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David Rooney

Chief Film Critic

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‘Oxygen’ (‘Oxygène’): Film Review

Mélanie Laurent plays an amnesiac who wakes up in a cryogenic pod with a countdown on her life in Alexandre Aja's lean Netflix sci-fi survival thriller.

‘Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse’: Film Review

Michael B. Jordan stars as a Navy SEAL caught up in a U.S.-Russian conspiracy while avenging the murder of his wife and unborn child in Stefano Sollima's visceral action thriller, streaming on Amazon.

Florence Welch to Score New Broadway-Bound ‘Great Gatsby’ Musical

The Florence and the Machine vocalist will collaborate with composer Thomas Bartlett, playwright Martyna Majok and director Rebecca Frecknall on a stage revamp of F. Scott Fitzgerald's timeless novel.

Critics’ Conversation: Maher, ‘Messiah,’ ‘Mank’ and Other Oscar Odds and Ends

Two THR critics weigh in on what the Oscars mean after a year of despair, offer differing takes on the polarizing 'Promising Young Woman,' and assess the progress and frustrations of an Academy in…

‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines’: Film Review

A barely functional family becomes humanity's last hope when a robot apocalypse led by evil Olivia Colman interrupts their road trip in this Sony Animation feature, premiering on Netflix.

‘Romeo & Juliet’: TV Review

Josh O'Connor and Jessie Buckley play Shakespeare's tragic lovers, torn asunder by a bitter feud, in this National Theatre production reconceived for the screen and airing on PBS.

‘Naked Singularity’: Film Review | San Francisco 2021

John Boyega plays a New York public defender drawn into a dangerous heist in this crime thriller adapted from Sergio De La Pava's novel, also starring Olivia Cooke and Bill Skarsgård.

‘Voyagers’: Film Review

Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp and Fionn Whitehead play young space travelers whose expedition to colonize a distant planet spins into chaos in Neil Burger's sci-fi thriller, also starring Colin…

‘The Unholy’: Film Review

Jeffrey Dean Morgan plays a disgraced journalist who stumbles onto a wave of religious miracles obscuring a malevolent history in the latest from Sam Raimi's Ghost House Pictures.

‘Every Breath You Take’: Film Review

Casey Affleck and Michelle Monaghan play a couple still struggling with grief when fresh tragedy ushers Sam Claflin's shifty stranger into their lives in this psychological thriller.

‘Godzilla vs. Kong’: Film Review

Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall and Brian Tyree Henry head the cast in this epic smackdown between two monster-movie legends, both of them also facing a man-made threat.

‘Six Minutes to Midnight’: Film Review

Eddie Izzard plays a teacher at an English coastal finishing school for German girls during the build-up to World War II in this historical spy thriller, with Judi Dench as the doting headmistress.