A perceptive, benevolent documentary about a contemporary and particularly high-stakes rite of passage from young adolescence to manhood.
In a moment of vulnerability — to put it mildly — a young woman has a sexual encounter with a ghost and contracts an STD that can't be Googled in "Lace Crater."
If you look closely at the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch — they're jammed with so many tiny, tucked-away micro-portraits that you almost have to look closely at them — you'll see images that, you’d…
One of the year's most delightful moviegoing surprises, a quality family film that rewards young people's imaginations and reminds us of a time when the term "Disney movie" meant something.
In "Close Relations," subtitled "The Ukraine crisis, my family and I," prominent documentary director Vitaly Mansky uses the prism of his own extended family to explore contemporary divisions in…
A young couple’s relationship coalesces and fragments repeatedly, for cloudily motivated reasons, over the course of one fraught night in the diffuse and often frustrating third feature from Romanian…
In “Nerve,” a dark-heart-of-the-Internet thriller made with a glib pop-up glow, Vee (Emma Roberts), a high school senior in Staten Island who's the straightest girl in her clique (though she's cool…
Call it a rebirth: Matt Damon is back as Jason Bourne in the franchise's tough, "this time it's personal" fifth installment, titled, simply enough, "Jason Bourne." To the extent that the entire…
It is, quite simply, spellbinding: The Show That Lived Up to Expectations — and Then Some. Three years after J. K. Rowling announced her boy wizard would hit the stage, "Harry Potter and the Cursed…
Jonathan Pryce makes a strong case for Shylock’s infamous demand for a pound of flesh in Shakespeare’s Globe‘s gorgeously stylized production of “The Merchant of Venice.” But in order to pull off…
Based on British author Arthur Ransome's popular children's books of the 1930s and 1940s, "Swallows and Amazons" is, on the face of it, a fairly conservative film.