July 26, 2015

“Mr. Holmes” serves up a pleasing coda to the Sherlock Holmes mythos, with Ian McKellen striving to solve one last mystery before dementia wins the day. Read more

July 20, 2015

Now available for instant viewing, “What Happened, Miss Simone?” paints a detailed portrait of this legendary musician, civil rights activist, and complicated human being. Read more

July 13, 2015

Its story of a teen facing cancer recalls last year’s The Fault in our Stars, but Alfonso Gomez-Rejon’s movie brings with it many more arthouse influences and aspirations. Read more

June 25, 2015

So joyous and enriching, this is my favorite movie of the first half of 2015. Read more

June 22, 2015

This exuberant, metaphor-rich peek into the mind of an 11 year old will please both children and grownups. Read more

June 15, 2015

Falling short in characterization, “Chagall-Malevich” compensates with vivid visuals and a suitably romantic score. Read more

June 14, 2015

Then again, you probably already knew that. Read more

June 8, 2015

This beautiful, unconventional biopic gives us an intimate look at the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, courtesy of outstanding performances by the two actors who portray him. Read more

June 1, 2015

Veteran documentarian Alex Gibney puts Scientology under the dissecting microscope, but in the process raises profounder concerns about religious belief in general. Read more

May 26, 2015

Mary Dore’s excellent documentary briskly and exuberantly captures the early years of second-wave American feminism. Read more

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