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How ‘Doctor Sleep’ Director’s Cut Completes the Tale

Mike Flanagan's director's cut of 'Doctor Sleep' provides a stronger emotional connection between its three main plot threads.

‘Color Out of Space’ Filmmaker Richard Stanley Is Planning a Lovecraft Trilogy

More than 20 years after the director was fired from 'Island of Dr. Moreau,' he is back with 'Color Out of Space.'

What to Make of the ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Ending

In some ways, this was the only way Quentin Tarantino's 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' could end following his historical fantasies 'Django Unchained' and 'Inglourious Basterds'.

Dissecting ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ and Its Twists and Turns

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' answers the question once and for all: the Marvel Cinematic Universe has become an expensive TV show.

Action Choreographer Woo-Ping Yuen on ‘Crouching Tiger’ and Molding Donnie Yen

The Hong Kong filmmaker, also known for 'The Matrix' and 'Ip Man', looks back at the sacrifices required to make his films.

How ‘Dark Phoenix’ Left the Comics Behind

'Dark Phoenix' is missing key ingredients that made the X-Men comics so urgent.

What Happened to ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’?

'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' was soft at the box office. It's time to delve into spoilers and ask where the film went wrong.

The Message Behind the New ‘Godzilla’ Films

'Godzilla: King of the Monsters' and Netflix's anime projects add a 21st-century twist to the themes tackled by classic monster movies.

‘John Wick 3’ and the Danger of Going Big With a Sequel

'John Wick 3' has a lot of buildup for a payoff that seemingly flies in the face of the sleek, thrilling style of the first movie.

Did ‘Pet Sematary’ Change Things for the Better?

The movie wants you to know this isn't your daddy's version of 'Pet Sematary.' But did it accomplish its goal?

How Is ‘Us’ Ending Supposed to Make Audiences Feel?

Is Jordan Peele's 'Us' an example of him taking a movie as a storyteller first and a social commentator second?

Brigitte Nielsen on ‘Red Sonja’ and Hopes for a Female-Directed Remake

Original 'Red Sonja' star Brigitte Nielsen isn't passing judgment on Bryan Singer, but she does wonder if the new remake should go with a great female director.