War and peace duke it out in a universal tale about the resilience of humanity in times of conflict
‘Grounded’ Theater Review: Anne Hathaway Makes Tough Transition From Fighter Pilot to Drone Operator
Hathaway may be trying to bring her persona down a notch, but...
'Little Boy' Gets Belittled By Critics
Emily Watson, Kevin James and Tom Wilkinson co-star in the World War...
‘Little Boy’ Review: Faith-Based Drama Revisits Anti-Asian Racism During WWII
Despite boasting several important moral lessons, the period piece is more artificial...
This brilliant musical is a James Ensor painting drained of most colors, and the mix of John Kander’s riffs and plaintive ballads suit that dark...
‘Anesthesia’ Tribeca Review: Kristen Stewart, Glenn Close Star in Strong Ensemble of Interlocking Lives
Writer-director Tim Blake Nelson avoids sentimentality in a contemporary drama suffused with anger and vitality
This weak character study needed a stronger actor to play off Abigail Breslin and Joely Richardson
Seen through Crowe’s beauty-seeking if exoticizing camera, the Turkey-set period epic asks difficult and urgent questions about war and masculinity
Christian Borle pulls off the rare feat of appearing simultaneously sexy and ridiculous as a Renaissance rock star named Shakespeare
“Somewhere My Love” stands out as the relative quiet in a storm of gun shots and bomb detonations
This sequel has its share of thrills and laughs, but you can feel the requirements of franchise empire-building weighing it down
‘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
With all due respect to Renee Fleming, the real revelation is Douglas Sills, whose divo enters the pantheon of great and completely over-the-top comic creations
An indie comedy so generic it might as well come with a plain label and lettering in Comic Sans, “Adult Beginners” is more minor splash...
The play is to fathers what “Gypsy” is to mothers, and Lisa Kron and Jeanine Tesori have created a daddy who’s every bit as controlling...
Kevin James’ second outing as an intrepid security guard is getting nothing but harsh feedback from critics
There are more helicopter shots of casinos than there are laughs in this lifeless sequel
‘The Adderall Diaries’ Tribeca Review: James Franco and Ed Harris Confront Their Pasts as Father and Son
First-time writer-director Pamela Romanowsky adapts Stephen Elliott’s memoir of addiction and self-destruction into an intuitive film that sets small goals and meets them
Right from the opening song “I Whistle a Happy Tune,” we know we’re in the same confident hands that gave us Lincoln Center’s “South Pacific”...
This relationship between a journalist and an accused murderer may have unfolded in real life, but it doesn’t make the movie about them any more...
‘Finding Neverland’ Theater Review: Matthew Morrison Turns His Broadway Return Into Pure Child’s Play
Produced by Harvey Weinstein, this musical tale about J.M. Barrie’s creation of “Peter Pan” is kept magnificently low tech by director Diane Paulus
With an all-star cast including Hardy, Noomi Rapace, Gary Oldman and many more, “Child 44” turns a best-selling novel into a dreary, droning chore on-screen
An unfriendly ghost terrorizes high schoolers in a Skype chat room in a gimmicky yet effective computer creepshow
Fox’s breakout star returns to CBS drama in a surprising flashback role after her character’s death last season
This story of the beautiful bride’s plus-size sister could use more Melissa McCarthy and less Jenny Craig, but the circus around her rarely fails to...
There’s a lot of gay and Jewish anxiety in this new stage version, but not to worry. Everyone still finds the time to sing “Fidgety...
A trio of captivating performances helps keep the film grounded even when writer-director Olivier Assayas gets adrift in the plot
The “Drive” star’s screenwriting and directorial debut is getting hammered ahead of its opening weekend