The Shark

Michael Fassbender as a predatory Steve Jobs in Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin’s biopic.

Oct. 2 2015 12:16 PMThe Cab Ride as Artistic RebellionIranian director Jafar Panahi, banned from movie-making, returns with the funny and moving Taxi.
Sept. 25 2015 9:09 AMThe InternThe gender politics of this Nancy Meyers comedy aren’t nearly as bad as the trailers suggest.
Sept. 17 2015 10:43 AMSicarioDirector Denis Villeneuve gives the brutal violence of the intractable drug war the action-movie treatment.
Aug. 28 2015 11:42 AMZ for ZachariahMargot Robbie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Chris Pine confront faith at the end of the world.
Aug. 20 2015 3:21 PMAmerican UltraThe Jesse Eisenberg vehicle turns Jason Bourne into Jason Bong. Puff, puff, pass.
Aug. 18 2015 9:39 AMTom at the FarmCanadian wunderkind Xavier Dolan wears the platinum locks of the Hitchcock blonde for this naughty thriller.
Aug. 14 2015 9:28 AMMistress AmericaNoah Baumbach’s screwball comedy is neither daffy nor dark enough.
July 30 2015 9:52 PMThe End of the TourDavid Foster Wallace is at the center of a movie of ideas that contains actual ideas.
July 17 2015 11:12 AMThe Look of SilenceThe follow-up to Joshua Oppenheimer’s Act of Killing is just as beautiful—and just as disturbing.
July 10 2015 11:39 AMTangerineAn uncommon and unmissable romantic comedy about two transgender prostitutes.
June 19 2015 7:18 AMBoy HoodDope, a sly comedy about a young black man’s coming of age.
June 12 2015 10:39 AMJurassic WorldA whomping good time, as long as you don’t pay too close attention.
May 29 2015 11:19 AMPromising ResultsEvery cinema lover has a director she wishes audiences would embrace. Mine is Andrew Bujalski.
May 21 2015 3:40 PMThe Big RiverSee Satyajit Ray’s Apu Trilogy in its wondrous new restoration before you accept your death.
May 14 2015 2:37 PMThe Loneliness of the Long-Distance GunnerEthan Hawke plays a drone operator in Andrew Niccol’s Good Kill.
Oct. 1 2015 10:41 AMSaving Astronaut WatneyMatt Damon tries to stay alive while a loyal team fights to bring him home in Ridley Scott’s entertaining The Martian.
Sept. 18 2015 12:18 PMBlack MassJohnny Depp’s ice-cold Whitey Bulger is the highlight of a solid Boston gangster movie.
Aug. 28 2015 3:46 PMThe Second MotherA magnificent drama about the charged relationship between household help and the household.
Aug. 26 2015 8:27 AMQueen of EarthElisabeth Moss gives her most visceral performance yet in Alex Ross Perry’s drama of frenemyship.
Aug. 19 2015 6:00 AMGrandmaLily Tomlin stars as a septuagenarian lesbian widow in this deft, touching story about grief and moving on.
Aug. 14 2015 10:32 AMStraight Outta ComptonLike its subject, the NWA biopic is exhilarating, abrasive, and peaks early.
Aug. 6 2015 10:36 AMI Wanna Get Lost in Your Rock ’n’ RollMeryl Streep is wondrous as a washed-up rocker in Ricki and the Flash.
July 29 2015 5:50 PMMore Risky BusinessTom Cruise’s mission, should he choose to accept it: Keep making action movies forever.
July 16 2015 9:47 AMTrainwreckIt’s not one!  
July 2 2015 10:48 AMI Said Go, Go, GoLike its subject and her music, Asif Kapadia’s Amy Winehouse documentary is soulful, joyful, tragic.
June 18 2015 5:50 AMAll the Feels Pixar’s astonishing Inside Out will change the way you think about your emotions.
June 4 2015 11:11 AMSpyPaul Feig’s latest movie gives Melissa McCarthy her best and realest character since Bridemaids.
May 21 2015 7:29 PMBrad Bird Is Not SuperhumanTomorrowland is the incredible Incredibles director’s first misfire.
May 15 2015 1:05 PMPitch Perfect 2A fan’s lament for a cynical sequel that cares less about the joy of music than it aca-oughta.
May 12 2015 11:59 AMMad Max: Fury RoadCome for the feminist empowerment, stay for the tricked-out nightmare doomcars.