Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Director Sam Mendes filmed this story, about two WWI soldiers on a perilous mission, in two unbroken shots.
A capable cast led by Tiffany Haddish and Rose Byrne is stranded in a truly terrible film.
The film isn’t subtle, but it hits the right notes for a legal drama. Michael B. Jordan plays a crusading lawyer.
The Herald’s movie critic remembers some of the biggest celebrities who died last year.
The comic actor is exceedingly good as a manic manchild drowning in gambling debt.
Hollywood greats Martin Scorsese and Quentin Tarantino’s latest top The Herald movie critic’s list.
In this version of the 1868 novel, writer-director Greta Gerwig emphasizes Jo and her development as a writer.
The actors portraying Roger Ailes, Megyn Kelly and Gretchen Carlson all do fine work; the director, not so much.
After the giddy Episode VIII displeased obsessive devotees, Disney reverts to the tried-and-true formula.
The people in catsuits aren’t really that creepy, but the director’s hyper style wrecks this film version of the hit play.
Jonathan Pryce plays Pope Francis and Anthony Hopkins is Pope Benedict XVI in this study of Benedict’s decision to step down.
The story of the smeared security guard works well at first, but sniping about government and media leaves a sour taste.
Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart and the gang are good company as always, but this sequel lacks new ideas.
The holiday season is when Hollywood shelves the superheroes and cartoons in favor of the Oscar contenders.
The best way to enjoy this movie, about intrepid balloonists in 1862, is as a kiddie pop-up book.
Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson are terrific, which helps compensate for a bias toward the male side of the story.
The actor of “Transformers” fame wrote the autobiographical film and plays the overbearing father of a child star.
The follow-up to the 2013 Disney smash looks spectacular, but it’s also more redundant than most sequels.
Tom Hanks plays the beloved children’s TV host, who befriends a troubled, cynical journalist.
The subject is compelling, and Adam Driver’s performance is committed.