• Movie review: 'Tag' is a fun yet forgettable bromantic comedy with a nimble cast

    By Ann Hornaday The Washington Post -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 15, 2018

    Starring Ed Helms, Jon Hamm, Jake Johnson, Hannibal Buress, Jeremy Renner, Isla Fisher, Leslie Bibb, Rashida Jones, Annabelle Wallis; directed by Jake Tomsic; 100 minutes; R for language throughout, crude sexual content, drug use and brief nudity. Grade: C+ "Tag," a genial comedy...

  • Movie review: After 14 years, a heroic, and meta, return in 'Incredibles 2'

    By Michael O'Sullivan The Washington Post -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 15, 2018

    Starring Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Huck Milner; directed by Brad Bird; 118 minutes; PG for action sequences and some brief mild language. Fourteen years have passed since the animated superhero comedy "The Incredibles" burst into theaters. But when fans of the hit...

  • Movie review: 'The Seagull' is bloodless but brilliantly acted

    By Michael O'Sullivan The Washington Post -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 15, 2018

    Starring Elisabeth Moss, Saoirse Ronan, Annette Bening; directed by Michael Mayer; 99 minutes; PG-13 for some mature thematic elements, a scene of violence, drug use and partial nudity. Is it a contradiction to call "The Seagull," the authoritative film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's...

  • Movie review: Yes, 'Ocean's 8' is a heist movie, but it's also an empowering, cheeky comedy

    By Michael O'Sullivan The Washington Post -
    Published: Fri, Jun 8, 2018

    Starring Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling; directed by Gary Ross; 110 minutes; PG-13 for strong language, drug use and some suggestive material. Most every successful heist movie, like a heist itself, functions by obeying a...

  • Movie review: This new flick gets right everything that 'Mother!' got wrong

    By Ann Hornaday The Washington Post -
    Published: Fri, Jun 8, 2018

    Starring Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Philip Ettinger, Cedric the Entertainer; directed by Paul Schrader; 113 minutes; R for some disturbing violent images. "First Reformed," an austere drama of one man's apocalyptic crisis of faith, feels like the movie Paul Schrader was put on...

  • Movie review: Sci-fi love story of punks, aliens and loud guitars sounds weird but works

    By Michael O'Sullivan, The Washington Post -
    Updated: Fri, Jun 1, 2018

    Starring Elle Fanning, Nicole Kidman, Alex Sharp; directed by John Cameron Mitchell; 102 minutes; R for coarse language throughout, sexual content, some drug use and nudity. "How to Talk to Girls at Parties" is a candy-colored sci-fi confection set in 1977 London, where Enn (Alex...

  • The 24 movies everyone will be talking about this summer

    By Michael O'Sullivan, The Washington Post -
    Updated: Fri, May 25, 2018

    What's that buzz? Is it the hum of the Millennium Falcon, warming up in "Solo: A Star Wars Story"? Or could it be the insistent, thrumming soundtrack of "Sicario: Day of the Soldado"? Or maybe the beating wings of Evangeline Lilly as the Wasp in "Ant-Man and the Wasp"? No. It's the...

  • The young Han Solo movie is here. And let's just say a robot is the best part.

    By Ann Hornaday, The Washington Post -
    Updated: Fri, May 25, 2018

    "Solo: A Star Wars Story" begins with the Star Wars franchise's signature tag line, "A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away." But it seems only yesterday that the title character met his end in "The Force Awakens," the first installment in yet another trilogy that feels as if it's...

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