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“Instant Family” is a Sean Anders comedy with good intentions that’s not entirely hellish, but is reliably anodyne.
In this documentary a filmmaker embeds himself with a jihadist family, presenting himself as a sympathizer, but sheds little light on their inner lives.
This documentary explores the region’s long history of auto racing and the lively and eccentric culture it attracted.
Anna Maria Dalí died four months after her brother, Salvador Dalí. This film is set during that period and is full of reminiscence.
This often clever sci-fi feature puts new permutations on the concept of burning the candle at both ends.
An online sex worker has her identity hijacked in this unusual techno-thriller with an oddly feminist twist.
In this film about a troubled, unwed mother, director Vladimir de Fontenay struggles to match the expressive power of his lead actress.
The emotional testimony of the war photographer Paul Conroy dominates this heated and harrowing account of Marie Colvin’s last weeks.
Favoring atmosphere over action, this slow-burning thriller follows the search for a serial killer in a Kentucky town.
The Oscar-winning director Steve McQueen has delivered a sullen, slow thriller driven by grief and dread, A.O. Scott writes.
“Amazing Grace” captures the two nights the Queen of Soul recorded her stunning 1972 live album. Watching her process feels like an act of worship.
How endless sequels, boundless TV revivals and self-perpetuating social media feeds are robbing us of closure.
The service showed the Coens’ “Ballad of Buster Scruggs” on the big screen before streaming it. But the run — four days in three American theaters — frustrated film fans.
Chantal Akerman’s 1978 film, largely overshadowed by her earlier masterpiece, “Jeanne Dielman” emerges in a 4K restoration to illuminate her inner life.
Mr. Bergé, the partner of Yves Saint Laurent, suppressed the film for years, but it is finally reaching theaters this month. Here’s what to expect.
The film casts five women in the roles of juvenile delinquent boys and takes them on a rough journey to a bizarre island.
Playing a shabby acting coach in his first ongoing TV role since the 1970s, the “Wall Street” star confronts the realities of growing older, onscreen and in his own life.
Movies have been teaching us lessons for their entire history. For a coming article, we are asking women to share what the movies taught them.
How three Broadway actresses capture the essence of one superstar: Thank the costumes, “Burlesque” — and white teeth.
The singer accused West and Kid Cudi of copying her stage set. Their designer said Lorde “wasn’t the first person to use a floating glass box, she won’t be the last.”
Legendary Entertainment, home of “Batman Begins,” has optioned the series about unconventional heroes stranded in a farm community.
Mr. Lee helped create Spider-Man, the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man and others while overseeing his company’s emergence as a media behemoth.
Claude Lanzmann’s documentary shares the stories of four women through installments that can be watched independently or together.
Mr. Rain was a regular on the stage at the Stratford Festival for decades, but he was perhaps best known for his chilly voice in “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
The comics legend had dozens of winking cameos across the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as well as in indie films and on TV, both live-action and animated.
In a tribute comic, Brian Michael Bendis reflects on the first time he met Stan Lee and how Mr. Lee inspired him in his two-decade career at Marvel Comics.
Tony Hale joins the returning members of the voice cast, including Tom Hanks, Tim Allen and Joan Cusack. The movie is due next June.
The latest adaptation of the classic Christmas story was a big No. 1. But two other new films, “Overlord” and “The Girl in the Spider’s Web,” struggled.
Reforms are in doubt. Consolidation is threatening jobs. And Netflix is changing the very definition of film.
Freddie Mercury’s set in July 1985 is often called one of the greatest live performances of all time. What made those 21 minutes so memorable?
Clips for “Missing Link,” “UglyDolls” and “Spies in Disguise” made the rounds, along with a first look at the new “Mowgli.”
With 350 pieces, the Warhol retrospective at the Whitney sets aside the icon’s persona and focuses on his art.
The director Jason Reitman narrates the opening scene of his political drama.
Jason Reitman narrates the opening shot of his film, featuring Hugh Jackman as the politician Gary Hart.
This second installment in J.K. Rowling’s series about a “magizoologist” is so freighted with foreboding that even the would-be whimsy feels leaden.
His more than 100 movie scores also included “A Man and a Woman,” whose distinctive title song was a hit on both sides of the Atlantic.
The director Julius Avery delivers a fairly predictable action-horror hybrid about American soldiers behind enemy lines.
Chris Pine stars in a historical slog about Robert the Bruce (1274-1329) that is little more than a churn of mud, entrails and misty nationalism.