“Moana,” “Fantastic Beasts” dominate box office again

"Moana" and "Fantastic Beasts" hold onto the top two spots at the box office, as smaller films with Oscar hopes ease into the market.
Nancy Spungen (Chloe Webb) and Sid Vicious (Gary Oldman) kiss among the garbage in Alex Cox's 1986 film "Sid and Nancy."

Class of 1986: ‘Sid and Nancy’

Not quite the imperfect perfection in which punk music so often traffics, but a film of appropriately piercing volume and knotty shape.


Good, not fantastic grosses for “Beasts”

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" takes in $75 million, failing to reach the magical heights of other films set in the Harry Potter universe.
Amy Adams stars in "Arrival," a 2016 Paramount Pictures release directed by Denis Villeneuve.

“Doctor Strange” still has the magic; “Arrival” fails to

"Arrival" has a mediocre opening at $24 million, while "Doctor Strange" and "Trolls" continue to roll.


No surprise: “Doctor Strange” has the magic touch

"Doctor Strange" gives a lackluster fall a jolt at the box office with an $85 million opening; "Trolls" also strong with $45 million.

Interview with “Reparation” Director Kyle Ham

The Film Yap spoke with the director of locally filmed "Reparation."


No Sleep October: Let the Right One In (2008)

No Sleep October continues with "Let the Right One In."

“Inferno” fails to heat up the box office

The Robert Langdon saga appears to fizzle out as it garners only $15 million on its opening weekend, good enough for just second place.