Reviews

'Wonder Woman': Film Review
Tue, 30 May 2017 04:00:00 +0000

'Wonder Woman,' the first standalone feature for the ageless princess of the Amazons, places her in the midst of World War I, with Gal Gadot in the title role and Chris Pine as American spy Steve Trevor.

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'Churchill': Film Review
Mon, 29 May 2017 22:00:00 +0000

Brian Cox, Miranda Richardson and John Slattery star in 'Churchill,' Jonathan Teplitzky’s historical drama about Winston Churchill’s objections to the risky D-Day invasion plan.

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'The Dragon's Defense' ('La Defensa del dragon'): Film Review | Cannes 2017
Mon, 29 May 2017 15:47:35 +0000

Colombian writer-director Natalia Santa explores the glum depths of the male psyche in her chess-themed debut feature, 'The Dragon's Defense.'

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'Can't Say Goodbye' ('No Se Decir Adios'): Film Review
Mon, 29 May 2017 14:43:17 +0000

Lino Escalera’s searching, in-extremis family drama 'Can't Say Goodbye' took four awards at Spain’s Malaga festival.

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'Spirit Game: Pride of a Nation': Film Review
Sun, 28 May 2017 15:22:38 +0000

Peter Spirer's and Peter Baxter's documentary chronicles the history of lacrosse, a sport created by the Iroquois.

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'Fortunata': Film Review | Cannes 2017
Sun, 28 May 2017 12:58:58 +0000

Jasmine Trinca gives a prize-winning star performance in Italian director Sergio Castellitto’s emotionally charged tale of blue-collar female empowerment.

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'Frost': Film Review | Cannes 2017
Sun, 28 May 2017 10:20:35 +0000

Lithuanian auteur Sharunas Bartas tackles the armed conflict in Ukraine in 'Frost,' which co-stars Vanessa Paradis and premiered in the Directors' Fortnight.

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'The Summit' ('La cordillera'): Film Review | Cannes 2017
Sat, 27 May 2017 22:50:32 +0000

Christian Slater co-stars in 'The Summit,' the third film from Argentinian director Santiago Mitre, whose 'Paulina' won the Cannes Critics' Week in 2015.

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Cannes: THR Critics Debate Wretched Russians, the Robert Pattinson Revelation and a Bad Fest for Actresses
Sat, 27 May 2017 17:54:07 +0000

THR film critics ponder the competition, clashing over Todd Haynes and Russian contenders, heaping praise on Robert Pattinson, dissecting the Netflix-Cannes beef and more.

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‘Based on a True Story’ (‘D’Apres une histoire vraie’): Film Review | Cannes 2017
Sat, 27 May 2017 11:34:13 +0000

Emmanuelle Seigner and Eva Green do a literary tango in Roman Polanski’s tongue-in-cheek psychological thriller, 'Based on a True Story.'

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‘You Were Never Really Here’: Film Review | Cannes 2017
Fri, 26 May 2017 23:14:47 +0000

Lynne Ramsay, the director of 'Ratcatcher' and 'We Need to Talk About Kevin,' teams with Joaquin Phoenix for a mysterious tale about a hitman trying to save a teenage prostitute in 'You Were Never Really Here.'

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'Buena Vista Social Club: Adios': Film Review
Fri, 26 May 2017 17:47:39 +0000

Two decades after the Cuban all-star group's unlikely revival, Lucy Walker says 'Buena Vista Social Club: Adios.'

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'The Desert Bride' ('La Novia del deserto'): Film Review | Cannes 2017
Fri, 26 May 2017 16:14:46 +0000

Paulina Garcia plays a stifled woman forced to uproot, who stumbles into a newfound freedom with help from Claudio Rissi's friendly stranger in the arresting Argentinean debut feature. 'The Desert Bride.'

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In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of 'Pirates 5,' 'Baywatch' and More
Fri, 26 May 2017 14:00:00 +0000

Read what THR's critics are saying about the weekend's new offerings.

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‘In the Fade’ (‘Aus dem Nichts’): Film Review | Cannes 2017
Fri, 26 May 2017 11:30:42 +0000

Diane Kruger stars in Fatih Akin’s German-language courtroom and revenge drama about a deadly neo-Nazi hate crime, ‘In the Fade.’

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