Add in some colorful underworld figures and you have the ingredients for an entertaining, ultraviolent and occasionally witty thriller.
What seemed likely to be a cynical corporate cash-in turned out to be a clever, funny, self-aware and heartfelt movie.
Asa Butterfield and Britt Robertson star.
The latest installment does at least make a token effort to address what role the Internet might play in the mythology.
Julieta is a bit meandering and digressive, but Almodóvar’s skill at bringing vibrant female characters to the screen serves him well.
Asghar Farhadi won the 2012 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film for A Separation.
New series on FX and NBC offer different kinds of heroes.
Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant start in the new Netflix zombie show.
Jack Bauer is gone, replaced by Corey Hawkins’ Eric Carter, a former Army Ranger targeted by terrorists.
The humor in The Comedian is often at the same level as Dirty Grandpa.
Jim Jarmusch’s latest structural gem observes a week in the life of a New Jersey bus driver.
Matthew McConaughey throws himself into his performance as Kenny Wells.