Deepwater HorizonA satisfying action spectacle that valorizes the workers on the ill-fated rig—but skirts the greater question of what the oil they drilled for means for us all.
The DressmakerYes, the fancy frocks are pretty. But Kate Winslet’s revenge is bloody in this surprising Aussie drama.
The Magnificent SevenDenzel Washington and a ragtag team of cowboys in an old-fashioned shoot-’em-up.
The White HelmetsA new Netflix documentary shows in gripping detail what the war in Aleppo looks like from the city’s streets.
Southside With YouA charming microbiopic that will make you miss the Obamas before they’re even gone.
Pete’s DragonDisney’s latest live-action remake stars two magnificent creatures: Elliot the computer-generated dragon and Robert Redford.
The Little PrinceThis Netflix original movie makes a conventional (but good) animated film out of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s mysterious novella.
Bad MomsA women-gone-wild comedy that could have been a bit wilder—and gone after different targets.
Finding DoryPixar’s sequel to Finding Nemo does more than “just keep swimming.” It explores new depths.
Queen of KatweA feel-good movie about a teenage Ugandan chess champion with some sly lessons about the rest of the world.
The Toxic Charisma of John McAfeeA new Showtime documentary paints an eerie, irresistible portrait of the anti-virus software pioneer turned international fugitive.
Bridget Jones’s BabyDear Diary, Renée Zellweger is back, and maybe Bridget should just focus on herself for a while.
Morris From AmericaA subtle, stirring, foul-mouthed showcase for Craig Robinson’s surprising dramatic gifts.
Florence Foster JenkinsBe who you are, this movie urges. I’m a critic who can’t resist a late-summer Meryl Streep comedy.
Suicide SquadWho broke these actors out of movie jail and forced them to star in this terrible comic-book adaptation?
Star Trek BeyondThe latest film doesn’t reinvent the franchise, but it does understand what’s made it live long and prosper.
The BFGSteven Spielberg’s Roald Dahl adaptation is a little schmaltzy, but there’s real magic in Mark Rylance’s performance.
Now You See Me 2?Now I don’t! Sequel fatigue syndrome and why I’m not reviewing this franchise that isn’t a franchise.