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Review: BANDIT, Robbing Banks For Fun and Profit

Josh Duhamel, Elisha Cuthbert, Nestor Carbonell and Mel Gibson star in the amiable tale of a record-breaking bank robber, directed by Allan Ungar.

Review: THE GREATEST BEER RUN EVER, A Lesson in Timeliness

Zac Efron stars in a Vietnam War comedy from director Peter Farrelly that strains to be taken seriously, streaming on Apple TV+.

Review: SIDNEY, A Portrait of the Artist as a Black Man

Directed by Reginald Hudlin, the documentary for Apple TV+ captures the development of a cinematic legend.

Review: ANDOR Has the Potential to be One of the Best STAR WARS Series So Far

Five years before a ragtag band of rebels stole the plans to the first Death Star during the Battle of Scarif one of the heroes of the day, Cassian Andor, was scraping together a living on the planet of Ferrix....

Review: SECTION 8, More Than the Sum of Its Tasty Action Parts

Ryan Kwanten, Dolph Lundgren, Dermot Mulroney, Scott Adkins and Mickey Rourke star in a potent action thriller, directed by Christian Sesma, opening in theaters and streaming on AMC+.

Review: GOODNIGHT MOMMY, Irritable Mother Syndrome

Naomi Watts stars in an uneven remake, now streaming globally on Prime Video.

Opening: GOD'S COUNTRY, Alone and Besieged

Opening in more than 500 U.S. theaters tomorrow (Friday, September 16), God's Country stars Thandiwe Newton as a professor "living and working in a rural college town." Stop right there. You had me at Thandiwe Newton. For those who need...

Review: PEARL, Style Meets Substance in Ti West's Stellar Slasher Prequel

After rededicating himself to horror with this spring’s marvelous sexy slasher X, Ti West is already back with Pearl, exploring the origin of the previous film’s deadly romantic killer. Where X reveled in the slasher aesthetic made so popular in...

Review: MOONAGE DAYDREAM, Intense, Fitting Sonic Experience of David Bowie's Legacy

See it big and see it loud. It's one of the best moviegoing experiences of the year.

Review: BECOMING ICONIC: JONATHAN BAKER Wrestles With Filmmaking

Filmmaker Jonathan Baker opens up about the perils and pleasures of making his debut feature. Now streaming on Fandor.

Toronto 2022 Review: THE WOMAN KING, A Grand Epic of Women in Action

Viola Davis and Lashana Lynch star in Gina Prince-Bythewood's action epic.

Review: CLERKS III, A Requiem For The Askewniverse

It’s been a long road for Kevin Smith. His 1994 low-budget slacker comedy Clerks made him an immediate star in the indie film world, status that he would harness to spend a decade making bigger and more ambitious projects. But...

Now Streaming: In PINOCCHIO, Wood Becomes You

Tom Hanks, Benjamin Evan Ainsworth and Joseph Gordon-Levitt star in a new live-action/CGI adaptation, directed by Robert Zemeckis, now streaming on Disney Plus.

Review: BARBARIAN, Hell Really Is Other Airbnb People

Nothing says "stranger danger” like showing up at an out-of-town Airbnb in the middle of a downpour, finding entry into the rental blocked, the owners unavailable to take your frantic phone call, and someone else already inside, enjoying the warmth...

Review: TINY CINEMA, Big Movie

Tyler Cornack directed the hilarious horror-comedy, best approached cold.

Ana Lily Amirpour Unleashing MONA LISA AND THE BLOOD MOON Trailer: Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

Ana Lily Amirpour's newest feature film, Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon, will be unleashed upon U.S. theaters on September 30. Watch the trailer below, then plan accordingly. The filmmaker caught everyone's attention with the extremely striking A Girl Walks...

Naomi Watts in GOODNIGHT MOMMY Trailer: Our Little Secret

My primal reaction when watching Goodnight Mommy was extreme unease and discomfort. Directed by Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala, the mysterious thriller left me feeling emotionally drained after its screening at Fantastic Fest in September 2014. My fellow writer Pierce...

Review: MANEATER, Hungry, Hungry Shark

Nikki Whelan, Shane West and Trace Adkins star in a thriller, directed by Justin Lee.


Are you one of them? Some of my best friends adore The Lord of the Rings -- the books, the movies, the comics (were there comics?), the prequels, the spin-offs -- and I am certain that many readers are also...

THE INSPECTION Trailer: Identity and Belonging

I have no earthly idea why anyone would want to volunteer for military service, but The Inspection gives valid and understandable reasons why one young person chose to do so. Inspired by events in his own life, Elegance Britton has...