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Fifty Shades Darker

Why do I keep consenting to this cinematic torture?

Feb. 8 2017 9:48 PMJohn Wick: Chapter 2Even more stylish, self-conscious, and brain-numbingly violent than the original.
Jan. 24 2017 8:08 PMThe SalesmanNo wonder the latest from Asghar Farhadi just scored a Best Foreign Language Film nomination. It’s masterful.
Jan. 19 2017 4:17 PMThe Red TurtleFans of animated movies—or any movies, for that matter—shouldn’t miss the latest from Studio Ghibli.
Dec. 22 2016 6:43 PMSilenceMartin Scorsese’s stunning passion project explores the power and dangers of faith.
Dec. 22 2016 10:49 AMFencesSure, it’s stagey. But seize the chance to see two great actors playing two great roles.
Dec. 20 2016 3:12 PMPassengers Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence star as ill-fated lovers on an ill-fated voyage in this ill-fated sci-fi romance.
Dec. 9 2016 11:12 AMLa La LandDamien Chazelle’s musical is an ambitious valentine to the beauty of cinema.
Dec. 1 2016 10:53 AMJackieAn intense, disorienting biopic about the power of image and celebrity in the White House.
Nov. 21 2016 12:21 PMA Whole New WorldWith Moana, Disney’s third golden age gets its Aladdin.
Nov. 18 2016 9:26 AMManchester by the SeaKenneth Lonergan’s astonishing drama seems to contain all of life within it.
Nov. 11 2016 6:47 PMEllePaul Verhoeven’s unsettling latest is a black comedy about systemic misogyny, a rape whodunit, and so much more.
Nov. 10 2016 4:54 PMBilly Lynn’s Long Halftime WalkAn orchestrated attack on the viewer with a solemn message about American soldiers.
Nov. 2 2016 3:40 PMDoctor StrangePhysician, heal thyself! The newest Marvel movie sends Benedict Cumberbatch on a quest inside his own head.
Oct. 20 2016 3:13 PMThe HandmaidenPark Chan-wook takes on Sarah Waters’ brilliant, intricate novel Fingersmith.
Oct. 20 2016 10:30 AMTampopoJuzo Itami’s classic “noodle Western” will still make you hungry more than 30 years later.
Feb. 8 2017 10:08 AMBrickThe Lego Batman Movie is a brilliant sendup of superhero-movie clichés, until the second act misses its mark.
Jan. 20 2017 10:30 AMM. Night Shyamalan’s SplitSurprise! It isn’t twisty enough.
Jan. 13 2017 11:21 AMPatriots DayPeter Berg’s docudrama can’t lend meaning to the Boston Marathon bombing, so it lends you Mark Wahlberg instead.
Dec. 22 2016 12:44 PMAssassin’s CreedA sterile video-game adaptation that could use a much bigger dose of crazy.
Dec. 21 2016 10:30 AMI, Daniel BlakeWhen the system is rigged, trying to do the right thing wears a man down.
Dec. 13 2016 12:00 PMRogue One: A Star Wars StoryThe first Star Wars movie to break the rules about what a Star Wars movie must be.
Dec. 8 2016 11:54 AMThe Top 10 Movies of 2016Troubling movies for a troubled year.
Nov. 23 2016 11:57 AMLionDev Patel hunts for his lost family, and Harvey Weinstein hunts for one more Oscar.
Nov. 18 2016 11:01 AMThe Edge of SeventeenA teen movie that’s funnier, sweeter, more specific, and more heartbreaking than you expect.
Nov. 17 2016 11:56 AMFantastic Beasts and Where to Find ThemIt’s great to be back in the wizarding world, even if Newt Scamander and his beasts are a little boring.
Nov. 11 2016 10:49 AMArrivalDenis Villeneuve wants to make a prestige science-fiction puzzler. He puzzled me, all right.
Nov. 3 2016 12:28 PMLovingA simple and moving love story about a couple who just happened to change America.
Oct. 20 2016 3:56 PMIt Looked Great. It Was Unwatchable.Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk shows the promise and failure of high-frame-rate cinema.
Oct. 20 2016 12:07 PMMoonlightBarry Jenkins’ stunning movie showers its audience in blessings.
Oct. 19 2016 9:00 AMJack Reacher: Never Go BackMaybe never even go the first time.

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