Robert Horton

Daniel Day-Lewis’ brilliance on full display in ‘Phantom Thread’

Director Paul Thomas Anderson’s fascinating film may be the great actor’s swan song.

 

Top-shelf Brit thesps make ‘Paddington 2’ fun for everyone

The sequel is as likeable as the first movie, thanks in large part to Hugh Grant’s performance.

 

‘I, Tonya’ brings tacky tabloid scandal to the big screen

The movie version of this tale works hard to suggest why we might sympathize with Tonya Harding.

 

The year’s best film is an 18-hour TV series — ‘Twin Peaks’

David Lynch’s reboot on Showtime is 2017’s movie to remember, says our critic. Here, too, are the worst films.

‘Molly’s Game’ tells the true story of Hollywood’s poker queen

The movie follows Molly Bloom’s journey from Olympic skiing hopeful to underground poker game host.

‘Call Me by Your Name’ promises to make you swoon

Although it sometimes feels like a 1980s teen romance, the love story casts a real spell.

‘Darkest Hour’ plays like a TV commerical for British spirit

Aside from Gary Oldman’s frisky pleasure in hamming it up, the film collapses in a pile of hogwash.

All-star cast in ‘Jumanji’ sequel pops with comedic precision

“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” revisits the premise of the 1995 Robin Williams adventure film.

With its far-fetched plot, ‘Downsizing’ is enormously fun

The film starring Matt Damon is as touching as the ’50s sci-fi classic “The Incredible Shrinking Man.”

‘Last Jedi’ is the best ‘Star Wars’ movie since the first one

This instant-classic popcorn movie makes clever references to the past while embracing the new.

‘Ferdinand’ a modern take on the beloved children’s story

The lovable bull is back in an enjoyable but spotty animated film from the makers of “Ice Age.”

Art mimicks reality in engrosing ‘On the Beach at Night Alone’

The Korean film tells the story of an actress recovering from an affair with a married director.

‘Carrie’ and ‘The Exorcist’ go to Scandinavia in ‘Thelma’

The Norwegian film lifts many of those shocks from those horror classics, but does it effectively.

Award-winning documentary gazes lovingly at Jane Goodall

“Jane” includes fascinating newly discovered 1960s footage of the chimpanzee expert.

‘The Breadwinner’ animation is strong, but its story is stilted

The Cartoon Saloon film never lets you forget that you’re here to learn an important lesson.

Heavy Hollywood headlines: Robert Horton’s movies preview

In the midst of all the sexual-misconduct allegations, the holiday film season offers some relief.

‘Three Billboards’ rooted in Frances McDormand’s rigid role

The actress of “Fargo” fame gives an Oscar-worthy performance in this black comedy on human nature.

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ harkens back to earlier movie era

Kenneth Branagh, Kenneth Branagh’s mustache and an all-star cast have fun in an old-school whodunit.

Sprawling satire of pretentious artist types scores rich humor

“The Square” features a star-making performance by a 50-year-old Danish actor named Claes Bang.

‘Bad Moms’ sequel just as raunchy, not as funny, as the first

Our three heroines are visited by their insane mothers during the holidays in “A Bad Moms Christmas.”