Jul. 28, 2016 at 12:00am | By Ann Hornaday |Permalink
A crafty, unsettling bait-and-switch of a movie, the documentary Tickled sends viewers down a disquieting rabbit hole, into corners of the internet, economic desperation and the human psyche that grow darker with every turn and twist.
Jul. 27, 2016 at 5:19pm | By Cary Darling |Permalink
The last time a Bourne vehicle roared into theaters, actor Jeremy Renner was along for the ride and director Tony Gilroy was behind the wheel. The Bourne Legacy, released almost exactly four years ago, was solid, if a little slow and circuitous. It could h...
Jul. 26, 2016 at 1:00pm | By Katie Walsh |Permalink
The romantic teen cyber thriller Nerve makes for a fascinating double feature with another release this weekend, Jason Bourne. Both films want to debate the ways in which online surveillance affects our everyday lives, but while Read more
Jul. 21, 2016 at 11:39am | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Well Go USA
Just when you thought we’d reached peak zombie, along comes South Korea’s Train to Busan to send an electrifying jolt through the genre. Breathless and brutal, the film is akin to someone smashing together 28 Days Later with ...
Jul. 21, 2016 at 12:00am | By Kenneth Turan |Permalink
It’s a commonplace to hear people say movies changed their life, but with Owen Suskind that statement is meaningful in an unexpectedly profound way. His remarkable story is so unusual you would dismiss it out of hand if it were fiction, but the documentary Life, Anima...
Jul. 21, 2016 at 12:00am | By Cary Darling |Permalink
Cheng Cheng Films
Part romance, part crime drama, part action film and part tear-stained melodrama with just a touch of comedy, the Chinese film One Night Only would seem to be too ambitious for its own good. That’s especially the case since this is the first feature from young ...
Jul. 21, 2016 at 12:00am | By David Lewis |Permalink
Les Cowboys, a multilayered, absorbing story about the search for a French girl who goes missing with her Muslim boyfriend, starts out in a very un-French way: with cowboys, horses, a Marlboro Man-like billboard, and Country and Western music.
Jul. 20, 2016 at 1:54pm | By Katie Walsh |Permalink
The release of Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie is genius counterprogramming against the other massive media story of the week — the Republican National Convention. This outlandish, flamboyant British trifle is like a glass of champagne directly to the face of th...