The 6 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Faces Places’

The highest-grossing movie of the year (for now, anyway) hits disc and demand this week, so anything else is going to feel comparatively tiny. But these are modest pleasures: two great documentaries, one of last year’s most acclaimed foreign films, a film noir classic from 1950, and our fond goodbye to a great, via one of her […]

The 50 best sports movies of all time, according to critics

Photo courtesy of Kartemquin Films At the heart of great sports is usually great drama. So, it’s no surprise that Hollywood has frequently mined the arena of sports for storytelling inspiration. Every sports fan has their favorite film depictions of athletic feats, but we decided to see what critics think are the best sports movies […]

The Best and Worst Movies of the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival

The narrative selections at the Tribeca Film Festival (which came to a close yesterday) don’t often match their reliably stellar non-fiction slate. But this year’s festival offered up a handful of genuinely exciting titles from talents old and new – and a couple to perhaps avoid in the months ahead. [embedded content] COMING SOON Reading […]

The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to Netflix in May 2018

April showers bring May flowers, and also, new TV shows and movies on Netflix. Next month brings more great movies to Netflix, including Pixar’s latest, a misunderstood Ryan Gosling movie, a superior superhero sequel, a Bourne movie, and more. Check out the best new TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in May 2018 below. The Best […]

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘Paddington 2,’ ‘Hostiles’

The most likable film of the young year hits disc and VOD services today, along with a new Christian Bale Western that got a bit lost in the year-end prestige-pic shuffle. It makes a fine double-feature with a ‘90s Western from the great Jim Jarmusch, which joins the Criterion Collection – along with Sofia Coppola’s […]

Lady Death Won’t Make the Leap From Marvel Comics to the ‘Avengers’ Movies

A huge motivator for Thanos’ reign of destruction is the Mad Titan’s obsession with Death. Lady Death, that is. In the Marvel comics, the manifestation of death is an on-again, off-again girlfriend of Thanos, and the reason that he seeks out the Infinity Gauntlet — so that he can destroy half the universe and earn […]

The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘The Post,’ ‘6 Balloons’

Remember last week, when we were all, “Oh, finally, the last of the Oscar movies?” Whoops, forgot about Best Picture and Best Actress nominee The Post. (Sorry, Steve.) It’s out this week on disc and demand, alongside a modest new father/son comedy, while a new brother/sister drama lands on Netflix. All that, plus a ‘30s […]

The 32 movies coming out this summer you can’t miss — from ‘Infinity War’ to ‘Incredibles 2’

Disney/Pixar This might come as a shock for those in the Northeast, but summer is just around the corner. That means we’re coming up on the multiplexes being filled with Hollywood’s big blockbusters.  In the coming months that includes titles like “Deadpool 2,” “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” and “Incredibles 2.” And we can’t leave […]