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

‘Angel Has Fallen’ and so has the franchise

There is a certain mindless pleasure in the “Fallen” movies. Watching Gerard Butler muscle his way through increasingly preposterous obstacles as a Secret Service agent can be

A memorably horrific wedding night in ‘Ready or Not’

Traditionally, weddings usually lead to some fun and games in the bedroom for the happy and exhausted couple. In the new horror-thriller “Ready or Not,” that’s definitely

In ‘Blinded by the Light,’ growing up with the Boss

After starring roles for Freddie Mercury (“Bohemian Rhapsody”), Elton John (“Rocketman”) and the Beatles (“Yesterday”), it’s Bruce Springsteen’s turn to join the mixtape that the movies have

‘Scary Stories’ is a likable Frankenstein of a movie

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is, likably, a Frankenstein of a movie that stitches together tales from the cultishly beloved 1980s book series by Alvin

Dog’s POV can’t carry ‘Art of Racing in the Rain’

The film adaptation of “The Art of Racing in the Rain” seems to have been designed by algorithm to maximize appeal for a certain demographic of women aged around

Ace cast commands in tense family drama in ‘Luce’

Be yourself is a loaded idea for any 17-year-old, but especially for one Luce (pronounced “loose”) Edgar, the title character of director Julius Onah’s riveting adaptation of

In Tarantino’s latest, a radiant Hollywood fable

Quentin Tarantino has, for a while now, been reminding us what’s so great about movies — or at least, what he thinks is so great about them.

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