Kenneth Lonergan's masterful film about grief is almost unbearably sad—but so worth it.
Think John Hughes with an edge in this whipsmart coming-of-age film.
In New Zealand, a boy and his crusty foster father take to the bush.
They're heeeere—but what do they want?
Barry Jenkins' film about growing up poor, black, and gay is a revelation.
Mel Gibson's WWII hero is too perfect to be believed.
In his directorial debut, Ewan McGregor takes on an ambitious project—with mostly disappointing results.
Does the world really need a film about an autistic assassin?
Powerful true story of a real-life slave revolt is an impressive debut for writer/director Nate Parker.
If you think Edward Snowden was a traitor, this one's probably not for you.
Our daffy heroine is now in her 40s...and not much else has changed.
Clint Eastwood ably steers this story of a reluctant American hero.
An awkward blend of Masterpiece Theater and Nicholas Sparks movie.
I admired this Philip Roth adaptation a bit more than I liked it.
This contemporary Western is not to be missed.
More tales of men behaving badly.
Loveable and appealingly earnest adventure is fun for the whole family.
Strange but true story of the worst opera singer in the world
In this bittersweet comedy, members of an improv troupe find themselves at a crossroads.
Uh oh, another DC Comics dud.
This minor Woody Allen diversion had the potential to be so much better.
It's Moms Gone Wild in this funnier-than-you-expect comedy.
A father happily raises his family off the grid—until the real world encroaches.
And you think YOU'VE attended bad dinner parties.
Sorry haters, these female Ghostbusters are rad.
Pixar knockoff is cute and funny enough, but has no depth.
Dory, Nemo, and Marlin are all back for another enchanting underwater adventure.
The giant is simply wonderful. But about that heroine...
Hey, had you heard that L.A. is a very superficial place?
Andy Samberg gives us The Full Bieber is this funny mockumentary.
Mostly charming three-hankie romance has a very bizarre ending.
In this surrealist dark comedy, find a partner...or else.
Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes shine in this sensual thriller.
Who knew Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe were so funny?
Susan Sarandon shines again in this mostly light-hearted film about grief.
It's superhero against superhero...again.
For local cinema lovers, it's the most wonderful time of the year.
Max Weiss is the managing editor of Baltimore and a film and pop culture critic.
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