.
cannes 2023

Cannes Is Over. Now What?

The 2023 film festival has come to an end. Here are the movies to watch.
  1. movie review
    Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Is Ready to Be Consumed and ForgottenFighting robots are back, but does anyone really care?
  2. movie review
    Flamin’ Hot Has an Unintentionally Grim MessageThis corporate fairy tale, directed by Eva Longoria, is resolutely feel-good in a way that starts to feel bad.
  3. c’mon danny let’s go party
    Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling Leave a Life in Plastic for a Life of CrimeStarring in a period Ocean’s 11 prequel in Monte Carlo (Selena Gomez not included).
  4. now streaming
    The 12 Best Movies and TV Shows to Watch This WeekendA robot gorilla has entered the chat.
  5. let’s go party
    Breaking: Barbie Has Entered the Real WorldAnd she’s blasting PinkPantheress.
  6. sundance 2023
    A Complete List of Films Sold at Sundance 2023 (and Their Price Tags)MUBI takes on the sexy, gay “meta-comedy” Rotting in the Sun from Sebastián Silva.
  7. marvel cinematic calendar
    Marvel Knows What You’ll Be Watching Through 2026From Charlie Cox in She-Hulk, to Charlie Cox in Echo, to Charlie Cox in Daredevil: Born Again.
  8. tribeca 2023
    Robert De Niro’s Festival Will Hold a De Niro Con This FallA proud Martin Scorsese and an event-hopping Eric Adams helped deliver the news at Tribeca Festival’s private reception.
  9. tribeca festival
    12 Movies and Documentaries We’re Excited to See at Tribeca FestivalFrom a Rock Hudson documentary to a serial-killer buddy comedy to a live performance from Waitress’s Sara Bareilles.
  10. go go go yorgos
    Emma Stone Is in Her Frankenstein’s Monster EraYorgos Lanthimos, always doing the most.
  11. best of 2023
    The Best Movies of 2023 (So Far)This year has delivered a bounty of independent, meticulously assembled cinematic stunners along with actually good superhero movies.
  12. trailer mix
    Megan Fox Is Willing and Able to Beat Us All UpLights. Camera. Action! Action! Action!
  13. trailer mix
    Ayo Edebiri and Rachel Sennott Start a Fight Club to ‘Get Cooch’Desperate high-schoolers take desperate measures in Bottoms.
  14. the last time for real
    Hayao Miyazaki’s How Do You Live? Has No Trailer“This time we were like, ‘Eh, we don’t need to do that.’”
  15. the industry
    SAG-AFTRA Votes 97.91 Percent Yes to Strike AuthorizationSAG-AFTRA and AMPTP have until June 30 to reach an agreement.
  16. the birds
    Netflix’s Bird Box Is Migrating to BarcelonaWe vote the next one is set in Thailand … Oh wait, that’s just White Lotus.
  17. for miles morales stans
    Spider-Man: Beyond the Spider-Verse Is Coming to Our UniverseFine, we’ll wait nine months. If we have to.
  18. vulture lists
    Every Stephen King Movie, RankedThere have been more than 40 film adaptations of King’s work — how does The Boogeyman stack up?
  19. documentaries
    Louis C.K. Me Too Documentary Dropped by ShowtimeCaroline Suh directed the feature about the comedian’s return.
  20. fancasts
    Oscar Isaac Wants Pedro Pascal in the Spider-Verse“He should be a Spider-Person, like a cranky, old Spider-Person.”
  21. spidey!
    Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse Swings to $120.5 Mil Opening WeekendThe sequel to Tom Holland’s favorite Spider-Man movie has arrived.
  22. think pink
    Wait, Did Barbie Actually Cause an International Pink-Paint Shortage?It depends on who you’re asking.
  23. poor unfortunate soul
    Jonah Hauer-King Got Too Muscly for The Little Mermaid“We are not after the Incredible Hulk; we want a strong sailor boy.”
  24. layoffs
    Lightyear Director and Producer Who Saved Toy Story 2 Among Disney Pixar LayoffsThe same producer who saved Toy Story 2 by having a backup file has reportedly been laid off.
