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Spider-Man: Homecoming Delivers the Goods

Mixing a John Hughes-like coming-of-age comedy and the modern superhero blockbuster turns out to be a great idea. Kyle Smith writes We’ve seen a lot of dark superhero movies (including most of the DC ones) and a lot of smarmy ones (Guardians of [...]

‘Fargo’ Season 4 Finale Roundup

‘Fargo’ EP Noah Hawley On Open-Ended Finale, Potential Season 4 & ‘Cat’s Cradle’ SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details of tonight’s Fargo Season 3 finale. Anthony D’Alessandro writes:  “Please don’t tell people [...]

2017 Honda Civic Type R Review

The closer the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is pushed to its outer limits, the sooner it becomes clear that this car is something special. Dan Ilika writes: Hustle into a corner at, say, seven-tenths or more and there’s nary a hint of understeer, the [...]

Cannes Film Review: ‘Becoming Cary Grant’

Cary Grant’s inner life, including his experiments with LSD, is a ripe topic for a documentary, but this one trips along the surface. Owen Gleiberman writes: “Becoming Cary Grant” is a catchy title for an inside Hollywood documentary. It [...]

Film Review: ‘Churchill’

Brian Cox plays Winston Churchill with blustery conviction in a decent, prosaic drama about the wartime lesson he had to learn. Owen Gleiberman writes: In a historical biopic, nothing can shed light on a legendary figure — or, at least, knock him [...]

Review: Going Hazzard in a 2017 Dodge Challenger GT

Aaron Turpen writes: Bo and Luke Duke may have been driving a Charger back in the day, but the 1969 Charger’s successor is definitely the current-generation Challenger. Put behind the wheel of the 2017 Dodge Challenger GT in bright orange [...]

Bates Motel recap: ‘Visiting Hours’

The battle for dominance over Norman Bates’ mind. Jodi Walker writes: So much of Bates Motel season 5 has been about the battle for dominance over Norman Bates’ mind. We saw hints of Mother throughout the first four seasons, from her first [...]

Bates Motel Recap: ‘The Body’

“He’s not a bad person; he’s not a criminal… he’s crazy.” Jodi Walker writes: Appropriately on National Sibling Day, Dylan continues his streak of plainly (and finally) stating facts about his brother Norman that we’ve all been [...]

New Iron Fist Comic is What The Show Should’ve Been

NOTE: This article contains SPOILERS for Iron Fist #1 & #2 Andrew Dyce writes:  It may have been instantly branded as the worst Marvel show on Netflix, but defenders of Iron Fist came to its defense, reminding everyone that telling a “great [...]

[VIDEO] Movie Review: ‘Going In Style’

Pete Hammond writes: In 1979, George Burns, Art Carney and Lee Strasberg starred as retirees who instead of just waiting to die decide to put some excitement into their lives by robbing a bank. That basic idea has been reimagined for a new era in [...]

In Honor of Roger Ebert

Professor of Film History Reflects on the Film Critic Who Changed His Life. Jeffrey Overstreet writes:  In 1975, Roger Ebert was the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. “We started up an email friendship,” says Todd [...]

Review: Iron Fist

WARNING: MILD SPOILERS AHEAD I tried to like Iron Fist. I really did. I had to because I am a hopeless fanboy of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), which encompasses the big-budget films (Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Guardians of the Galaxy, [...]

Film Review: ‘Ghost in the Shell’

Led by a resolute Scarlett Johansson, Rupert Sanders’ pulse-quickening, formally stunning live-action take on the manga classic both honors and streamlines its source. Guy Lodge writes: In “Ghost in the Shell,” the mind and soul of a [...]

Bates Motel Recap: The Shower!

Season 5, Episode 6 Brian Tallerico writes: Few scenes in the history of film are as iconic as Norman Bates stabbing Janet Leigh to death in the shower. To audiences today, that famous scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho may seem somewhat standard, [...]