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‘Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead’ Review: A Remake Without a Reason

Simone Joy Jones plays the Christina Applegate role in this new spin on the 1991 dark comedy.

‘Sweet Dreams’ Review: Johnny Knoxville Gives Familiar Addiction Dramedy Some Soul

The 'Jackass' star plays an alcoholic who coaches a softball team at a rehab facility in Lije Sarki's film.

‘Back to Black’ Review: Flawed but Affecting Amy Winehouse Biopic Benefits From Marisa Abela’s Intensely Physical Performance

Sam Taylor-Johnson's film about the dazzlingly talented English singer who died at age 27 also features Jack O'Connell, Eddie Marsan and Lesley Manville.

‘Música’ Review: Rudy Mancuso and Camila Mendes in Stylish Coming-of-Age Debut

A young New Jersey native with synesthesia navigates the turbulence of love, life and puppetry in this splashy romantic comedy streaming on Prime Video.

‘The First Omen’ Review: Horror Prequel Is a Fever Dream With More Atmosphere Than Narrative Coherence

Debuting feature director Arkasha Stevenson returns the unholy franchise to Rome, exploring the backstory behind the birth of the Antichrist Damien in this prequel to the 1976 horror classic.

‘Scoop’ Review: Gillian Anderson and Rufus Sewell Find Nothing New in the BBC’s Infamous Prince Andrew Interview

Billie Piper, Keeley Hawes and Romola Garai round out a posh cast for Philip Martin's drama about journalism, privilege and sexual exploitation.

‘Free Time’ Review: A Clever New York Indie Comedy Highlighting Gen Z Malaise

Colin Burgess stars in writer-director Ryan Martin Brown’s first feature, about an office worker who willingly quits his job and still tries to get by in the Big Apple.

Critic’s Notebook: Has the Racial Satire Lost Its Bite?

The release of 'The American Society of Magical Negroes,' the success of 'American Fiction' and recent shows like 'I'm a Virgo' offer a fresh chance to appraise the state of an evolving sub-genre.

‘The Beautiful Game’ Review: Bill Nighy Leads a Game Cast in Netflix’s Sweet, Predictable Soccer Dramedy

Micheal Ward costars in Thea Sharrock's film about a half dozen unhoused men competing for England in the Homeless World Cup.

‘Mothers’ Instinct’ Review: Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain in a Suburban Trauma Drama That’s Not as Juicy as It Should Be

The 1960s-set film, directed and shot by cinematographer Benoit Delhomme, tells the story of besties torn asunder when one of their sons dies in an accident.

‘Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire’ Review: Dull Humans Prove a Drag on Monster Mayhem in So-So Franchise Entry

The big guys patch up their differences to battle a common foe in this latest Warner Bros. MonsterVerse entry, starring Dan Stevens, Rebecca Hall and Brian Tyree Henry.

‘The World According to Allee Willis’ Review: A Fascinating Doc Honors a Creative Force of Nature

Director Alexis Manya Spraic traces the life and career of the eponymous songwriter, producer, visual artist, production designer, art director and social butterfly.

‘Sleeping Dogs’ Review: Russell Crowe Plays an Ex-Cop With Dementia in a Tedious Thriller

Karen Gillan, Harry Greenwood and Marton Csokas also appear in Adam Cooper's neo-noir.

‘Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire’ Review: Paul Rudd and Carrie Coon in a Sometimes Strained, Mostly Breezy Installment of the Paranormal Comedy

Dan Aykroyd, Ernie Hudson, Finn Wolfhard and Mckenna Grace also star in the venerable franchise's latest gathering of demon fighters old and new.

‘The Gutter’ Review: Susan Sarandon and Shameik Moore Face Off in a Boisterous Bowling Comedy

The actress and the actor who voices Miles Morales in 'Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse' play rivals in a directorial debut from Yassir and Isaiah Lester.

‘The Idea of You’ Review: Anne Hathaway and Nicholas Galitzine Charm in Michael Showalter’s Airy Rom-Com

In this adaptation of Robinne Lee's novel, the Oscar winner plays a recently divorced mother who falls in love with an international pop star.