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.
In Dublin, a 15-year-old boy starts a band to win the girl.
Rudyard Kipling's classic is brought to life in this eye-popping live action adventure.
Bros are people, too, you know.
Misbegotten Melissa McCarthy vehicle wastes both its premise and its star.
It's gloomy and gloomier!
Meet the apocalypse’s number one fan.
This sequel to Olympus Has Fallen is atrocious.
Amid the glitz and the glamor, there was a great big "mea culpa" from Oscar last night regarding race.
Will it be Leo's year? (Spoiler alert: Yes.)
Slow-burn period horror film earns its scares.
The 2 stands for the number of times you will laugh.
Fitfully amusing ensemble rom-com tries (but fails) to rise above its own cliches.
Throw this on the pile with the rest of the Nicholas Sparks films.
The Coen Brothers are having a blast with this homage to old Hollywood—and so will you.
Disney treatment of a real-life heroic coast guard rescue is solidly rousing, if predictable.
Baltimore native won't be attending or watching to protest lack of POC nominees.
You'll either love or hate Michael Bay's unsubtle but crudely effective film about the Behghazi attacks.
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 enterprising reporters uncovering 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?
Max Weiss is the managing editor of Baltimore and a film and pop culture critic.
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