An intriguing tale from the “Fault in Our Stars” author reminds us that cool kids struggle to live up their own legends
If a sci-fi movie feels like a rip-off of the 1960s classic “Seconds,” does that make it “Thirds”?
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
A child conquers cancer, becomes a miniature Batman, saves San Francisco, and makes the viewer’s day in this film that should leave audiences with a...
T-800’s “I’ll be back” promise becomes a curse 31 years later in flimsy fifth film of interminable franchise
Mark Wahlberg’s portrayal as catnip to women suffers diminishing returns while Amanda Seyfried must endure endless Gollum jokes
A sense of the absurd livens up this saga of the little yellow henchmen, thrust into the spotlight after two “Despicable Me” movies
This narco-drama is full of tension and buoyed by involving performances by Del Toro and Josh Hutcherson
This vibrant film is a bit of a mess, but it’s a beautiful one
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
Director Antoine Fuqua’s entertaining riches-to-rags-and-back saga could have been made in 1935 – not that that’s a bad thing
TheWrap’s film critic Alonso Duralde rates all the animation studio’s features, placing this week’s “Inside Out” in the top half
With heroes Joy (Amy Poehler) and Sadness (Phyllis Smith), this beautiful, moving animated epic will make you feel lots of feelings
‘The Face of an Angel’ Review: Michael Winterbottom Tells the Amanda Knox Story, With Apparent Reluctance
The director of “24-Hour Party People” makes a film you won’t want to see about a director, played by Daniel Brühl, who doesn’t want to...
This indie darling offers plenty of whimsical charm, but its premise feels like an exercise in adolescent self-absorption
Critics are divided, praising the film’s action while slamming its lack of depth
Tim Appelo: I’d rather re-watch Elton John’s “Gnomeo & Juliet” 110 times
Newbie to the franchise Alonso Duralde and longtime fan Tim Appelo offer their respective takes on the big-screen continuation of the HBO series
Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti co-star in this double-portrait of the genius behind the Beach Boys
Starring in a second adaptation of a graphic novel by Posy Simmonds, Gemma Arterton cuts Flaubert’s heroine a little slack
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
The characters in Cameron Crowe’s latest film are sketchy at best, and the dialogue that comes out of their mouths never rings true
One can only imagine what disaster-meister Irwin Allen might have done with 21st century CGI effects, but this destruction saga gives us a pretty good...
“Adrift” is a more fitting title for this unmoored and glacially paced star vehicle, which prizes exasperating inscrutability over effective storytelling
This adaptation of a British novel boasts the voices of Hailee Steinfeld and Kiernan Shipka and the lush visuals you’d expect — but the narrative...
Paper’s film critics will no longer offer their take on every movie opening in NYC
Paolo Sorrentino’s new film is both daring and traditional, realistic and absurd