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I’m really looking forward to this new documentary about comedy — and comedians.

One of the films I am most looking forward to this summer is “Don’t Think Twice,” Mike Birbiglia’s film set in the world of improv comedy, with a sensational cast that includes Keegan-Michael Key and Kate Micucci.

Based on Philip Roth’s novel, “Indignation” takes place in 1951, as Marcus Messner (Logan Lerman), a brilliant working class Jewish boy from Newark, New Jersey, travels on scholarship to a small, conservative college in Ohio, thus exempting him from being […]

In “The Phenom,” a major League rookie pitcher loses control over his pitching and is sent down to the minor leagues, where he begins sessions with an unorthodox sports psychologist. In the process, hidden conflicts with his overbearing father are […]

Ben Fountain’s acclaimed novel about soldiers and celebrity culture, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, has now been filmed by director Ang Lee.

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.

Jason Bateman directs and stars in “The Family Fang,” based on the book by Kevin Wilson, about the adult children of performance artists, who included them in their stunts, pranks, and displays. Nicole Kidman, Kathryn Hahn, and Christopher Walken co-star.

Roald Dahl’s book The BFG is about a Big Friendly Giant and a girl named Sophie. But not all giants are friendly. This trailer for the upcoming movie directed by Steven Spielberg looks every bit as magical as the story […]

Based on a true story and from Bradley Cooper’s production company, “War Dogs” follows two friends in their early 20s (Jonah Hill and Miles Teller) living in Miami Beach during the Iraq War who exploit a little-known government initiative that […]