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Baby Driver

Edgar Wright’s new car-chase movie is part greatest-hits compilation, part remix.

June 22 2017 1:35 PMThe Conversation Encapsulated All of Our Nixon-Era FearsFrancis Ford Coppola’s thriller tapped into timely anxieties around privacy and trust.
June 20 2017 8:00 AMConspiracy Thrillers Movie Club: The Conversation and Enemy of the StateBefore 9/11, the idea of constant government surveillance seemed extreme. Now we take it for granted.
June 15 2017 1:38 PMThe Big SickBased on the unbelievable story of Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon’s real-life romance, this is the rare rom-com that’s as messy as real life.
June 13 2017 8:07 PMCars 3The Cars sequel for people who hate Cars 2.
June 8 2017 3:17 PMThe MummyUniversal’s attempt to launch its own cinematic universe feels like it’s had its brains pulled out through its nose.
May 25 2017 2:47 PMPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No TalesGod help me, I still like this franchise.
May 24 2017 5:23 PMWar MachineBrad Pitt’s first film for Netflix is a perfectly timed satire. If only it were a good movie.
May 11 2017 5:16 PMAlien: CovenantCome for the xenomorphs. Stay for the tender Fassbender-on-Fassbender action.
May 5 2017 10:48 AMGuardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2Derivative of the rib-poking, candy-colored original? Hell yes it is!
April 27 2017 7:43 PM­The CircleThe film adaptation of Dave Eggers’ tech satire is like Black Mirror meets Silicon Valley—except it’s neither funny nor frightening.
April 13 2017 2:17 PMThe Lost City of ZJames Gray’s adaptation of David Grann’s book is like a real-life Indiana Jones where the villain is the British class system.
March 17 2017 9:27 PMSong to SongTerrence Malick’s indie-rock film plays like a singer reprising an old tune, but no one sings it like him.
March 10 2017 1:31 PMRawThe French cannibal sex movie to end all French cannibal sex movies.
March 3 2017 12:00 PMThe Live-Action Beauty and the Beast How is it possible that a story about a woman prisoner falling in love with her beast captor is still this enchanting?
Feb. 26 2017 7:00 PMThe Snark MachineWhat Twitter’s smartest critics and funniest comics are saying about the Oscars.
June 21 2017 5:30 AMThe BeguiledSofia Coppola’s new movie is elegant and tasteful to a fault—even when the hacksaws come out.
June 16 2017 10:26 AMPicture Me LOLin’The long-gestating biopic All Eyez on Me is as awkward and laughable as the Tupac hologram.
June 14 2017 1:50 PMAll the President’s Men Is a Superhero Flick for JournalistsHow do you keep an audience interested when the entire country knows how the story turns out?
June 8 2017 7:27 PMIt Comes at NightLike a Bruegel painting, this post-apocalyptic horror film portrays a bleak vision with a master’s touch.
June 1 2017 3:32 PMWonder WomanThis delicately powerful superhero movie made me finally see the importance of female representation.
May 25 2017 11:45 AMBaywatchNot even Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson can save this movie from drowning in dick jokes.
May 12 2017 9:03 AMKing Arthur: Legend of the SwordGuy Ritchie’s entirely brainless, totally enjoyable fantasy reveals the bro-y side of the Arthurian legend.
May 10 2017 3:37 PMSnatchedThe perfect Mother’s Day movie for mothers and daughters with strong stomachs.
May 3 2017 11:00 AMRiskLaura Poitras’ WikiLeaks documentary shows what happens when a filmmaker gets too close to her subject.
April 13 2017 5:31 PMThe Fate of the FuriousIs it possible for a Fast and the Furious film to be too implausible?
April 4 2017 2:39 PMMonster MishmashAnne Hathaway’s Colossal is a mongrel of a monster movie, and that’s what makes it great.
March 13 2017 12:17 PMT2 TrainspottingChoose to see this nostalgia-drenched, sociologically astute, and intoxicatingly clever sequel.
March 9 2017 11:02 AMKong: Skull IslandThe King Kong reboot apes classics like Apocalypse Now, but it’s not as clever as it thinks.
Feb. 28 2017 6:51 PMLoganHugh Jackman’s final film as Wolverine is Unforgiven with claws.
Feb. 23 2017 4:57 PMGet OutJordan Peele’s first feature film is an instant comedy-horror classic about the hilarious nightmare that is existing while black.

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