John Wick gets even more stylish in fourth episode

A trip to Paris should be on everyone’s bucket list, even John Wick. The Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre — what better way to

A compassionate immigrant drama in ‘Tori and Lokita’

It’s one of the great ironies of cinema that many — not all, but many — of the most seemingly arthouse filmmakers make some of the most

U2 documentary marred by an oddball American

David Letterman joins Bono and The Edge in a new streaming documentary about U2 and one obvious question soon jumps out: What exactly is David Letterman

Idris Elba returns as Luther in grisly Netflix film

For anyone holding on to some latent hope that Idris Elba will be the next James Bond, I have some bad news: “ Luther: The Fallen Sun

Michael B. Jordan delivers a brawler in ‘Creed III’

It must be a daunting prospect to pick up a franchise on the third movie. Add in the pressure of following filmmakers like Ryan Coogler and Steven

Irish Oscar nominee ‘The Quiet Girl’ speaks clearly

Though gently restrained and delicately crafted, “The Quiet Girl” has managed to make plenty of noise. Colm Bairead’s modestly scaled drama, his narrative directorial debut, is

Con artists accumulate in the slinky ‘Sharper’

Almost invariably, we root for the con artist. Seldom does the ingenuity and cleverness of a good hustler, card sharp or con man not win

Fleeting joys in the sublime ‘One Fine Morning’

Like most things, the title of Mia Hansen-Løve’s “One Fine Morning” sounds better in French. “Un Beau Matin” doesn’t have that same rom-commy ring. But it’s

Whodunit ‘The Pale Blue Eye’ chills and satisfies

Grab a jacket or a blanket before you watch Netflix’s engrossing “The Pale Blue Eye.” I don’t care if you’re already in a warm place. You could

A grumpy Tom Hanks stars in ‘A Man Called Otto’

Sentimental tales about grumpy old men and American decline have, until recently, typically been the domain of Clint Eastwood. But in “A Man Called Otto,” Marc

‘Aftersun,’ ‘Banshees’ lead MDT/AP’s best films of 2022

1. The Banshees of Inisherin: Martin McDonagh’s film is a sharp, funny and utterly devastating work about the end of a friendship

Del Toro takes his ‘Pinocchio’ to very dark places

Let’s face it, “Pinocchio” has always been an odd choice for a children’s morality tale. Of course, lying is wrong. But that’s not the

‘The Inspection,’ boot camp from a fresh gaze

Elegance Bratton is certainly not the first person to turn to the military to fill a hole in his life. But the filmmaker also knew he

Wrenching and riveting, ‘The Son’ leaves you shaken

If you don’t have children, you will likely walk out of “The Son” shaken and deeply moved. If you do have kids, you may have to be eventually

‘The Menu,’ with Anya Taylor-Joy, serves up satire

What are we eating? A Rolex?” So quips Margot (Anya Taylor-Joy) in Mark Mylod’s “The Menu” as she waits with her date, Tyler (Nicholas Hoult),

A 1960s underground abortion network in ‘Call Jane’

In Phyllis Nagy’s “Call Jane,” Joy (Elizabeth Banks) is a 1960s housewife married to a defense attorney (Chris Messina) with a teenage daughter (Grace Edwards) and a

‘Descendant’ powerfully telescopes past and present

One of the best films of the year, Margaret Brown’s “Descendant” is, strictly speaking, about the discovery of the Clotilda, the last known slave ship. After

Romance, mystery in Korean noir ‘Decision to Leave’

An insomniac detective falls for a beautiful suspect in a suspicious death he’s investigating in “Decision to Leave.” This deceptively simple premise is stretched over two beguiling

In ‘Tár,’ Cate Blanchett is a maestro at work

Time is the thing,” says Lydia Tár (Cate Blanchett) in  Lydia, a world-renown conductor, is explaining her art as more than waving a baton around —

‘Smile’ turns twisted grin into bland horror flick

I have mostly frowny faces for “Smile,” a bluntly unsettling and blandly grim new horror flick that wrings as much mileage as it can out of a

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