LOS ANGELES — For four films and counting, Keanu Reeves has fought, shot and slashed his way to hell and back again as tormented hit man John Wick, a boogeyman with a sky-high body count and a soft spot for puppies in an underworld of killers.
Is "John Wick: Chapter 4" the best John Wick movie in the franchise, as early reviews suggest? Read more'John Wick: Chapter 4' is longer, bloodier and better than ever
Imagine "The Martian" - the 2015 Oscar-nominated survival drama starring Matt Damon as an astronaut who must use his wits to survive after he … Read more'Inside' a gilded cage, with only art for company
LOS ANGELES — "Everything Everywhere All at Once" won the coveted best picture trophy at the Academy Awards on Sunday as Hollywood embraced an… Read moreOffbeat multiverse movie 'Everything Everywhere' dominates the Oscars
"Godland" is a motion picture, but it's keyed to seven still photographs made with the wet-plate process developed in the mid-19th century. Ac… Read more'Godland' is a gorgeous but inert tale of 19th-century Iceland
It's tempting to call "Scream VI" - the latest installment in the long-running meta-slasher franchise, now set in New York City instead of the… Read more'Scream VI': New city, killer, same old stuff
"Luther: The Fallen Sun" picks up just where things left off in "Luther," the neo-noir Netflix detective series on which it's based: with the … Read more'Luther: The Fallen Sun': Crimes against humanity - and subtlety
Freddie, a South Korean adoptee who grew up in France, makes friends with frightening ease in "Return to Seoul," a carefully wrought character… Read more'Return to Seoul': Portrait of a young woman, untethered
"Of an Age" is defined by the performance of Elias Anton: a tour de force of acting that, despite the film's title, bookends a gap of 11 years… Read more'Of an Age': You never forget the first time
What happens when two geniuses in their respective fields engage in a sometimes contentious, life-long collaboration? The answer to that quest… Read moreFascinating safari with two literary lions
Jessie Buckley couldn't escape Mariche. Read moreJessie Buckley is brave enough to be scared
Behold a Broadway musical that sings, dances and bedazzles so magnetically, it feels as if it were ordained for the screen by divine providenc… Read more'Matilda' dances exuberantly onto the screen and into your heart
It's impossible - and, frankly, surpassingly uncharitable - not to root for Brendan Fraser, one of Hollywood's most likable actors, whose come… Read more'The Whale': Brendan Fraser is great, the movie not so much
“Avatar: The Way of Water” is not James Cameron’s last film, nor is it even the last “Avatar” film – the third installment, already completed,… Read moreGrounded story allows for fantastic spectacle in 'Avatar: The Way of Water'
Cheesy rom-coms aren't usually Robby Bailey's preferred genre during the holiday season, but after he watched Netflix's gay Christmas movie "S… Read moreNew LGBTQ holiday movies bring joy - and 'disingenuous' stereotypes
Union morale was faltering in the spring of 1863, when a photograph that came to be known as "The Scourged Back" appeared in Harper's Weekly. … Read more'Emancipation': A spectacle of suffering or sanctimonious self-regard?
“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery” premieres next month on Netflix. Meantime, it’s playing for just a few days in a few hundred theaters nati… Read moreDaniel Craig is sleuthin’ it up in an enjoyably twisty ‘Knives Out’ sequel from Rian Johnson
LOS ANGELES — Walt Disney Co.'s returning chief executive, Bob Iger, wasted no time putting his stamp on the company, announcing plans for a m… Read moreReturning Disney CEO plans sweeping overhaul
Time and memories flow like water in “Aftersun,” the Scottish writer-director Charlotte Wells’ singular feature debut. It is not a generalized… Read moreA daughter is drawn back to a childhood vacation with her father in the lovely 'Aftersun'
There's a moment in "Bardo: False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths" when the docufiction filmmaker Silverio (Daniel Giménez Cacho) encounters … Read more'Bardo' is impeccably staged and shot psychobabble
From its frantic opening moments, "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" announces its intentions. Princess Shuri (Letitia Wright) is desperately tr… Read more'Wakanda Forever' is one long eulogy to Chadwick Boseman
Great true stories about space exploration don’t come around too often anymore. Our pop cultural representations about NASA’s achievements (or… Read moreMars rovers steal the show in fresh, imaginative 'Good Night Oppy'
Revered stop-motion animation director Henry Selick returns to form with "Wendell & Wild," his first film since 2009's terrifying "Coralin… Read moreNew movies to stream this week: 'Wendell & Wild' and more
