‘Creed II’ Review: Michael B. Jordan Gets Back in the Ring

Released in the middle of the prestige-movie season in 2015, Creed wasn’t just an anomaly among the Oscarbait-and-biopics circuit: It wondered whether a continuation...

‘Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald’ Review: Sequel’s Strictly for the Pottermores

So where were we? When we left off in 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, a Harry Potter prequel from J.K. Rowling herself,...

‘At Eternity’s Gate’ Review: The Definitive Portrait of Vincent Van Gogh

That dude could paint! There are biopics of artists that don’t ask more of an audience than that simple reaction. Not so with Julian...

‘Instant Family’ Review: Adoption Comedy Can’t Balance Sentiment, Satire, Sobs

This year has blessed us with a beautiful film about a longtime childless couple who suddenly find themselves grappling with the prospect of parenthood....

‘Widows’ Review: Four Women, a Heist and One Hell of a Ride

There are heist movies — and then there are heist movies directed by Steve McQueen, the incomparable artist behind 12 Years a Slave. Is...

‘Green Book’ Review: Odd-Couple Dramedy Is Timely Feel-Good Movie

Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), an African-American classical-trained pianist on a jazz-trio tour in a part of 1960’s America that’s not prepared to embrace...

‘Outlaw King’ Review: Bloody Epic Proves Chris Pine Is Brave of Heart

It starts with a close-up of a candle and ends with flaming debris being flung at a castle wall by a catapult — in...

‘Overlord’ Review: Your Basic WWII Soldiers vs. Nazi Super-Zombies Blockbuster

‘Fess up: You wanna see some Nazis get good and fucked up, don’t you? No, we’re not talking about the current plague of willfully ignorant...

‘The Grinch’ Review: You’re a Mediocre One, Mr. Grinch

Here’s the perfect, computer-animated holiday fun for kids of all ages — preferably under five, when bright, swirling colors are all we need to...

‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ Review: Claire Foy Is Ready to Kick Your...

For those who wanted more of the artful meditation on societal misogyny that David Fincher brought to his 2011 film version of Stieg Larsson’s...