A few false moves

The Walk

Drama Rated PG

"...in its reenactment of a miraculous feat, the movie achieves a tender sort of transcendence."
Tunnel vision


Drama Rated R

"...the law may be casting something of a shadow, but it’s the harsh landscape – wild lawlessness – that dominates the frame."
Whitey in Wonderland

Black Mass

Drama Rated R

"...Depp enters each scene as if he’s just come from a costume party, and won."
What big teeth you have

The Visit

Horror Rated PG-13

"...generates enough low-key creepiness to make Shyamalan once more worthy of discussion."

Queen of Earth

Drama Rated NR

"...both a self-conscious homage and a frustrating dither."

Mistress America

Comedy Rated R

“…keeps piling on the characters and complications until it’s worked itself up from screwball comedy to straight-out farce.”

The End of the Tour

Drama Rated R

“…most intriguing as a passive-aggressive competition of egos between the two men.”

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“The 52-year-old Cruise doesn’t look ridiculous at any point, which in itself is ridiculous.”


Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“…fails to have enough fun with its one unique element: the sense of scale.”


Comedy Rated R

“…Schumer enlivens the Apatow formula without sacrificing her particular brand of confessional comedy.”

White God

Drama Rated R

“…cheekily comments on how we often hide behind civilized culture to mask our basest natures.”

Inside Out

Family Rated PG

“If growing up partly means learning to live with sadness, Inside Out depicts this truth with all the ingenuity and wit of Pixar’s best efforts.”

Jurassic World

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“…the mercenary natures of the picture and the park are largely indistinguishable.”

Mad Max: Fury Road

Action/Adventure Rated R

“…a tale of milk and blood.”

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Action/Adventure Rated PG-13

“…mostly registers as yet another Marvel punchplosion.”