In "A Hologram for the King," Dave Eggers' seriocomic lament for the American Dream, a sad-sack businessman loses himself amid the shimmering sands and empty skyscrapers of a Saudi Arabian…
The annual unveiling of the Cannes Film Festival's official selection lineup is always cause for breathless anticipation and excitement — followed, immediately and invariably, by expressions of shock…
This chronicle of an epic clash between two equally worthy factions, led by Captain America and Iron Man, proves as remarkable for its dramatic coherence and thematic unity as for its dizzyingly…
Jim Jarmusch's "Paterson" and Bruno Dumont’s “Slack Bay” are in, Bertrand Bonello's "Paris Is Happening" is out, and a few other key titles remain too close to call as the Cannes Film Festival…
After all the other long-deferred sequels that have come and gone this year, "Barbershop: The Next Cut" can't help but feel like a model of form, durability and purpose.
Melissa McCarthy remains one of the most reliably funny actors alive — a truth that frequently rescues, but doesn't really redeem, this sloppy comedy.
The messy lives of young aspiring writers and the dysfunctional families that spawned them have long provided fertile if inevitably over-tilled material for many an independent filmmaker.
Woody Allen's "Cafe Society" starring Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg has been selected to open the 69th annual Cannes Film Festival. The film will make its world premiere in an…
The world needs another list ranking the Batman movies about as much as it needs more Batman movies.
An emotional portrait of a family tragedy and a slippery inquiry into the therapeutic properties of making art.
SXSW 2016 began with a moment of triumphant, traffic-stopping fanfare: President Obama was flown into Austin to deliver a speech about the onward march of technology and its potential to improve…