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‘Return to Seoul’ Is a Complex, Brilliant Journey Into the Past. ‘Spinning Gold’ Is Garbage.

You can watch a fantastic character study or a dreadful biopic—the choice is yours.

March 31, 2023

‘John Wick: Chapter 4’ Cements Keanu Reeves’s Status as the Anti-Tom Cruise

The John Wick saga ends with imaginatively violent set pieces you'd expect. Too bad it's not really over.

March 29, 2023

Don’t You Just Hate When a Movie Gets Worse Halfway Through?

'Of an Age' and 'Close' both start strong.

February 17, 2023

Dead Men Walking: ‘Living’ and ‘A Man Called Otto’ Both Have One Foot in the Grave

Two new remakes translate superior movies into English, for those of you who can't read.

January 18, 2023

‘Women Talking’ and ‘Plane’ Offer Exactly What Their Titles Promise

And that’s all Sarah Polley’s feminist drama and the new Gerard Butler action movie have in common.

January 13, 2023

M3GAN Should Have Killed More People

Also, a review of the unconventional new biopic 'Corsage.'

January 9, 2023

The 20 Best Movies of 2022

Your favorite movie? Oh, that came in at No. 21.

January 4, 2023

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Is a Tender-Hearted Spectacle About How Humans Suck

James Cameron’s belated sequel is really fun to look at—which is more than I can say for most blockbusters.

December 16, 2022