True romance

The Lobster

Comedy Rated R

"If we’ve come to idolize marriage in contemporary Western society, The Lobster has come to desecrate it."
Twice as nice

The Nice Guys

Drama Rated R

"Gosling does enough stumbling and bumbling and falling from balconies (twice!) to earn the term Keatonesque."
Personal Jesus

Last Days in the Desert

Drama Rated PG-13

"McGregor pulls off the trick of making two iconic figures register as flesh-and-blood characters."
Frenemies of the state

Captain America: Civil War

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

"There are acknowledged costs to the movie’s confrontations, from the bruises that almost every character sports to the bystanders who are killed in the crossfire."
Bad(ish) boys

Keanu

Comedy Rated R

"As smart about identity politics as Dear White People and as amusing a spoof of Michael Bay movies as, well, Pain & Gain."
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The Lobster

Comedy Rated R

“If we’ve come to idolize marriage in contemporary Western society, The Lobster has come to desecrate it.”

The Nice Guys

Drama Rated R

“Gosling does enough stumbling and bumbling and falling from balconies (twice!) to earn the term Keatonesque.”

Last Days in the Desert

Drama Rated PG-13

“McGregor pulls off the trick of making two iconic figures register as flesh-and-blood characters.”

April and the Extraordinary World

Family Rated PG

“Soot and steam seep into every frame, so that you can almost sense the picture wheezing.”

High-Rise

Drama Rated R

“Society doesn’t come undone as much as it artfully spasms.”

Captain America: Civil War

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“There are acknowledged costs to the movie’s confrontations, from the bruises that almost every character sports to the bystanders who are killed in the crossfire.”

Keanu

Comedy Rated R

“As smart about identity politics as Dear White People and as amusing a spoof of Michael Bay movies as, well, Pain & Gain.”

Green Room

Thriller Rated R

“…soulful exploitation cinema.”

The Jungle Book

Family Rated PG

“The animators skillfully negotiate that delicate space between animalistic naturalism and approachable anthropomorphism.”

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“For the life of me, after two and a half hours, I couldn’t tell you why Batman and Superman were fighting.”