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Thu, 20 Apr 2017 23:01:32 EDTMatt Tyrnauer’s documentary evokes the immortal combat between writer-activist Jane Jacobs, and Robert Moses, the relentless titan of urban renewal.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:45:15 EDTLydia Tenaglia’s documentary profiles one of the central figures of the American food movement.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 09:44:23 EDTThe latest entry in the high-horsepower series goes nowhere in a vrooming hurry.
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 16:22:50 EDTThe true-life tale of lost Amazon explorer Percy Fawcett loses its dramatic way.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:19:06 EDTA surgeon betrays his principles to make sure his daughter succeeds on a crucial exam.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:18:19 EDTA terminally ill man receives a visit from an old friend who helps him accept his fate and find a home for his beloved dog.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:17:53 EDTThis 19th-century tale of love and rivalry celebrates legendary father-son golfers.
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:55:56 EDTThis scintillating British comedy turns on the making of a dubiously inspirational propaganda film during the Blitz.
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 12:48:53 EDTAfter the Luftwaffe bombs the Warsaw zoo in 1939, the heroine of the title tends to the surviving animals while helping to save the lives of hundreds of Poland’s Jews.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:43:47 EDTA documentary looks at trumpeter Lee Morgan, the wife who loved him and the New York jazz scene of the ‘50s and ‘60s.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 22:51:31 EDTMartian soil samples contain a lifeform that portends bad news for a space station’s crew.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:50:22 EDTAfter the Great War, a Frenchman’s surprising gesture of reconciliation leads to the beginnings of a romance.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:49:56 EDTAn unborn baby sends her mother on a killing spree in a debut feature starring Alice Lowe, who wrote and directed.
Sun, 19 Mar 2017 15:25:18 EDTDisney’s erratic remake substitutes grandiose spectacle for enchantment.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:51:06 EDTHirokazu Kore-eda’s new drama asks why dreamers don’t fulfill their dreams.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 21:27:25 ESTJulia Ducournau’s shocking first feature follows a veterinary student who turns to cannibalism; starring Garance Marillier and Ella Rumpf.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:36:36 ESTKristen Stewart stars as a personal shopper trying to connect with her recently deceased twin brother in Olivier Assayas’s creepy ghost tale.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 19:43:42 ESTThe outsize ape returns in an effects-heavy feature set in the Vietnam era; directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, starring Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John C. Reilly and Tom Hiddleston.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 10:19:19 ESTHugh Jackman is back as the mutant Wolverine, a good soul in torment out to help the dying and protect the innocent
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 14:50:53 ESTOctavia Spencer stars as the Almighty in this tale of a father coping with the death of his youngest child.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 14:50:30 ESTA popular senior in high school relives Valentine’s Day over and over again until she becomes a better person.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 23:14:27 ESTReviving Julio Bracho, a Mexican director both versatile and prolific, with a keen visual sense and a flair for passionate characters.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:33:49 ESTJordan Peele’s debut feature mixes laughs and chills at the intersection of horror and race.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 18:05:50 ESTSwitzerland’s entry in the animated-feature category of this year’s Oscars is set in an orphanage where kindness is the norm.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:26:49 ESTMatt Damon stars in this medieval saga as a sharp-eyed European archer helping Chinese soldiers defend against zombified beasts.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:02:31 ESTIn Gore Verbinski’s new gothic horror film, a staffer at a financial services firm must find his boss in a sinister Swiss spa.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 11:51:26 ESTThis animated sendup of comic-book epics includes a neurotic Batman, a needy Joker and a desperate Dick Grayson
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:21:48 ESTA look at Istanbul’s feline population and its special bond with the city’s human inhabitants
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:21:18 ESTIn the late 1940s, a young black king returns from England to his native land in southern Africa with a white bride.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 14:21:00 ESTAfter World War II, young German POWs must clear Nazi landmines from Denmark’s west coast with their bare hands.
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 11:19:08 ESTIn this sci-fi romance, a boy from Mars and girl from Earth share a dramatic vacuum
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:43:14 ESTAn unflinching look at writer and social critic James Baldwin’s life, his struggle for civil rights and his unfinished book
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 15:41:30 ESTRobert De Niro’s washed-up comic doesn’t warrant laughs
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 12:47:33 ESTIn Lasse Hallström’s screen version of the novel by W. Bruce Cameron, man’s best friend always finds a way home—even if it takes a few lifetimes.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 22:10:37 ESTA documentary follows Benjamin Millepied’s brief, reformist stint as the head of the Paris Opera Ballet
Fri, 15 May 2015 02:33:08 EDTDark forces take over a chat room after an online video shows a teenager’s suicide.
Fri, 08 May 2015 02:34:07 EDTA programmer tests the humanity of a sultry robot at a tech mogul’s estate.
Fri, 01 May 2015 02:32:57 EDTAfter being torn away from his owner, a mutt leads a pack of dogs in an uprising against the cruelty of humans in this film from Kornél Mundruczó.
Fri, 21 Sep 2012 00:23:35 EDTMeanwhile, "How to Survive a Plague" is a striking true tale of AIDS activists, and Clint Eastwood is in trouble with "the Curve."
Thu, 13 Sep 2012 23:50:14 EDTDirector Paul Thomas Anderson is aided by Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman as a tightly bonded duo. Meanwhile, "Arbitrage" is on the money.
Fri, 30 Mar 2012 18:15:29 EDTJoe Morgenstern reviews 'Bully,' which he calls a 'valuable documentary. Also, "The Island President" takes on climate issues, and "Wrath of the Titans" returns to the mythic age.
Fri, 17 Sep 2010 15:13:26 EDTA star-making turn by Emma Stone is the highlight of a smart comedy, says Joe Morgenstern. Plus, "Never Let Me Go" has little hold, Ben Affleck puts "The Town" on the map and "Heartbreaker" proves agreeable.
Fri, 12 Mar 2010 14:45:14 EST"Green Zone," a Jason Bourne thriller in spirit, is closer to what the Iraq War must have looked like than anything previously captured in a fiction film, writes Joe Morgenstern.
Fri, 18 Dec 2009 14:38:26 ESTDirector James Cameron creates a fantastic 3-D planet though some narrative problems intrude, while brassy 'Nine' is, say, a 7½, writes Joe Morgenstern.
Mon, 15 Sep 2008 21:31:00 EDT"Burn After Reading" could just as well have been called "Forget After Seeing," writes Joe Morgenstern.
Fri, 05 Sep 2008 15:05:00 EDTIndian dazzler "Slumdog Millionaire" and French film "I Loved You So Long" were highlights at this year's Telluride Film Festival.
Fri, 29 Aug 2008 11:04:00 EDTThe promising premise in "Traitor" -- a Muslim-American and former covert agent for the U.S. is marked as a terrorist suspect -- devolves into a by-the-numbers espionage thriller.
Fri, 22 Aug 2008 10:23:00 EDTIn "Hamlet 2," a dazzling antidote to "High School Musical," Steve Coogan is endlessly resourceful, endlessly inventive, and makes failure endlessly entertaining.
Thu, 05 Feb 2009 09:32:24 ESTWoody Allen's beautiful if insubstantial "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" -- his most endearing film in years -- chronicles two American girls on a summer idyll in Barcelona. "Tropic Thunder" is a gleeful send-up of big-budget movies and big Hollywood egos.