Catch some of the best of 2021 before the Oscars, get in on ‘Whaler Boy’ and maybe skip ‘Scream’

‘Parallel Mothers’: Almodóvar brings back Cruz to give birth and dig up the graves of Spain’s past

Kids 9 and older can learn how to be a movie critic this weekend online, via Belmont World Film fest

‘A Hero’ is tops in what to see new in theaters; Brattle has the ‘Refreshed, Renewed, Restored’

The top 10 films of 2021

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ saves the box office but ‘Red Rocket’ is gold; ‘Macbeth,’ ‘Tender’ too

‘Licorice Pizza’: Head over heels for Alana Haim in the shaggiest of ’70s Southern California tales

‘The Matrix Resurrections’: This sequel levels up with a mix of nostalgia and action worth the ride

Pandemic zombies are at and in ‘Apple Cinema,’ and we have three very different Christmas picks

‘The Lost Daughter’: One gets away at a getaway in Maggie Gyllenhaal’s powerful directorial debut