South Korea's Oscar submission in the international feature category, the twisty, heavily hyped romance "Decision to Leave," has already garne… Read more'Decision to Leave' features murder, romance and a plot that's hard to follow
Before the streaming warriors mined the world for content, British television made its way into the American living room almost exclusively by… Read more'Magpie Murders' has everything you want in a British mystery
NAGAKUTE, Japan — Finally, it's here: the extraordinarily visual theme park from the legendary Japanese animation house of Studio Ghibli. Read moreWe visited Studio Ghibli’s long-awaited theme park. It’s a sensory delight
It's Monday afternoon and Christian Bale, god of acting, is on the phone from his Los Angeles home, where he's "doing s--- around the house," … Read moreChristian Bale on 'Amsterdam,' fatherhood and the end of the world
Ruben Ostlund's Palme d'Or-winning social satire, "Triangle of Sadness," is many things: a cautionary tale about the perils of slurping shellf… Read moreIn 'Triangle of Sadness,' strained satire, and vomit, on the high seas
The title character of "Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile" may be a coldblooded reptile - in this case, one who sings - but never you worry: This family f… Read more'Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile' will melt even the most coldblooded heart
"A lot of this actually happened" is the opening epigram of "Amsterdam," David O. Russell's kaleidoscopic riff on the curious case of Gen. Sme… Read more'Amsterdam' is a true-ish shaggy-dog tale from 1933 with echoes of 2022
Remember back when alcoholism was a punchline? Read moreNot-so-great 'The Good House' plays like an alcoholism-themed rom-com
Barney docuseries 'I Love You, You Hate Me' traces the unexpected vitriol for TV’s best-known dinosaur
DALLAS — It all started with a Plano mom, Sheryl Leach, who drew inspiration from her dinosaur-loving son to bring a stuffed toy to life. Read moreBarney docuseries 'I Love You, You Hate Me' traces the unexpected vitriol for TV’s best-known dinosaur
So many different kinds of not-great or even not-good movies lay siege to our affections, for reasons to do with why people love movies in the… Read more‘Hocus Pocus 2’ will cast a spell on fans of the original
For his follow-up feature to his Oscar-winning 2018 film “Green Book,” director Peter Farrelly (known mostly for his comic collaborations with… Read more'The Greatest Beer Run Ever' recounts a war story that's stranger than fiction
Writer/director Parker Finn’s feature debut “Smile” boasts the thinnest of premises based on a laundry list of horror movie trends and tropes,… Read more'Smile' lampoons horror tropes – or does it?
Marilyn Monroe never trained as a dancer, but she stars in one of the great movie dance scenes, a number so joyful, vivacious and wittily self… Read moreMarilyn Monroe was a great dancer, but you wouldn't know it from 'Blonde'
The advance hype for "Don't Worry Darling" has been so incessant - from director Olivia Wilde's location-turned-relationship with her leading … Read more'Don't Worry Darling': Trouble in a 'Twilight Zone'-adjacent paradise
Movies based on true stories don't typically open with a sequence made with stop-motion animation. But then "The Silent Twins" attempts to tel… Read more'The Silent Twins' is a strange but true story of sibling connection
Described in marketing material as a feminist horror fantasy - whatever that means - the strange and unsettling Brazilian drama "Medusa" cente… Read moreNew movies to stream this week: 'Medusa' and more
From the moment she appears on the screen - rising up from tall grasses while leading an all-female army into battle - Viola Davis owns "The W… Read moreViola Davis rules in 'The Woman King'
In the same theater, in the same Saturday time slot, where "Knives Out" premiered in 2019, this year's Toronto International Film Festival unv… Read moreHere's what we learned (without spoilers) at the premiere of 'Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery'
Early in the first episode of Showtime’s “American Gigolo,” we get a montage: Tanned abs, vintage sports car, a man’s arm around a woman’s wai… Read more‘American Gigolo’ a nod to the skuzzy-sleek 1980 original, and yet it all feels so expected
LOS ANGELES — Television's biggest night arrives Monday. No ... not the opening of "Monday Night Football." It's the 74th Primetime Emmy Award… Read moreEmmys 2022: Final predictions for all the key categories
Like Dante and Randal, the slacker protagonists of the movie "Clerks" - who, as the sequel "Clerks III" opens, haven't gotten very far from th… Read more'Clerks' sequel reveals a well that long ago ran dry