Movie Reviews


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'Ferrari' Review: Penélope Cruz Dominates Michael Mann’s Biopic

Also starring Adam Driver and Shailene Woodley, 'Ferrari' is Michael Mann's best film since 'Collateral'.

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'The Iron Claw' Review: Zac Efron Delivers a Knockout Performance

Writer-director Sean Durkin has created a knockout of a film.

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'Society of the Snow' Review: A Gripping Take on a Devastating True Story

Technically immersive if a little narratively shaky at times, the year in cinema is still not complete until you see this film.

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'The Teachers’ Lounge' Review: You Won't Be Able to Turn Away

The Teachers’ Lounge provides a fantastically-realized and morally complicated look at the limitations of being the "good person" in a bad system.

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'Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom' Review: The Best and Worst of the DCEU

James Wan ends with DCEU not with a wet fart, but a reminder of what this universe did well and what it did poorly.

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'The Creator' Review: Gareth Edwards Takes a Stand for AI, Not Humans

The latest film from the director of 'Rogue One' is neither a masterpiece nor a complete misfire.

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'Migration' Review: Kumail Nanjiani & Elizabeth Banks Serve Big Duck Energy in Vibrant Family Comedy

Vibrant and fun visuals with an entertaining story make this Illumination feature stand out from its usual fare.

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'Maestro' Review: Bradley Cooper and Carey Mulligan Are Magnificent in Musical Portrait

Thankfully, 'Maestro' is not your typical biopic, despite what the trailer might have you think.

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'Memory' Review: Jessica Chastain and Peter Sarsgaard Are Devastatingly Good

Michel Franco's measured look at the lives of two people who seem to be strangers to each other breaks apart the soul before putting it back together.

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'The Color Purple' Review: A Necessary Musical Update That Sacrifices Some of the Story’s Power

Blitz Bazawule's adaptation of Alice Walker's novel is an optimistic approach to the source material, but loses some of the power along the way.

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Zack Snyder's 'Rebel Moon - Part One: A Child of Fire' Review: I Have a Bad Feeling About This

Snyder's worldbuilding falls flat and it's not hard to figure out why.

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'Finestkind' Review: Jenna Ortega and Ben Foster Sink in Bland Boston Drama

Also starring Toby Wallace and Tommy Lee Jones, 'Finestkind' is a mishmash of silly ideas and miscast actors.

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'The Zone of Interest' Review: Jonathan Glazer’s Haunting, Restrained Journey into Evil

Glazer's approach to the Holocaust film is wholly unique and undeniably terrifying.

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'Barbie' Review: Greta Gerwig’s World of Plastic Is Fantastic

Starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, Greta Gerwig turns 'Barbie' into much more than just a toy commercial.

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'Wonka' Review: A Shaggy Tale With Timothée Chalamet at Its Sweet Center

From 'Paddington 2' director Paul King, 'Wonka' finds the joy and optimism of this younger take on Roald Dahl's character.

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'The Delinquents' Review: A Twisty Heist Movie Unlike Any You’ve Ever Seen

Just when you think you know for sure where this film is going, it pulls the rug out from under you and leaves you pondering more expansive questions.

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'The Boys in the Boat' Review: George Clooney Should Stick To Acting

Those looking for a film worthy of this engaging true story will have to keep waiting.

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'The Family Plan' Review: Mark Wahlberg's Movie Is as Fun as a Divorce

Mark Wahlberg plays an assassin turned family man in this dull Apple TV+ movie.

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'American Fiction' Review: Jeffrey Wright Is Spectacular in Sharp Satire

Based on the novel by Percival Everett, this playful yet pointed feature debut from writer-director Cord Jefferson takes aim at modern storytelling.

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