A star-making turn for Eve Hewson in the feel-good ‘Flora and Son’

John Carney, the Irish filmmaker of “Once,” “Sing Street” and “Begin Again,” makes the movie version of “three chords and the truth.” His films, unabashedly earnest,

‘Cassandro,’ with Gabriel Garcia Bernal as a liberated luchador, is a winner

Anyone who has eagerly followed Gabriel Garcia Bernal since his breakthrough roles in “Amores Perros” and “Y tu mamá también” likely never foresaw him one day

Pinochet as a vampire in surreal, frightening ‘El Conde’

The Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet is not dead in Pablo Larraín’s “El Conde.” He is instead a 250-year-old vampire living in semi-exile and wishing for

Gal Gadot turns superspy in ‘Heart of Stone’

It’s turning out to be quite a summer for superspies and supercomputers. A month after the action feast of “Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part

‘Bottoms’ is a gonzo gay high-school comedy that comes out on top

The rites and rituals of the raunchy high-school comedy can be as prescribed as a class syllabus. But what makes Emma Seligman’s “Bottoms” such an anarchic thrill

The movie version of a beach read arrives in Amazon’s ‘Red, White & Royal Blue’

Red, White & Royal Blue “ is a harmlessly enjoyable fantasy rom-com. It’s not Nora Ephron or Nancy Meyers, nor is it really trying to be. It’s

Horror flick is a hand-some high-five for twin Australian filmmakers

You’ve got to hand it to the Philippou brothers. They’ve taken an old horror cliche — a severed hand — and made something worth, well, applauding.

Passion and love get messy in Ira Sachs’ smoldering ‘Passages’

If you’ve been wondering where all the sex has gone from the movies, you’re in luck: The new film “Passages” does not hold back in depicting

A bomb and its fallout in Christopher Nolan’s ‘Oppenheimer’

Christopher Nolan’s “Oppenheimer” is a kinetic thing of dark, imposing beauty that quakes with the disquieting tremors of a forever rupture in the course of human history. “Oppenheimer,”

Musical theater meets mockumentary in ‘Theater Camp’

Among the low-hanging fruits of satire, sleepaway theater camps would dangle about as low as social-media influencers and Def Leppard cover bands. But “Theater Camp,”

‘The Lesson’ provides a spicy literary thriller

The egos are as vast and thorny as the gardens on the lush estate of a prominent author in “ The Lesson,” an entertaining and erudite

Harrison Ford gets a swashbuckling sendoff in ‘Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny’

The magic of Indiana Jones belongs wholly to Harrison Ford. Apparently, he doesn’t even necessarily need Steven Spielberg behind the camera, though, to be fair, the

Movie Review: A fantasy adventure with riot-grrrl energy in ‘Nimona’

A powerful, shapeshifting teenage girl and a disgraced knight-in-training suspected of killing a beloved queen are at the heart of “ Nimona,” a vibrant and irreverent animated adventure

The giddy splendor of ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse’

Let’s get this upfront: “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” was the best comic-book film of the last decade. With an animation blizzard blown straight in

‘About My Father’ is a messy, limp rom-com with Robert De Niro as bait

If you were to resurrect the tired storyline of a young couple having to meet their partners’ parents and were looking around for someone to play

Smelling dirt with Joel Edgerton in Schrader’s murky ‘Master Gardener’

Paul Schrader plants the seeds of an intriguing melodrama in his latest creation “ Master Gardener.” Sigourney Weaver is a wealthy dowager with a stately name

In ‘Still,’ Michael J. Fox movingly tells his story

I’ve always liked Michael J. Fox and always will. I suspect most people feel the same way. That’s surely partly because, as Marty McFly in

‘Beau Is Afraid’ is stuck in a one-note nightmare

Beau may be afraid but Ari Aster certainly isn’t. Of the many words used to describe the writer-director’s previous two films — “Hereditary” and “Midsommar”

‘Polite Society’ is a punk blast of pure delight

Coming-of-age comedies about young protagonists with esoteric dreams are not exactly a rarity. What is less common, though, are films as spirited and charming as Nida

Blood sloshes and Nicolas Cage feasts in ‘Renfield’

“Renfield” is not Nicolas Cage’s first blush with a vampire. In 1988’s “Vampire’s Kiss,” he played a New York literary agent who thought he was

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