Maysaloun Hamoud’s debut feature is a timely, warm and energetic celebration of friendship.
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Forget high rents and artisanal pizza. This dystopian glimpse of a Brooklyn neighborhood features an army of snipers and storm troopers.
Mr. Jackson is an ill-tempered contract killer. Ryan Reynolds is his uptight protector. You can figure out the rest.
This showbiz tale finds new talent in Danielle Macdonald, its star, and Geremy Jasper, its writer and director.
This class-conscious caper, with Channing Tatum and Adam Driver as down-on-their-luck brothers, is ridiculously entertaining.
Based on a true story, Matt Ruskin’s film stars Lakeith Stanfield as a man who spent decades in prison for a crime he did not commit.
Bertrand Bonello’s “Nocturama” chronicles a dramatic attack in Paris, with remarkably little resonance with current events.
Robert Pattinson plays a not-too-bright bank robber on the run in Josh and Benny Safdie’s latest film, “Good Time.”
Adapted from Jeannette Walls’s best-selling memoir of her chaotic childhood, a movie decides to play it safe.
Kathryn Bigelow’s new movie, set amid the Detroit riots of 1967, grapples with the legacy of American racism.