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‘The Square’ Is Anything But

‘The Square’ Is Anything But

Funny, satirical, outrageous—director Ruben Östlund creates an arthouse roller-coaster ride.

‘The Square’ Is Anything But
Photo by Nicola Dove/Twentieth Century Fox                                Josh Gad, left, and Johnny Depp star in Murder on the Orient Express.

Kenneth Branagh Brings Some Fun to ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

A starry cast, old-fashioned screenwriting, and a gigantic mustache make for a satisfying whodunit.

Photo by Nicola Dove/Twentieth Century Fox                                Josh Gad, left, and Johnny Depp star in Murder on the Orient Express.
‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Weds Humor and the Hammer

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Weds Humor and the Hammer

The latest from Marvel injects its hero with much-needed levity.

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Weds Humor and the Hammer
Sparks Fly Amongst the Manure in ‘God’s Own Country’

Sparks Fly Amongst the Manure in ‘God’s Own Country’

Director Francis Lee takes viewer down to the farm for romance.

Sparks Fly Amongst the Manure in ‘God’s Own Country’
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‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ Explores the Dark Side of Winnie-the-Pooh

The latest from Simon Curtis is a cautionary tale for the age of celebrity.

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The Truth and Beauty of ‘Human Flow’

The Truth and Beauty of ‘Human Flow’

Artist Ai Weiwei takes viewers to the borderlands for a bird’s-eye view of displacement

The Truth and Beauty of ‘Human Flow’
Vincent Van Animated

Vincent Van Animated

Made from nearly 10,000 oil paintings, the film’s form alone justifies its existence.

Vincent Van Animated
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Harry Dean Stanton’s Final Film, ‘Lucky,’ Finds Him Playing a Near-Facsimile of Himself

A fitting final showcase for one of the century’s greatest character actors.

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An Elegant 197 Minutes With the New York Public Library

Frederick Wiseman’s documentary Ex Libris lets the library speak for itself.

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‘American Made’ Finds Tom Cruise Playing a Pilot Again, But This Time He’s a Reckless Fool

‘American Made’ Finds Tom Cruise Playing a Pilot Again, But This Time He’s a Reckless Fool

More Slop Gun than Top Gun, the film follows the outrageous but true story of Barry Seal.

‘American Made’ Finds Tom Cruise Playing a Pilot Again, But This Time He’s a Reckless Fool
‘Friend Request’ Tries to Facespook Audiences, But Datedness Gets in the Way

‘Friend Request’ Tries to Facespook Audiences, But Datedness Gets in the Way

The social-media horror feels slightly behind the times, but it still has some new ideas.

‘Friend Request’ Tries to Facespook Audiences, But Datedness Gets in the Way
Despite Strong Performances, ‘Rebel in the Rye’ Is a Slump of a Salinger Biopic

Despite Strong Performances, ‘Rebel in the Rye’ Is a Slump of a Salinger Biopic

The film’s subject has gravity of its own, but simple filmmaking decisions get in the way.

Despite Strong Performances, ‘Rebel in the Rye’ Is a Slump of a Salinger Biopic
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‘Crown Heights’ Tracks the Tale of a Man Wrongfully Imprisoned For 20 Years

Based on a ‘This American Life’ episode, the film takes a procedural approach.

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Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Jest at Windmills in ‘The Trip to Spain’

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Jest at Windmills in ‘The Trip to Spain’

The road-trip film blends fact and fiction, but the jokes are very real.

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon Jest at Windmills in ‘The Trip to Spain’
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Robert Pattinson Goes From Dreamboat to Sleazeball in ‘Good Time’

The stylish new film follows a bank robber’s feverish series of close calls.

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Steven Soderbergh Pulls a Reverse ‘Ocean’s 11’ in ‘Logan Lucky’

Steven Soderbergh Pulls a Reverse ‘Ocean’s 11’ in ‘Logan Lucky’

A heist is still central, but the conspirators are far from suave.

Steven Soderbergh Pulls a Reverse ‘Ocean’s 11’ in ‘Logan Lucky’
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‘Wind River’ Is a Very Talky Western

Taylor Sheridan’s new film is chock full of dialogue, but that’s also one of its biggest assets.

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‘Detroit’ Spares No Cruel Detail in Its Depiction of American Violence

‘Detroit’ Spares No Cruel Detail in Its Depiction of American Violence

Kathryn Bigelow’s retelling of the 1967 Algiers Motel Incident is a nerve-shredder.

‘Detroit’ Spares No Cruel Detail in Its Depiction of American Violence
Obvious Jokes Weigh Down Jenny Slate’s Follow-Up to Obvious Child

Obvious Jokes Weigh Down Jenny Slate’s Follow-Up to Obvious Child

Landline reaches for the raunchy for wont of a better story.

Obvious Jokes Weigh Down Jenny Slate’s Follow-Up to Obvious Child
War—What Is It Good For? In ‘Dunkirk,’ It’s Great for Overlapping Narratives

War—What Is It Good For? In ‘Dunkirk,’ It’s Great for Overlapping Narratives

Christopher Nolan’s new flick is built of meticulously interlocking storylines.

War—What Is It Good For? In ‘Dunkirk,’ It’s Great for Overlapping Narratives