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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.

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.

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?

Do Audiences Want an ‘Alita: Battle Angel’ Sequel?

Does 'Alita: Battle Angel' deserve a sequel? Perhaps, if Robert Rodriguez goes back to his roots for the next installment.

The Muddled Message of ‘Lego Movie 2’

[This story contains spoilers for The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part] The following is a spoiler-filled conversation about The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part conducted by Hollywood Reporter contributors Simon Abrams and Steven Boone. The Lego Movie 2 is the latest comedy scripted by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller (The Lego Movie, 21 […]

Why ‘Glass’ Is M. Night Shyamalan’s Rubicon

'Glass' is a film so brazen and alienating that it has become a Rorschach Test for audiences.

A Deep Dive Into ‘Aquaman’ and Its Lingering Questions

What would have happened if 'Aquaman' had been directed by someone other than James Wan?

‘Creed II’: The Peril and Appeal of Fan Service

Two longtime Rocky fans ask if 'Creed 2' should be Sylvester Stallone's swan song.

Dissecting ‘Halloween’ and Its Muddled Message

'Halloween' addresses a timely subject, but after the credits, some audiences may feel disappointed.

How ‘Tales From the Hood 2’ Tries to Deliver Social Commentary and Chills

Tales From the Hood 2 was co-written and co-directed by Rusty Cundieff and Darin Scott, who respectively directed and co-wrote the original 1995 cult classic.