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John Wick stands behind a car in John Wick: Chapter 4.

John Wick: Chapter 4 review: too much of a good thing

As impressive as it is frustrating, John Wick: Chapter 4 eventually wears out its welcome thanks to its exhausting three-hour runtime.
Lottie faces Natalie in the snow in Yellowjackets Season 2.

Yellowjackets season 2 review: a bolder and messier follow-up

Christina Ricci, Juliette Lewis, Melanie Lynskey, and Tawny Cypress all return in Yellowjackets season 2, a bolder but messier season than the hit show's first.
A woman stands in a hallway in Boston Strangler.

Boston Strangler review: a middling true crime drama

Boston Strangler is a well-acted but ultimately mediocre true crime drama. The Keira Knightley and Carrie Coon-led film is streaming now on Hulu.
Shazam points in Shazam! Fury of the Gods.

Shazam! Fury of the Gods review: a zombified superhero movie with nowhere to go

Zachary Levi returns as the DC Comics superhero Shazam in Shazam! Fury of the Gods, a comic book movie without any real purpose or sense of fun.
Willem Dafoe sits in front of a table in Inside.

Inside review: a dour, ill-conceived psychological drama

Not even another go-for-broke performance from Willem Dafoe can save his new psychological drama, Inside. The film is now playing in theaters.
Ted Lasso sits at a press conference table in season 3.

Ted Lasso season 3 review: back and bigger than ever

Ted Lasso season 3 may or may not be the show's last, but it certainly feels designed to be. The new season premieres Wednesday, March 15 on Apple TV+.
Adam Driver wears a futuristic spacesuit in 65.

65 review: a simple, bare-bones sci-fi thriller

Adam Driver gives yet another standout, committed performance in 65. The sci-fi thriller is now playing in theaters.
Sam and Tara stand on the street together in Scream 6.

Scream 6 review: a bloodier, better sequel

Scream 6 is yet another fun and bloody addition to one of horror's best franchises. The film is now playing in theaters.
Michael B. Jordan and Jonathan Majors face each other in a boxing ring in Creed 3.

Creed III review: A flawed but entertaining sequel

Michael B. Jordan's Creed 3 is an uneven but entertaining sports drama. The film hits theaters on Friday, March 3.
Vincent Cassel and Eva Green face each other in Liaison.

Liaison review: a pulpy, melodramatic espionage thriller

Eva Green and Vincent Cassel bring their considerable charisma to Liaison. New episodes of the flawed but fun espionage thriller premiere Fridays on Apple TV+.
Keri Russell hides behind a tree as a bear tries to climb it in a scene from Cocaine Bear.

Cocaine Bear review: a mixed-bag drug comedy

Dumb fun with a great cast, Cocaine Bear manages to deal the good stuff without forgetting the sort of film it's trying to be.
Jim Gaffigan wears a space suit while standing next to Rhea Seehorn in Linoleum.

Linoleum review: a delicate, quietly moving sci-fi adventure

Jim Gaffigan plays two different characters in writer-director Colin West's quirky new sci-fi dramedy, Linoleum. The film is now playing in theaters.
Christoph Waltz stands at the top of a staircase in The Consultant.

The Consultant review: a darkly comic, disappointing thriller

The Consultant is a stylish but disappointing new workplace thriller. The Christoph Waltz-led series is now streaming on Amazon Prime Video.
David Harbour, as a ghost, peeks out from behind Anthony Mackie in a scene from We Have A Ghost.

We Have a Ghost review: Supernatural fun with a comb-over Casper

The family-friendly Netflix comedy We Have a Ghost doesn't break any new ground, but it still delivers a fun, satisfying adventure supported by a great cast.
Two Formula 1 cars speed around a corner in a scene from season 5 of Formula 1: Drive to Survive.

Formula 1: Drive To Survive review: Season 5 gets a tune-up

The Netflix documentary series Formula 1: Drive to Survive gets a tune-up for season 5, and the result is a more rewarding, authentic season of racing drama.
Billy Crudup stands near a Brightside poster in Hello Tomorrow.

Hello Tomorrow! review: a trivial retrofuturistic dramedy

Hello Tomorrow! is a charming, if shallow, retrofuturistic sci-fi dramedy series. Its first three episodes are available to stream now on Apple TV+.
Kathryn Newton and Paul Rudd stand on the surface of a weird planet in a scene from Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania.

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania review: more weird, less heart

Big in its ambition and scope, but stretched too thin, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is an entertaining, middle-tier entry in the MCU.
Julianne Moore sits next to Justice Smith in Sharper.

