Movies & TV
Woody Allen's latest is an unfocused, wistful glance at both old glamour and the afterlife.
Star Trek Beyond
Time to boldly go where 'Star Trek' has definitely gone before.
How 'Stranger Things" Re-Enchants the World
The Netflix show, along with 'Midnight Special,' Frank Peretti's novels, and even Pokemon Go are trying to fill a void.
Don't Think Twice
What happens when your friends get famous, and you don't?
I ain't afraid of no ghosts.
How to Date When You’re Almost Middle-Aged
As I close in on 40, I’m learning how to live without marriage (even as I desire it).
Quit Calling Them 'Chick Flicks'
With the female-fronted 'Ghostbusters,' it's time to celebrate women in movies.
The Secret Life of Pets
A pleasant enough re-tread of every animated movie featuring talking animals that you've ever seen.
We Believe in Miracles—Just Not on Film
Movies old and new have wrestled with how to depict the supernatural.
The Purge: Election Year
The opportunity for biting social critique gets swept away in a torrent of bloody destruction.
Fairy tales need real dragons.
Bill Gothard, 'The Fits,' and Me
Sometimes a movie can give you a kinder way to remember difficult things about yourself.
BAMCinemafest 2016 Round-Up
Five films worth looking for.
Everyone's favorite forgetful fish is back - in a quietly subversive tale.
Great American writers get an interminably dull film.
The Conjuring 2
Ed and Lorraine Warren return, fighting demons and relying on faith.
Why I'm Envious of the Church in Marvel's 'Daredevil'
No, it's not the new coffee maker.
Forget Wonder in 'Now You See Me 2'
"An eye for an eye" is not the end of that passage.
AMC's 'Preacher' Is Violent, Vulgar—and Surprisingly Churchy. Is It Redeemable?
Our review of the dark comedy's pilot episode.
Confessions of a Media-Protective Parent
What I’ve learned from trying to keep my kids safe—but not too safe.
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