Movie News & Reviews

Movie News & Reviews

Movie review: McAvoy shines in M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Split’

Through the ups and downs of his career, the name M. Night Shyamalan has always been synonymous with one thing: twist. While watching his films, it’s easy to spend more time wondering if he will, won’t, and how he'll twist, and it can take away the power of what’s actually on screen. Which is a shame when the filmmaking and performances are particularly exceptional. In the multiple-personality psycho-thriller “Split,” James McAvoy and Anya Taylor-Joy shine as predator and prey who understand each other far more than they know.

Movie News & Reviews

'20th Century Women' review: Challenging but worth it

For all our moments of self-awareness or nuggets of conventional wisdom, it's really hard to know what we're doing. There are plenty of sound bites of truth scattered throughout "20th Century Women" - things like "Having your heart broken is a tremendous way to learn about the world" and "Wondering if you're happy is a great shortcut to being depressed" - but what do you do with them? As a makeshift family sits around listening to Jimmy Carter's "Crisis of Confidence" speech, they all grapple with their own truths: What do we really know, and what do we do with what we know?

Celebrities

Kerry Washington calls on women to support women at Sundance

Olivia Pope gets a lot of credit for being a powerful woman, but it's the woman behind the fictional character who is helping to create real change in an industry that's woefully lacking in women and people of color behind the camera. Kerry Washington on Monday spoke to a group of women at the Sundance Film Festival's annual Women in Film Brunch, telling guests that progress is going to take "courage on all of our parts."

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Shakur biopic to open on June 16

The long-awaited Tupac Shakur biopic finally has a release date. Morgan Creek Productions and Lionsgate's Summit Entertainment said that "All Eyez on Me" would arrive in theaters on June 16 on what would have been the slain rapper's 46th birthday.

Videos

Watch the trailer for Disney Animation's 'Moana'

A young woman uses her navigational talents to set sail for a fabled island. Joining her on the adventure is her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, voiced by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
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Watch the trailer for Disney Animation's 'Moana' 2:33

Watch the trailer for Disney Animation's 'Moana'

Watch the trailer for 'Jackie' 1:44

Watch the trailer for 'Jackie'

Rogue One: A Star Wars story (new international trailer) 2:17

Rogue One: A Star Wars story (new international trailer)

Watch trailer for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' 2:09

Watch trailer for 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story'