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‘Wrath of Man’: Film Review

Guy Ritchie reteams with Jason Statham to introduce an armored-car guard who's not what he seems.

‘Here Are the Young Men’: Film Review

Eoin Macken adapts Rob Doyle's novel of post-high school malaise in 2003 Dublin, with a young ensemble cast featuring Anya Taylor-Joy.

‘Mortal Kombat’: Film Review

Newcomer Simon McQuoid reboots the would-be film franchise based on the long-running game series.

‘Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts’: Film Review

Jeffrey Wolf celebrates the work of Bill Traylor, who survived slavery to become an artist in his mid-80s.

‘Oscar Nominated Shorts 2021: Documentary’: Film Review

The Holocaust, oppression, racism and starving children make this year's short-doc Oscar nominees fitting representatives of 2020's gloom.

‘Oscar Nominated Shorts 2021: Live Action’: Film Review

This year's live-action short Oscar nominees look at cops, control and confinement.

‘Oscar Nominated Shorts 2021: Animation’: Film Review

Theaters reopened just in time for the annual round-up of Oscar-nominated animated shorts.

‘Nobody’: Film Review

Bob Odenkirk turns action hero in Ilya Naishuller's dad-vs-mobsters saga.

‘City of Lies’: Film Review

Brad Furman ('The Lincoln Lawyer') directs Johnny Depp and Forest Whitaker in an adaptation of a book about theories that Los Angeles cops helped kill The Notorious B.I.G.

‘Clerk’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Malcolm Ingram ('Small Town Gay Bar') chronicles the career of longtime associate Kevin Smith in 'Clerk.'

‘Not Going Quietly’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Nicholas Bruckman follows ALS-struck activist Ady Barkan on what could be his final political campaign in 'Not Going Quietly.'

‘The Lost Sons’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

Ursula Macfarlane's doc follows a man's quest to solve his own separated-at-birth mystery.