From its opening moments through its pitch-perfect closing notes, this “small” movie is a stunning and stark thing to behold.
“Empire’s” Bryshere Y. Gray plays a South Side teen accused of murder in an intense work of fiction that rings as true as a documentary.
Despite game efforts of Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson and James McAvoy, superhero plot begins to crack early and shatters in the final moments.
Strong new documentaries on Hulu and Netflix recall the greed, incompetence and misfortune of the doomed Fyre fest in the Bahamas.
Don Cheadle and his skilled castmates go amusingly over the top in Showtime’s escapist take on the ’87 Wall Street crash.
While Kevin Hart meshes well with Bryan Cranston, he’s playing a stereotype, a criminal learning to believe in himself.
Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly’s brilliant portrayals will impress the classic comedy duo’s fans and might just win over the unfamiliar.
Hosts and winners mostly keep things congenial during a night celebrating Carol Burnett, Jeff Bridges, ‘Green Book’ and (what?) ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’
Hopes are high for Marvel’s ‘Captain Marvel,’ a starry Tarantino film and new chapters of Disney favorites ‘The Lion King,’ ‘Toy Story’ and ‘Frozen.’
HBO crime drama offers some twisty episodes that live up to the show’s revered first season and demand maximum skill from the leading man.
Richard Roeper recalls the versatility of Emily Blunt, the Easter Eggs of “Into the Spider-Verse” and some amazing surprises and letdowns.
Richard Roeper picks the most egregious stinkers, disasters that dragged down top talents including Jennifer Lawrence, Natalie Portman and Rami Malek.
A horse, a Panther and a wall-crawler also left an impression in an especially strong year at the multiplex.
After all the law school ignominy and the courtroom drama, the lawyer’s love story and career path to the Supreme Court remain oblique.
In the absurdist, satirical biopic, Bale sometimes seems to be neglecting other actors in order to show us the former VP’s every tic.