When jihadists take over new African territory, the situation goes from comic to horrific in a Timbuktu minute.
What happens when a droid cop is reprogrammed to have a heart?
A cult deprogrammer needs some mind of his own in this fave from last year's SXSW.
Richard Gere joins in the fun this time at this revived hotel for seniors.
As salesmen on a business trip to Europe, Vince Vaughn, Tom Wilkinson, and Dave Franco search for comic profits.
Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper tell Chris Kyle's war story.
This Annie is of our time, even if we've grown remote from spunky little girls.
Witty charm, lively animation, and a swift pace help this animated superhero story rise a cut above.
A Hollywood star falls to earth with mad, exhilarating results.
Jennifer Lopez stars in this brazenly dumb MILF thriller.
Bye-bye bullies and basket cases; enter the DUFF – shorthand for designated ugly fat friend.
For all the commotion, it's just another wish-fulfillment fairy tale about a naive girl and her Prince Charming – but with tame BDSM.
Will Smith plays a con man whose latest scheme is compromised by the reappearance of his shady ex.
The performances by Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, and Mark Ruffalo anchor this drama, which nearly sinks from its weightiness.
This Mexican hit tells a heartwarming story about a teen who's forced to rely on the kindness of strangers when he travels to Germany to find work.
Wes Anderson's film is a marvelous spectacle: spry, sly, and rich with microdetailed production design and tickling tributes to cinematic forebearers.
The concluding chapter of Peter Jackson's Tolkien tales brings us full circle.
It's the franchise that goes back to the future – but in a hot tub instead of a DeLorean.
Katniss Everdeen goes from Hunger Games victor to emblem of the revolution.
Brilliant World War II codebreaker Alan Turing, whose story is told here, was a pioneering figure in computer science as well as a closeted homosexual.
Majesty and mawkishness combine in Christopher Nolan's film about humans' last-ditch attempt to find a habitable planet in another galaxy.
The Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical, a pastiche of classic fairy tales turned on their heads, gets a thoroughly cinematic workout.
The Wachowskis' space opera starring Mila Kunis and Channing Tatum is a visual dazzler but a narrative splice-and-dice.
This comic-book riff on James Bond films finds fun amid the ultraviolence.
Mexican comedy about a woman who makes her livelihood flirting with other women's men.
Medical students try to bring the dead back to life in this new Blumhouse horror film.
This Oscar nominee for best Foreign Language film exudes existential Russian angst in cinematic form.
David Cronenberg's film, with a script by Bruce Wagner, is a darkly humorous moral fable aimed at Hollywood.
Despite heavy sports-underdog cliches, this film with Kevin Costner as the coach of an all-Latino high school track team taps into a lot of modern realities.
Mike Leigh delivers a fascinating, period-rich portrait of the latter years of the painter J.M.W. Turner.
This well-worn premise still has some life in it.
We extend a big bear hug to Paddington.
You can hardly lose with animated penguins … and how about that cameo from Werner Herzog?
Teens discover plans for a time machine within found footage, but things go awry when they begin to construct it.
Although it's dramatically uneven, this film is a commendable historical drama about Martin Luther King Jr. that sidesteps the common pitfalls of adulatory biopics.
Fantasy film about an apprentice Spook battling Julianne Moore's evil witch.
From the director of The Secret of Kells comes this lovely work of animation about the Celtic selkies.
This movie about undocumented teens building an attention-grabbing robot stands and delivers.
The lovable gang from the animated TV show leaves Bikini Bottom to come ashore.
In an otherwise tepid film, Julianne Moore delivers a terrific performance as a woman beset by early-onset Alzheimer's.
Woodland goblins, elves, and fairies go to war in this animated movie from LucasFilm Animation.
Liam Neeson's back in action.
Based on Jane Hawking's memoir about her marriage to the scientist Stephen Hawking, this film really shows what goes into a relationship.
The heroic story of Louis Zamperini, who endured harrowing hardships during World War II, is the subject of Angelina Jolie's second movie.
Kevin Hart and Josh Gad crank out this aggressively dumb and un-embarrassingly sophomoric wedding comedy.
Cleverly executed, this vampire spoof by Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, is a lot of fun.
A student's desire to become a better drummer comes at the cost of becoming a supplicant to a monstrous teacher.
Reese Witherspoon stars as Cheryl Strayed in this autobiographical trek of expiation.