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Marnie (Susan Sarandon) is the irresistible force who, just before this movie starts, meets the immovable object: devastating grief in the loss of her husband. She does not have the vocabulary to process this loss. And so she tries to […]

Happy May! The blockbuster movie season officially starts this week with the latest superhero movie from Marvel, and the month will end with another superhero movie as well. But we’ll get some good smaller movies, too. Here’s what I’m looking […]

Denzel Washington, Vincent D’Onofrio, Matt Bomer, Ethan Hawke, Vinnie Jones, Peter Sarsgaard, and Chris Pratt star in the remake of “The Magnificent Seven,” and they’ve released a teaser trailer: This is a good reminder to catch up on the two […]

Rock star and humanitarian Bono and retired Presbyterian Pastor Eugene Peterson have teamed up to release a new documentary about the book of Psalms.

Nicholas Hoult and Kristen Stewart star in a futuristic story about a time when emotions are outlawed and love is the worst crime of all.

Elvis & Nixon is inspired by the iconic, if improbable, meeting of two of the most towering, iconic — and widely impersonated — figures of the 20th century. Director Liza Johnson makes the film wise, witty, and enormously entertaining. In […]

This romantic drama is the story of a man in a coma who may be going back in time.

The most-requested photo in the history of the National Archives has inspired a movie, Elvis & Nixon, about the improbable but true meeting of two of the most iconic figures of the 20th century. And I have some prizes to […]

Travis Hopson of WETA Around Town, Jason Fraley of WTOP Radio, and I will join celebrated television movie critic Arch Campbell in a panel discussion about the world of movies, both on and off the screen. With Netflix and Amazon […]

TIME has a terrific list of Netflix hacks to make sure you are getting the most out of the streaming service. Most useful — adjusting streaming rate to get rid of the annoying buffer pauses. Sneakiest: erasing your history.