Film

Stash Box: Marijuana at the Movies

Three classic films that are better when you’re high.

‘The Meddler’ Is Too Sitcom-Safe to Truly Transcend Its Genre’s Tropes

Susan Sarandon smothers in her latest role.

‘Captain America: Civil War’ Will Make America Wait Again

Too much of Civil War involves ginning up the phony conflict and preparing future storylines.

Papa: Hemingway in Cuba Is Respectable But Dull

It’s just another in a long line of ‘meh’ Hemingway films.

‘Golden Days’ Is Glowing, and Very, Very French

My Golden Days is a typically ardent example of the French coming-of-age film—maybe too typical at times, although it has surprises in store.

There Is No Way a Chet Baker Film Can End Happily

Despite the clumsiness, the film casts a spell. Its jazz rhythm has something to do with this.

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.