Hugh Jackman plays the ‘X-Men’ hero for the ninth and final time in this powerful epitaph directed by James Mangold. It’s a well-told story with a human story–and human stakes–at its core.
Steven Spielberg’s first foray into motion capture filmmaking turns the legendary boy journalist and globe-trotting adventurer of the early graphic novels of Herge into a big screen hero.
Director Joseph Kosinski brings a grand visual scope and a great sense of energy to a film that borrows liberally from previous science fiction classics.
This darkly satirical superhero movie, based on the uber-violent comic by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr., tosses a high school teenager into a crime-fighting culture he isn’t the least bit prepared for.
Here’s what’s new and ready to stream now on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max, Disney+, video-on-demand, and other streaming services … The animated musical “Vivo” (2021, PG) follows the odyssey of a kinkajou, a cute, colorful monkey-like critter from Cuba, from Havana to Florida. Lin-Manuel Miranda writes the original songs and voices the […]
Guillermo del Toro’s adaptation of Mike Mignola’s cult comic stars a perfect Ron Perlman as the cigar-puffing, wisecracking, kitten-loving demon who covertly battles supernatural monsters.
Here’s what’s new and ready to stream now on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, HBO Max, Disney+, video-on-demand, and other streaming services … Scarlett Johansson reprises her role as Natasha Romanoff aka “Black Widow” (2021, PG-13) in the first solo film for the Marvel hero. Set between the “Civil War” and “Infinity War” films, it’s […]
Snowpiercer (2013), an international production from Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho and a French graphic novel, is a high-speed allegory speeding down the science fiction tracks of genre cinema. That’s the way I like this brand of filmmaking: with the symbols big, muscular, detailed, and punchy. You either give yourself over to the metaphor, in this […]