‘Bad Boys for Life’ is kinda bad. Whatcha gonna do?

The third edition of the “Bad Boys” franchise starts as it must do: With a gleaming Porsche swerving at impossible speeds through Miami traffic under the expert

‘Dolittle,’ with Robert Downey Jr., is a disaster

Dr. Dolittle, who favored animals and shunned humans, was on to something. The century of human history since Hugh Lofting, in 1920, created his eccentric veterinarian

Marcus King stirs soul, rock, country on ‘El Dorado’

Marcus King’s solo debut is an enticing mix of deep soul, rock and country in the best Southern traditions. King, though just 23 years old,

Kristen Stewart can’t save ‘Underwater’ from sinking

Welcome to January, which, in terms of quality movies, is the worst, the lowest, the abyss. Actually, that’s pretty accurate when it comes to the latest,

Forget CGI. Dench is the special effect in ‘Cats’

There’s apparently enough groundbreaking technology used in “Cats” for NASA to send a rocket to unexplored parts of the universe — perhaps to a far-off planet where

‘Last Christmas’ isn’t the rom-com cliche it appears

Paul Feig’s “Last Christmas” looks every bit like your standard holiday romantic-comedy, but it has some surprises under its gauzy wrapping. Kate (Emilia Clarke) works in

‘Dark Waters’ plunges into ‘forever chemicals’

Todd Haynes’ “Dark Waters,” about the prolonged (and ongoing) legal fight to uncover the environmental damage of cancer-inducing “forever chemicals” and hold their corporate makers accountable, is

In ‘The Two Popes,’ a buddy movie investments

Believers of all religions can agree on one thing: the Vatican is an unlikely place for a bromance. The novelty of Fernando Meirelles’ “The Two Popes”

In ‘Knives Out,’ a whodunit for the Trump era

Rian Johnson’s “Knives Out” unravels not just a good old-fashioned murder mystery but the very fabric of the whodunit, pulling at loose threads until it has intricately,

‘21 Bridges’ puts New York on lockdown

  How excited James Brown would have been for “21 Bridges.” Take you to bridge? How about 21 of them? But I suspect even the Godfather of Soul would give

‘Ford v Ferrari’ is a very pleasant (fast) ride

Cops might do well to position their speed traps near movie theaters wherever the new film “Ford v Ferrari” is playing. They might fund their whole year’s

Eddie Murphy shines in vulgar, heartfelt ‘Dolemite’

For the amount of cursing, vulgarity and nudity in “Dolemite Is My Name ,” it might come as a surprise that it’s actually a rather sweet and

Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ is mature and melancholy

The runtime is the most boring aspect of Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman “ to dwell on. There is no question that three hours and 28 minutes

Pattinson and Dafoe shine in ‘The Lighthouse’

Enter “The Lighthouse “ at your own risk. This is a stark, moody, surreal and prolonged descent into seaside madness that will surely not be for

In ‘Mistress of Evil,’ Maleficent plays mom

For a moment, “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” seems poised to turn into a wonderful take on “Father of the Bride” only with fangs and wings. Princess

Class warfare depicted brilliantly in ‘Parasite’

Bong Joon-ho’s film “Parasite” starts in a dingy, half-basement apartment with a family of four barely able to scratch out a life. There must be no place

Banderas as Almodovar is a triumph of subtlety, wit

Don’t get that storyteller look,” film director Salvador Mallo’s elderly mother admonishes him at one point in “Pain and Glory.” It’s hard not to chuckle, because the

A yeti prompts a China travelogue in ‘Abominable’

Abominable” is just about the most cuddly piece of East-West synergy a corporation could dream up. The first co-production between DreamWorks Animation and the Shanghai-based Pearl

‘Downton Abbey’ film is stately but too safe

The “Downton Abbey “ movie isn’t exactly a movie. It’s more like another season of the popular “Masterpiece Classic” show that’s been condensed to 90 minutes instead

Jennifer Lopez steals the show in ‘Hustlers’

Hustlers saves all of its tricks for the end. It’s a banger of an ending, too, which is something that so few films manage to nail. The

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