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‘Rebel Moon — Part Two: The Scargiver’ Review: Zack Snyder, Netflix, Rinse, Repeat

Sofia Boutella, Djimon Hounsou, Ed Skrein, Michiel Huisman, Doona Bae and Anthony Hopkins are among the stars of this follow-up to the director's space saga.

Critic’s Notebook: The Compellingly Packaged Cowardice of ‘Civil War’

Despite its sheen of boldness, Alex Garland’s film cowers in fear from the divisions that surely inspired the movie in the first place, missing an opportunity to say something important.

‘Abigail’ Review: Dan Stevens and Melissa Barrera in an Exuberantly Over-the-Top Vampire Horror-Comedy

Criminals get more than they bargained for when they kidnap the daughter of an underworld figure in the new Radio Silence film featuring Alisha Weir in the title role.

Critic’s Notebook: On Its 50th Anniversary, Francis Ford Coppola’s ‘The Conversation’ Offers a Searing Vision of Then, and Now

The Palme d'Or winner is still hauntingly relevant as a portrait of surveillance, privacy, power and the dangers of action without reflection.

‘Nowhere Special’ Review: James Norton Brings Raw Feeling to Intimate Father-Son Drama

Inspired by a real-life adoption case, Uberto Pasolini’s Northern Ireland-set tearjerker follows a single parent with a terminal illness as he seeks a new family to raise his four-year-old boy.

‘The People’s Joker’ Review: A Sharp DC Parody Delightfully Crossed With a Trans Coming-of-Age Tale

Vera Drew's film was the subject of controversy at the 2022 Toronto Film Festival, where Warner Bros. Discovery tried to prevent it from being screened.

‘The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare’ Review: Henry Cavill and Alan Ritchson in Guy Ritchie’s Slapdash Tale of WWII Derring-Do

Eiza González, Alex Pettyfer and Henry Golding also star in the semi-fictionalized account of a covert mission unofficially mandated by Churchill to neutralize Nazi U-boats in the North Atlantic.

‘Challengers’ Review: Zendaya, Josh O’Connor and Mike Faist Make a Sizzling Trio in Luca Guadagnino’s Sexy Grand Slam

Complicated interpersonal history gets tangled with the competitive drive of pro tennis in this intense round of action on and off the court.

‘The Absence of Eden’ Review: Zoe Saldaña in a Border Crisis Drama That Couches Its Topicality in Self-Conscious Filmmaking

Garrett Hedlund co-stars in Marco Perego's debut feature revolving around a woman forced to flee Mexico and an ICE agent.

‘Damaged’ Review: Not Even Samuel L. Jackson and Dramatic Scottish Setting Can Freshen Up Stale Serial Killer Flick

A Chicago detective is sent to Scotland to help investigate a series of ritual murders in Terry McDonough's thriller co-starring Vincent Cassel.

‘Chicken for Linda!’ Review: A Touching Coming-of-Age Cartoon Caper Made With the Finest Ingredients

Directors Chiara Malta and Sébastien Laudenbach’s film won the top prize at Annecy and the César award for Best Animated Feature.

‘Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead’ Review: A Remake Without a Reason

Simone Joy Jones plays the Christina Applegate role in this new spin on the 1991 dark comedy.

‘Sweet Dreams’ Review: Johnny Knoxville Gives Familiar Addiction Dramedy Some Soul

The 'Jackass' star plays an alcoholic who coaches a softball team at a rehab facility in Lije Sarki's film.

‘Back to Black’ Review: Flawed but Affecting Amy Winehouse Biopic Benefits From Marisa Abela’s Intensely Physical Performance

Sam Taylor-Johnson's film about the dazzlingly talented English singer who died at age 27 also features Jack O'Connell, Eddie Marsan and Lesley Manville.

‘Música’ Review: Rudy Mancuso and Camila Mendes in Stylish Coming-of-Age Debut

A young New Jersey native with synesthesia navigates the turbulence of love, life and puppetry in this splashy romantic comedy streaming on Prime Video.

‘The First Omen’ Review: Horror Prequel Is a Fever Dream With More Atmosphere Than Narrative Coherence

Debuting feature director Arkasha Stevenson returns the unholy franchise to Rome, exploring the backstory behind the birth of the Antichrist Damien in this prequel to the 1976 horror classic.