Director Asif Kapadia’s excellent film asks if Winehouse, a beneficiary and fodder of the fame machine, ever really had a chance at survival
‘A Little Chaos’ Review: Alan Rickman Directs Kate Winslet and Matthias Schoenaerts in Lazy Feminist Fantasy
Just about nothing works in this period romance set against the landscaping of Versailles
Starring Thomas Haden Church, Lauren Graham and Robbie Amell, this dutifully educational children’s story looks and feels like a Disney Channel movie
Scott, Taylor Schilling, Jason Schwartzman and France’s Judith Godrèche play a pair of married couples flirting with swinging in a slight and stereotype-ridden romp
This indie darling offers plenty of whimsical charm, but its premise feels like an exercise in adolescent self-absorption
Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti co-star in this double-portrait of the genius behind the Beach Boys
Vikander (“Ex Machina”) shines in a swooning romance that gives way to a passionate portrait of an activist as a young woman
Despite spot-on observations about modern alienation, the turn from satire to rom-com doesn’t quite work in Andrew Bujalski’s latest
“Adrift” is a more fitting title for this unmoored and glacially paced star vehicle, which prizes exasperating inscrutability over effective storytelling
Clooney and Britt Robertson star in the film that mimics a roller coaster ride by making us wait far too long for too little payoff
Danner and co-star Martin Starr make for wonderful companions — and company — in an honest but never depressing film about old age
The second of two Yves Saint Laurent biopics — the one made without the approval of the designer’s estate — winds up being the more...
Joyless and perfunctory, this road-trip buddy comedy apparently replaced all its jokes with screaming
Despite boasting several important moral lessons, the period piece is more artificial than a polyester teddy bear stuffed with Splenda and Cheez Whiz — and...
War and peace duke it out in a universal tale about the resilience of humanity in times of conflict
Seen through Crowe’s beauty-seeking if exoticizing camera, the Turkey-set period epic asks difficult and urgent questions about war and masculinity
‘The Age of Adaline’ Review: Blake Lively Auditions for Another Vogue Cover in Gorgeous But Forgettable Romance
Lively’s never been better, but “Adaline” is more interested in what she’s wearing than what her character’s thinking
Domhnall Gleeson and Alicia Vikander co-star in a stylish and thoughtful directorial debut from Alex Garland
Christina Hendricks, Saoirse Ronan, Matt Smith, Iain De Caestecker and Eva Mendes star in a bombastic exercise in sadism that’s all bluster, no brains
A populist take on simian society and alpha leadership leads to an entertaining look at caste systems in the animal kingdom
Kal Penn leads an up-and-coming cast with Georgie Henley and Kara Hayward in an ambitious and timely film about a modern-day Salem witch trial
The biopic is a better study of Victorian times than a portrait of Effie Gray, who dawdles for much too long before planning her escape...
The veteran trio of Thomas Jay Ryan, James Urbaniak and Parker Posey steals the picture from the younger cast in a capper that’s faithful but...
It’s nowhere near as polished as “Silver Linings Playbook,” but “Serena” teams up Cooper and Lawrence in another romance with vision and sympathy for damaged...
The two make for a great comedy duo, but director Etan Cohen keeps pushing his film to the edge without finding its balance
David Robert Mitchell’s sophomore film reinvents horror by eschewing the genre’s common tricks
Director Hawke finds a fascinating subject — and adopts an overly respectful approach — in his portrait of a charismatic retired concert pianist with a...
An overly familiar premise takes a dark, degrading turn in a nasty, unfun film that’ll benefit neither Heigl nor Wilson’s careers
Kirby Dick’s follow-up to Oscar-nominated doc “The Invisible War” isn’t just a depress-a-thon, but also an inspiring chronicle of grassroots change
‘Drunktown’s Finest’ Review: Native American Drama Touchingly Reveals the Struggles Behind the Stereotypes
Director Sydney Freeland offers a rare glimpse into life on a reservation while treating her characters like people, not sociological specimens