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Margo Martindale in a still from Blow the Man Down

New (streaming) film: Blow the Man Down

Blow the Man DownWritten and Directed by Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy The new film “Blow the Man Down,” which begins streaming on Amazon Prime today, establishes its offbeat credentials in...

Still from the Disney-Pixar animated feature Onward

New films: Onward, The Way Back

OnwardDirected and Co-Written by Dan Scanlon Disney-Pixar’s latest animated adventure “Onward” is based on the oft-repeated theme in children’s stories of a land in which magic has been lost. But...

Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn in Birds of Prey

New films: Birds of Prey, The Rhythm Section

Birds of PreyDirected by Cathy Yan “Birds of Prey,” or more completely “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn,” is a tricky movie to describe and that may be its...

Colin Farrell and Charlie Hunnam in a still from The Gentlemen

New film: The Gentlemen

The GentlemenDirected Co-Written by Guy Ritchie “The Gentlemen” is a return to early form for Guy Ritchie, who in recent years has made big budget, flashy projects with mixed results, such as...


New films: Just Mercy, Like a Boss, Underwater

Just MercyDirected by Destin Daniel Cretton “Just Mercy” is the kind of film that makes me wish I spent less time in theaters and saw fewer films. Not because it’s bad, quite the opposite –...

A production still from The Rise of Skywalker showing the characters Finn, Chewbacca, Rey, C-3PO, Cameron Poe.

New films: Uncut Gems and six other New Year choices

Recent columns have covered several films still in theaters, including “Ford v Ferrari,” “Knives Out,” “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” and the inscrutable “Frozen II.” Here are most of the...

Renee Zellweger in "Judy."

New film: Judy

JudyDirected by Rupert Goold By 1969, and the occasion of her untimely death from a barbiturate overdose, Judy Garland had been performing for approximately 45 of her 47 years. And by her own...

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