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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Guy Ritchie’s entirely brainless, totally enjoyable fantasy reveals the bro-y side of the Arthurian legend.

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.
Feb. 10 2017 10:55 AMFifty Shades DarkerWhy do I keep consenting to this cinematic torture?
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.
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.
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.

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