Sharper review: the art of conning a con man

Sharper is a slick and stylish, but flawed con man thriller. The Sebastian Stan and Julianne Moore-led film premieres Friday, February 17 on Apple TV+.
A bloody nun stands at an altar in Consecration.

Consecration review: Even bloody, gun-toting nuns can’t save this horror movie

Despite a promising beginning, the supernatural horror movie Consecration is brought down by a confusing and unsatisfactory climax.
Salma Hayek Pinault dances with Channing Tatum in Magic Mike's Last Dance.

Magic Mike’s Last Dance review: a slight but stylish fantasy

Magic Mike's Last Dance sends its franchise out on a fun, if slight, note. The Salma Hayek Pinault and Channing Tatum-led film is now playing in theaters.
Rita Moreno, Jane Fonda, Sally Field, and Lily Tomlin all stand near metal detectors in 80 for Brady.

80 for Brady review: a major comedic and dramatic fumble

80 for Brady is a creative misfire that fails to make the most out of its immensely talented leads. The film is now playing in theaters nationwide.
Abby Quinn, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Dave Bautista, and Ruprt Grint stand grimly inside a cabin, staring at the camera.

Knock at the Cabin review: Bautista lifts Shyamalan’s familiar apocalypse

Dave Bautista delivers a standout performance in Knock at the Cabin and elevates M. Night Shyamalan's apocalyptic thriller.
Melvil Poupaud, Camille Leban Martins, and Léa Seydoux lean on a railing together in One Fine Morning.

One Fine Morning review: a gentle, affecting character study

Léa Seydoux gives a quietly heartbreaking performance in One Fine Morning. The affecting new drama from Mia Hansen-Løve is now playing in theaters.
Two people in masks ride in a car in Infinity Pool.

Infinity Pool review: a deep dive into depravity

Get your freak on in Brandon Cronenberg's strikingly original sci-fi satire Infinity Pool, starring Alexander Skarsgård and Mia Goth.
Jason Segel stands near a house in Shrinking.

Shrinking review: 2023’s first great ensemble comedy

Shrinking stars Harrison Ford and Jason Segel as a pair of diametrically opposed therapists. The endearing new comedy series premieres January 27 on Apple TV+.
Natasha Lyonne wears a trucker hat and sunglasses in Poker Face.

Poker Face review: a charming ode to a bygone TV era

Rian Johnson and Natasha Lyonne's Poker Face offers a clever twist on the classic TV detective format. It premieres January 26 on Peacock.
Vox Machina stands together in front of an archway in The Legend of Vox Machina Season 2.

The Legend of Vox Machina season 2 review: bigger and bolder

The Legend of Vox Machina season 2 is bolder and more rewarding than the show's debut run. The Critical Role-inspired series returns January 20 on Amazon Prime.
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Women Talking review: speaking truth to power

With a great acting ensemble and powerful script, Sarah Polley's Women Talking is a must-see movie for anyone who likes a good drama.
Hugh Jackman stands behind Zen McGrath and Laura Dern in The Son.

The Son review: an emotionally manipulative family drama

Hugh Jackman and Laura Dern turn in standout performances in Florian Zeller's emotionally manipulative new drama, The Son. The film hits theaters on January 20.
Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey crouch behind a glass case together in The Last of Us.

The Last of Us review: HBO breaks Hollywood’s video game curse

The Last of Us is an engaging, occasionally magnificent video game adaptation. The post-apocalyptic drama premieres Sunday, January 15 on HBO.
Tom Hanks holds a cat in A Man Called Otto.

A Man Called Otto review: Tom Hanks anchors a sweet drama

Tom Hanks brings his usual charisma to the new family drama A Man Called Otto. The film is set to be released nationwide on Friday, January 13.
A giant being, Ultraman, bends down to look at four humans on the ground next to a helicopter.

Shin Ultraman review: an ultrastrong hit of nostalgia

Come for the giant monster brawls, but stay for Shin Ultraman's quirky cinematography and wonderfully retro aesthetic.
Anna Konkle and Jermaine Fowler sit in the waiting room of a hospital during a scene from The Drop.

The Drop review: let it go

Hulu's The Drop wants to be more funny and insightful than it is, and it ultimately delivers a disappointing satire on love and relationships.
Kaina and Liliha leaping off a branch of the giant tree in Kaina.

Kaina of the Great Snow Sea review: a riveting anime worth your time

Outside of some occasionally stiff animation and uninspired character designs, Crunchyroll's Kaina of the Great Snow Sea is a riveting dose of originality.