Yes, we’ve been here before, but the writers mine a rich potpourri of personalities for all they’re worth and director Zach Snyder has finally learned how to fit a lot into a neat two hours – even if audiences will still be left wanting a villain worthy of this stacked team.
Martin McDonagh is a playwright well studied in the matters of suffering and the harsh truths of reality. Rife with tension, his cinematic “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” feels like a bomb about to go off, and at one point it does.
Mumblecore queen Greta Gerwig gets behind the lens for this semi-autobiographical reflection about a girl coming of age in Sacramento in the early 2000s, making some provocative (and questionable) choices along the way.
The film community in Cambridge and Boston dimmed Monday when Harvard Film Archive programmer David Pendleton, 52, passed away after a long battle with cancer.
This is the Marvel Comic universe, and a goofy, fun one at that, with a god of thunder who is just as happy to solve a disagreement over a beer as he is to smite the opposition with his mighty hammer.
George Clooney places a dangerously dysfunctional family in an endless sea of 1950s sameness disrupted by an African-American family buying a lot, then directs himself to a disappointing place where neither race nor family matters.
“The Snowman” is both a wonderment to behold and an endless aching thud of frenetic plot manipulations that insult the audience’s intelligence. Even Michael Fassbender doesn’t emerge unscarred.
One of the best films of 2017 is a beacon of hope for the future of independent film as well as beautiful emotional journey that tests our morals and values, sense of humanity and even our qualifications for happiness.
Much is borrowed and polished in Denis Villeneuve’s highly anticipated “Blade Runner 2049,” which is both homage and departure, and Ryan Gosling’s cop finds most roads lead to Rick Deckard, his predecessor from the original.
“Battle of the Sexes” is more than just an empowerment victory lap for women and others seeking equality; it’s a heartfelt love story or two, and a fantastic time capsule resurrecting the early ’70s with aplomb.