Hateship LoveshipKristen Wiig is a revelation in this adaptation of Alice Munro’s short story.
ManeaterYou’d be crazy not to watch Scarlett Johansson in Under the Skin, but you might be unhappy you did.
Why Teens Love DystopiasBrutal, highly factionalized worlds governed by remote authoritarian entities? That’s basically high school.
Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac: Vol. I: You Won’t Believe Shia LaBeouf’s Cockney Accent
It Was Gravity vs. GravitasAnd the weightier movie won.
Put Your Oscars Knowledge to the Test With This Screenplay Quiz
Child’s PoseIt ain’t about yoga.
Emmanuel Lubezki Is on InstagramAnd the Gravity cinematographer is just as gifted with still images as he is with moving ones.
Meryl Streep Gets Thanked More Than GodCrunching the numbers on a decade-plus of Oscar acceptance speeches.
RoboCopIs the spirit of the original still alive?
PSH, RIPPhilip Seymour Hoffman could do anything—and he was just getting started.
Tomorrow NightLouis C.K.’s genre-busting, never-released feature about a man who makes love to ice cream.
The Secret Life of Walter MittyA movie searches for its own sense of fun.
The Wolf of Wall StreetEpic in size, claustrophobically narrow in scope.
HerSpike Jonze’s wistful portrait of our love affair with technology.
A Very Special SnowflakeTalking to Errol Morris about Donald Rumsfeld, who’s as maddeningly opaque as ever in The Unknown Known.
A Mild WinterScarlett Johansson enlivens the pleasant but unremarkable new Captain America.
Muppets Most Wanted
The lovers, the dreamers, and Ray Liotta.
The Scribblin’ SamuraiDana Stevens answers reader questions during a Reddit AMA.
The Lady in Number 6This documentary short about the oldest Holocaust survivor is 38 minutes of pure joy.
The Grand Budapest HotelWes Anderson goes to war.
How to Get Yourself to Watch “Difficult” MoviesNotes from a Schindler’s List viewing party.
The Wind RisesHayao Miyazaki’s final film has the sweep of a David Lean epic and the dreamlike quality of late Kurosawa.
I Can’t “Let It Go”My daughter loves Frozen, but that weird come-hither makeover in its show-stopping ballad leaves me very cold.
The Lego MovieA clever, vivid, funny, oddly profound movie … about plastic bricks.
Labor DayCampiest sex scene since Ghost?
Lone Survivor’s Title Gives Away the Ending, But That Doesn’t Make It Any Less Harrowing
August: Osage CountyA gifted ensemble cast can't save this messy adaptation of the acclaimed play.
Anchorman 2Some of it is funny. Some of it dies.
Saving Mr. BanksIt’ll leave you feeling something short of supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.