  25. movie review
    Past Lives Is Tasteful, Understated, and UnconvincingCeline Song’s directorial debut reaches for wistful romances but ends up just feeling calculated.
  26. endings
    Let’s Talk About the Cliffhanger Ending of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-VerseWhat’s next for Miles Morales? Sony and Marvel Studios may be working toward a similar goal from different ends.
  27. vulture lists
    Every Spider-Man Movie Villain, RankedMany excellent actors have tangled with Spidey, but which of these foes had you (almost) rooting for them?
  28. rust shooting
    Rust Settlement With Halyna Hutchins’s Family ApprovedThe cinematographer died on set after being shot with a gun held by Alec Baldwin.
  29. now streaming
    The 8 Best Movies and TV Shows to Watch This WeekendThwip!
  30. sanctuary
    Margaret Qualley and Christopher Abbott on Their Dominatrix ThrillerThe friends talk about their highly choreographed psychosexual farce Sanctuary and their roles in Yorgos Lanthimos’s forthcoming Poor Things.
  31. prowlin’ around
    Across the Spider-Verse’s Goofiest Cameo Was 13 Years in the MakingSpideys aren’t the only multi-versal variants that pop up in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.
  32. movie review
    Is a Movie Called The Boogeyman Allowed to Be This Bleak?Rob Savage’s Stephen King adaptation is visually compelling but narratively inert.
  33. cannes 2023
    Cannes Is Over. Now What?The 2023 film festival has come to an end. Here are the movies to watch.
  34. movie review
    The Joyous Spectacle of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-VerseAside from the “to be continued” ending, the new Spider-Verse is breathtaking.
  35. coming soon
    Dwayne Johnson to Star in Next Fast Movie After Making Up With Vin Diesel“HOBBS IS BACK. And he just got lei’d.”
  36. no jost zone
    Seth Rogen’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trailer Is Turtally FunTurts out for the boys.
  37. do it for the kens
    Ryan Gosling’s Got This Ken-ergy, ‘If You Will.’He can’t stop talking about the role he was born to play.
  38. my sequel sense is tingling
    Spider-Man Producers Tease Many, Many Spider-FlicksLive-action Miles Morales and Spider-Woman movies are coming.
  39. crime
    L.A. District Attorney Will Not Pursue Charges Against Armie Hammer“At this time, there is insufficient evidence to charge Mr. Hammer with a crime.”
  40. newsies energy
    SAG-AFTRA Prepares Its Troops for the FightThe stars of SAG urge members to vote “yes” on strike authorization.
  41. vulture lists
    Every Melissa McCarthy Movie, RankedShe hasn’t always found material worthy of her talents, but she always tackles it with gusto.
  42. vulture lists
    8 Essential Movies About the End of High SchoolWe tip our graduation caps to these senior-year films.
  43. coming soon
    Martin Scorsese Wants to Make Another Movie About JesusHe told the pope, so it’s pretty official.
  44. movie review
    Sydney Sweeney Is Unreally Great in RealityThe Euphoria star plays whistleblower Reality Winner in an HBO film that turns the actual FBI interrogation transcript into a thriller.
  45. vulture lists
    All of Robert De Niro’s Comedic Roles, RankedAbout My Father is just the latest in a long line of comedies for the actor.
  46. cannes 2023
    Anatomy Of A Fall Wins Palme d’Or at Cannes 2023Previous winners include Triangle of Sadness’s Ruben Östlund and Titane’s Julia Ducournau.
  47. remembrance
    Kenneth Anger Never Cooled OffBut the filmmaker’s renegade aesthetic is all over the mainstream, from Martin Scorsese to David Lynch.
  48. box office
    The Little Mermaid Splashes Its Way to the Box OfficeThe film is estimated to earn $120–130 million over Memorial Day weekend.
  49. tiktokstreet diet
    I Let TikTok Control My Viewing Habits for a WeekWhat I learned from watching every TV and movie clip that popped up on my “For You” page.
  50. vulture lists
    19 Great Movies About Terrible VacationsMaybe just stay home?
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