T2 Trainspotting

"Trainspotting" was edgy, groundbreaking cinema. “T2 Trainspotting” enjoyably underlines many of the same themes without adding any meaningful postscript.

Beauty and the Beast

A live-action remake of the 1991 animated Disney classic, “Beauty & the Beast” makes a tale as old as time feel new, magical and familiar all at once.

The Sense of an Ending

Jim Broadbent shines in this contemplation of regret and memory, which is really the story we tell ourselves about ourselves.

The Last Word

"The Last Word" is a good-enough dramedy to hold a place of honor on screen legend Shirley MacLaine’s filmography.

Kong: Skull Island

Gloriously funny and thrilling, the year's first real thrill-ride blockbuster delivers in a big way. No bones about it: This Kong is the real deal.

The Ottoman Lieutenant

A by-the-numbers historical romance/drama that registers as a soap-opera version of a Merchant-Ivory production.

The Salesman

This Iranian drama, which just won the Oscar for Foreign Language Film, explores the way women and men feel constrained by cultural and religious expectations.


A stirring, blood-soaked deep dive into the character of Wolverine that doubles as one of comic-book cinema's finest entries.