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The New Movie From the Creator of This Is Us Is Bad Enough to Make You Question Life Itself

Dan Fogelman’s latest spans continents, generations, and all boundaries of good taste.

Sept. 14 2018 6:07 PMThe New Movie Adaptation of Bel Canto Squanders a Fascinating Story and Julianne MooreYou may find yourself begging for the fat lady to sing.
Sept. 14 2018 3:15 PMIn The Land of Steady Habits, Nicole Holofcener Explores Uncharted TerritoryThe writer-director’s latest stars Ben Mendelsohn as her first-ever male protagonist.
Sept. 10 2018 4:36 PMIn American Dharma, Errol Morris Exposes Steve Bannon by Letting Him Think He WonThe already-controversial documentary gives the white nationalist a platform, then tries to take it out from under him.
Sept. 7 2018 1:36 PMMichael Moore’s New Movie Is a Much-Needed Punch to the GutFahrenheit 11/9 is a rousing piece of propaganda and a worthy successor to the highest-grossing documentary of all time.
Aug. 30 2018 6:01 PMThe New Movie Pick of the Litter Is Like Survivor With PuppiesThis portrait of guide dogs in training may seem cuddly, but it’s also surprisingly intense.
Aug. 23 2018 5:29 PMAndrew Bujalski’s New Movie About a Hooters-esque Bar Thrives On ModestySupport the Girls is delightfully tacky, yet refined.
Aug. 17 2018 5:45 AMIt’s Time to Forgive The Joy Luck ClubThe landmark film beautifully portrayed the Asian American experience. Then Asian Americans turned on it.
Aug. 15 2018 5:50 AMWe the Animals Is a One-of-a-Kind Movie Adapted From a Seemingly Unadaptable NovelDirector Jeremiah Zagar takes on an impossible task—and mostly succeeds.
Aug. 10 2018 5:50 AMNetflix’s New Movie Is Perfect Comfort Food for Fans of Downton Abbey or the BrontësDon’t let the title scare you away from The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.
Aug. 8 2018 11:00 PMCrazy Rich Asians Is Crazy, Rich, and Actually Very AmericanThe groundbreaking movie adaptation of the best-selling novel is a transportive delight.
Aug. 1 2018 7:33 AMDoes the Plot of Mission: Impossible—Fallout Make Any Sense? Does It Matter?Three Slate critics spoil every stunt, mask rip, and shot of Tom Cruise running.
July 26 2018 1:38 PMThe New Movie About Hollywood’s “Pimp to the Stars” Is the Most Dishy Documentary in AgesBut that’s not even the most compelling thing about it.
July 18 2018 9:30 AMMcQueen Is the Rare Doc That Must Be Seen on the Big ScreenThe new movie about Alexander McQueen doesn’t tell you he was a genius. It shows you.
July 16 2018 7:30 AMThe Righteously Angry Blindspotting Takes on the Complexity of GentrificationThe hip-hop–infused new movie, co-written by and starring Hamilton’s Daveed Diggs, captures Oakland from dual perspectives.
July 12 2018 7:34 AMHBO’s Robin Williams Documentary Is Just As Eager to Please As Its SubjectCome Into My Mind fails to go more than skin-deep.
Sept. 14 2018 4:09 PMThe Predator Openly Skewers the Predator MoviesIt may be the best one.
Sept. 13 2018 2:18 PMA Simple Favor Announces the Arrival of Blake Lively, Character ActressPart Hitchcock pastiche, part mommy vlog, Paul Feig’s latest belongs entirely to its co-star.
Sept. 9 2018 5:00 PMQuincy Jones Has Accomplished So Much That Even Netflix’s New Doc About Him Can’t Capture It AllThough it does capture the music legend at his most irreverent.
Sept. 5 2018 1:47 PMA New Movie Unearths the Illegal Mass Deportation of Hundreds in ’17Robert Greene’s latest blurs the lines between fiction and nonfiction, past and present.
Aug. 24 2018 5:27 PMThe Happytime Murders Is Part Muppet Spoof, Part Racial Allegory, All DullThat ejaculating puppet is far from the most offensive thing in the new Melissa McCarthy movie.
Aug. 22 2018 7:07 PMSearching Is a Bizarro Black Mirror Where Technology Is GoodThe new thriller portrays a world where Silicon Valley is the cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems.
Aug. 15 2018 12:00 PMThis Week’s Other Asian American Rom-Com Is Streaming on NetflixTo All the Boys I’ve Loved Before may wish to be left out of any comparisons to Crazy Rich Asians.
Aug. 14 2018 10:57 AMSundance Winner Minding the Gap Is About So Much More Than SkateboardingThe new documentary follows three young men trying to skate free of the cycle of abuse.
Aug. 9 2018 1:16 PMBlacKkKlansman Finds a Way to Make Even White Supremacists EntertainingSpike Lee’s sometimes brilliant new movie explores a moment when history repeated itself as farce.
Aug. 3 2018 7:08 PMThe Miseducation of Cameron Post Is a Movie About Gay People but Not Really for ThemThe film adaptation takes kid gloves to a subject that deserves a sledgehammer.
July 31 2018 5:50 PMThe Spy Who Dumped Me Shows Even Comedy Sharpshooters Sometimes MissKate McKinnon and Mila Kunis’ buddy film accepts a worthy mission but never finds its target.
July 19 2018 4:05 PMMamma Mia! Here We Go AgainHow can I resist this glitter-pantsuited sequel?
July 16 2018 3:09 PMSkyscraper Turns 9/11 Into KitschThe new movie from the Rock turns the World Trade Center attacks into popcorn-friendly entertainment, complete with a happy ending.
July 12 2018 5:04 PMThe New Mission: Impossible Understands the Secret of the Franchise’s Action SequencesTom Cruise doesn’t make it look easy. He makes it look hard.
July 10 2018 5:52 AMEighth Grade Is a Movie About Middle School That Will Leave Adults in TearsBo Burnham’s funny, original debut feature is astonishingly mature.

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