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Critic’s Notebook: What Norman Lloyd Can Teach Us About the Coronavirus Crisis

The 105-year-old stage and screen vet lived through times of harrowing national struggle but always emerged creatively stronger, writes The Hollywood Reporter’s chief film critic.

Todd McCarthy: 10 Comedies to Lift Your Mood

The Hollywood Reporter's chief film critic Todd McCarthy breaks down his top comedies from 'Bridesmaids' to 'Modern Times.'

Critic’s Notebook: At a Time of Uncertainty, Comfort and Curiosity in Classic Films

With more time at home than we expected or wanted, now is as good a time as any to broaden our horizons by discovering — or rediscovering — old movies.

Critic’s Notebook: Max von Sydow, a Master of Actorly Gravitas and Versatility

Swedish-born actor Max von Sydow, who died over the weekend at the age of 90, lent heft and depth to each role, capable of playing good, evil and every shade of humanity in between, writes The Hollywood Reporter's chief film critic Todd McCarthy.

Critic’s Notebook: Kirk Douglas, a Titan of Big-Screen Intensity

Kirk Douglas, who died Wednesday at the age of 103, was a vital, versatile actor who epitomized a distinctly masculine, Old Hollywood grit, energy and elegance both onscreen and off.

‘The Last Full Measure’: Film Review

Sebastian Stan, Christopher Plummer, William Hurt, Ed Harris and Samuel L. Jackson co-star in 'The Last Full Meaure,' a drama about the effor to award a soldier military honors decades after his death.

Critic’s Notebook: In the Decade to Come, Beware Big Brother in the Sky

With power over the majority of media generators resting in a few hands, the current abundance and accessibility of audiovisual material could vanish in years to come, writes The Hollywood Reporter's chief film critic Todd McCarthy.

‘Spies in Disguise’: Film Review

Will Smith and Tom Holland voice the main characters in 'Spies in Disguise,' a computer-animated film from Fox Animation.

‘Bombshell’: Film Review

THR review: In 'Bombshell,' Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman and John Lithgow play, respectively, Megyn Kelly, Gretchen Carlson and Roger Ailes in Jay Roach's film about sexual harassment at Fox News.

‘Richard Jewell’: Film Review | AFI 2019

THR review: 'Richard Jewell,' Clint Eastwood's latest effort, tells the true story of a security guard initially hailed as a hero for saving lives in the bombing of the 1996 Summer Olympics, then vilified when the press reported he was a suspect.

‘Frozen 2’: Film Review

THR review: 'Frozen 2,' the sequel to the 2013 Oscar-winning smash, follows the further adventures of sisters Anna (Kristen Bell) and Elsa (Idina Menzel).

‘Dark Waters’: Film Review

THR review: Mark Ruffalo plays a whistleblowing lawyer pursuing DuPont for poisoning customers in Todd Haynes' fact-based 'Dark Water,' co-starring Anne Hathaway and Tim Robbins.