Nov. 22, 2016 at 12:00am | By Colin Covert |Permalink
In calling Bad Santa 2 the feel-bad movie of the season, let me be clear: I don’t mean that it revives the rude-and-crude fun of the original hit, which turned the traditional Christmas film on its head.
Nov. 22, 2016 at 12:00am | By Cary Darling |Permalink
It takes either moxie or madness to make a WWII-era romantic thriller partially set in Casablanca because of the obvious parallels to, well, Casablanca. With the handsome and elegant Allied, starring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard as spies...
Nov. 17, 2016 at 5:05pm | By Michael O’Sullivan |Permalink
Art can make us squirm. That’s the theme of Nocturnal Animals, a theme telegraphed with almost sadistic clarity as we watch, under the opening credits, a series of obese naked women shimmying in slow motion, their folds of voluminous flesh wielded like weapons.
Nov. 17, 2016 at 5:06pm | By Mick LaSalle |Permalink
Anyone looking casually at the advertisements and coming attractions for The Edge of Seventeen might easily come away expecting something typical — a standard entry in the coming-of-age comedy genre.
Nov. 17, 2016 at 12:00am | By Katie Walsh |Permalink
As soon as the familiar twinkly score starts up and the eerie blue Warner Bros. logo appears on screen before Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, you’re transported back to that oh-so-familiar magical world spun by the keys of J.K. Rowling.
Nov. 10, 2016 at 12:00am | By Ann Hornaday |Permalink
For movie fans of a certain age, Sonia Braga will forever be the personification of sultry female desirability, if only thanks to her breakout performance in the 1985 drama Kiss of the Spider Woman.