Film

Serious to a Fault, ‘Midnight Special’ Could Have Been Special

Remniscent of Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Jeff Nichols’ new film, featuring a supernatural boy, misses the fun that made its precursors shine.

‘Krisha’ Turns a Thanksgiving Reunion Into a Cornucopia of Nightmares

If you thought your family was bad, wait until you see this film.

Terrence Malick’s ‘Knight of Cups’ Is a King-Sized Head-Scratcher

In the filmmaker’s latest, moments pass like sands through the hourglass, or tears in rain, or whatever other greeting-card profundity you want to offer.

The Top 12 Things to Do This Week

Esperanza Spalding, Susan Orlean, The Flavr Blue, David Crosby and more.