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The Red Turtle

A spare, wordless animated feature about a man trapped on an island by a mysterious giant red turtle.

I Am Not Your Negro

This is one of the most important films on race ever made.

Charlie Day and Ice Cube play a pair of squabbling teachers settling their beef the hard way in "Fist Fight," a 2017 Warner Brothers comedy.

Fist Fight

Charlie Day's irritated-chipmunk reveries were bound to one day meet a movie so irredeemably terrible they couldn't possibly prop it up. Well, here it is.
Winfried (Peter Simonischek) poses as his goofball alter ego Toni Erdmann in "Toni Erdmann," a 2016 Sony Pictures Classics release.

Toni Erdmann

This German marvel earns its epic seriocomic sprawl by celebrating meaning in moments that may not, on their face, seem to matter all that much.

Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Documentary

Reviews of all five Oscar-nominated short films -- Documentary.
Keanu Reeves reprises his role as badass assassin John Wick in "John Wick: Chapter Two," a 2017 Summit-Lionsgate release directed by Chad Stahelski.

John Wick: Chapter 2

"John Wick: Chapter 2" is enjoyably tacky & distinguished, indulging literary allusions & bodacious lacerations like someone chasing 10-year scotch with PBR.

The Lego Batman Movie

Can the Lego team sustain a parody of a tiresome superhero without it becoming tiresome itself? The answer is: Mostly.

Fifty Shades Darker

I read that Dakota Johnson used whiskey to shoot the sex scenes in “Fifty Shades Darker.” After watching the movie all I can say is: Where’s ours?