Leonardo DiCaprio stars in Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s extraordinary tale of revenge and survival.
Why can't the brilliant Tarantino just grow up already?
Adam McKay's improbably entertaining film about the 2008 housing collapse.
Story of an American dreamer feels more condescending than inspiring.
Revel in Todd Hayne's stunningly gorgeous, heartbreaking, and romantic film about forbidden love.
Here are my 25 favorite films of the year.
The nostalgia is strong with this one.
Ron Howard's telling of the true story behind Moby Dick is handsomely mounted but fails to inspire.
Rocky serves as a mentor to Apollo Creed's son.
Story of the enterprising reporters who uncovered the Catholic priest scandal is our generation's All the President's Men.
It didn't feel true to the series.
One girl's journey from Ireland to Brooklyn, told with enormous care and empathy.
True story of the Chilean mine collapse is a real crowd pleaser. Should it be?
Daniel Craig is over it...and we can totally tell.
Bradley Cooper as a rebel chef who wears a leather jacket and rides a motorcyle. Stop laughing, it's actually not horrible!
Extraordinary film shows how far a mother will go to protect her child.
Derivative and uninspired supernatural action flick is also not a great vehicle for its star.
Guillermo del Toro's gorgeous gothic horror is a must-see.
Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin has found his latest cinematic surrogate in the visionary Apple founder.
Despite a few hitches, this fictionalized account of Phillipe Petit's famous Twin Tower wire walk will take your breath away.
In this gripping morality tale, a young man takes a job with the same predatory real estate agent who evicted him.
How do you survive on an uninhabitable planet all by yourself?
De Niro and Hathaway shine in the latest helping of Nancy Meyers's irresistible cinematic comfort food.
Depp is great, but we've seen this movie before.
Brace yourselves. 3D action film takes you right up on that snowy peak.
How did this lame-o movie even get made?
M. Night Shyamalan loosens up and reminds us how good he can be in this comedic horror film.
Robert Redford and Nick Nolte hit the Appalachian Trail
Lily Tomlin shines as a cranky old woman who bonds with her teenage granddaughter.
Zac Efron vehicle tries (and fails) to be the Saturday Night Fever of EDM.
Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach are at it again.
A sexual coming of age story about a (gasp!) teenage girl.
Revel in this front row seat to the political debates that changed television history.
You'll enjoy this stylish, if superficial, period spy thriller.
Biopic about the rise and fall of N.W.A. makes for riveting—and sadly relevant—entertainment.
Jason Segel gives a towering performance as the brilliant, tortured novelist David Foster Wallace.
Meryl Streep as a tattooed rocker in a dive bar? Why not?
Max Weiss is the managing editor of Baltimore and a film and pop culture critic.
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