The creatures we get to know in ‘Born in China’ include a panda bear and her growing cub, living a solitary life; a young golden snub-nosed monkey.
‘Colossal’ is an outlandishly absurdist little creature feature. Sort of.
A likable British romantic dramedy about the boosting of morale during World War II.
‘Queen of the Desert,’ is a real-life chronicle of the life and career of Gertrude Bell.
With four Oscars among its three stars and a fondly recalled original as its template, this remake boasts all kinds of style going in.
Given that it’s a movie about a math prodigy, Gifted better add up. Happily, it does.
‘Ghost in the Shell’ is forever stopping in its tracks to give way to a gunfight.
‘The Boss Baby’ is “loosely based on a picture book” – now there’s a movie credit you rarely see.
There is plenty of potentially affecting material in ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife,’ and yet this period drama falls a bit short in impact and memorability.
‘Personal Shopper’ shops around for a genre and a premise, never quite deciding on either.
A six-member crew of scientists and astronauts on an international space station performs the successful capture of a space probe returning from Mars with a sample inside.
‘Song to Song’ is just as outrageously awful as his 2015 outing, ‘Knight of Cups.’
When Woody Harrelson is on his game, which is most of the time, he is a proficient actor in big parts and small, as easy to enjoy as he is to believe.
The Sense of an Ending is a British drama about a man who becomes obsessed with getting the unvarnished, detailed truth about a period in his past that he has spent a lot of time over the years not thinking about.
Is ‘Beauty and the Beast’ as entertaining, as entrancing, as satisfying as its predecessor? Well, no, not quite. But it’s close.
Even though Shirley MacLaine elevates the material through presence alone, ‘The Last Word’ strains credulity far too much of the time for any kind of comfort.
Everyone’s at least heard of King Kong. It was the 1933 original that spawned what eventually grew into a Kong-a line of giant-ape flicks.
‘Before I Fall’ is a drama, but like its predecessors, it uses the time-warp device to explore its characters.
With their golden statuettes at home and the adjective, “Oscar-winning,” permanently etched on their resumes, last week’s crowned stars move on with higher profiles and raised pay grades.
Table 19 is every wedding-reception-from-hell anecdote invited to one movie premise.
It’s not that he is a zucchini. It’s that he wants to be called Zucchini.
Overall, industry-wide totals for Oscars weekend were well below those of last weekend as well as those of a year ago.
Sunday evening at the internationally televised Oscar ceremony, nine of 2016’s best movies vie for the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Last time, we handicapped the ladies duking it out for Academy Awards on Sunday evening. Today we turn to the Oscar-seeking gentlemen.
With the glitzy, glamorous Academy Awards ceremony just a few days away, let’s take a ladies-first look at the races for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress.
The animated The Red Turtle is a silent castaway fable that explores our connection to the natural world.
The United Kingdom doesn’t come off so great in the cleverly titled A United Kingdom — about as well as the state of Virginia comes off in Loving.
The LEGO Batman Movie borrows from the Batman mythology to deliver a lighthearted Batman flick but with comedy and Lego.
Industry-wide Super Bowl Weekend totals were much lower than those of last weekend as well as those of a year ago.
‘Rings’ has a familiar ring to it. That’s because it’s the third offering in the supernatural-horror-thriller franchise launched in 2002.