‘Shadow in the Cloud’ Review: Chloë Grace Moretz’s Feminist, High-Flying Monster Movie Is a Blast

Some films demand a willing suspension of disbelief, expecting audiences to put aside quibbles of what’s plausible, probable or even possible. Roseanne Liang’s “Shadow in the Cloud” parts ways with credibility altogether. This insanely entertaining high-altitude horror movie — which … Read more…

‘I Care a Lot’ Review: Rosamund Pike and Peter Dinklage Are Riveting in a Scam-Artist Thriller That Won’t Let Go

“I Care a Lot” is a sleekly unnerving thriller. Rosamund Pike, in killer suits and a bob so precise it looks like a blonde helmet sliced with a laser, plays Marla Grayson, a conservator who’s really a con artist. She’ll … Read more…

‘The Secrets We Keep’ Review: Noomi Rapace Discovers An Incognito War Criminal in Taut Suspense Drama

It’s been a rueful joke for three-quarters of a century now that after World War 2, there were miraculously no Nazis (or even ex-Nazis) left in Germany. To start unblemished postwar lives, an entire generation invented cover stories to minimize … Read more…

‘The Macaluso Sisters’ Review: A Generations-Spanning Tale of Sisterhood and Sorrow

Doves flutter, girls chatter, life sputters on — and sometimes gutters out — in Emma Dante’s tempestuous and touching sophomore feature “The Macaluso Sisters.” To imagine the decades-long catch-and-release sweep of a single lifespan and condense it into one sub-90-minute … Read more…

‘Wolfwalkers’ Review: What Big Eyes You’ll Have Watching Tomm Moore’s Environmental Fairy Tale

A decade ago, Tomm Moore startled the world by landing an Oscar nomination for “The Secret of Kells,” an independent animated feature that wowed those who saw it with its distinctive look (extrapolated from illuminated manuscripts) and near-phosphorescent palette (leaves … Read more…

‘Limbo’ Review: The Refugee Crisis Takes an Offbeat Comic Turn in This Toronto-via-Cannes Premiere

Spartan and wind-whipped and 25 miles from the already far-flung mainland of northern Scotland, the Uist Islands would be a disorienting place for most outsiders to find themselves stranded for an indefinite amount of time — and that’s without the … Read more…

‘Enemies of the State’ Review: Espionage-Style Whistle-Blowing Documentary Thrills and Shocks Until the End

By its very composition, the amalgam word hacktivism houses a peculiar dichotomy. On one hand, it alludes to promoting justice through necessary online disobedience. On the other, the ethics of whatever those rule-breaking actions or their consequences might be remain … Read more…

Production Problems Spur Broad FAA Review of Boeing Dreamliner Lapses

Production problems at a Boeing 787 Dreamliner factory have prompted air-safety regulators to review quality-control lapses potentially stretching back almost a decade. The plane maker says there is no immediate safety threat. WSJ.com: US Business SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today … Read more…

‘All In: The Fight for Democracy’ Review: A Powerfully Timely and Absorbing Documentary About Voter Suppression

Here’s a startling statistic for you. In Mississippi, at the height of the Reconstruction era (which lasted until 1877), African-American voter registration stood at 67 percent. A century later, after America had defeated the Nazis and was being held up … Read more…

Apple makes subtle changes to the App Store review policy, adds appeal mechanism for developers

Apple and its App Store policies have been deeply embroiled in controversy over the past few months. Engaged on multiple fronts, Cupertino has been making headlines in disputes with Epic Games and Facebook over in-app purchases, with a business model … Read more…

Coronavirus Update: Amid Public Distrust, Doctors Call for Independent Review of New Vaccine

As vaccine manufacturers prepare to put a cure for Covid-19 on the market, several physicians and health experts nationwide are attempting to create an independent commission to review data from coronavirus vaccine trials before a vaccine is released on the … Read more…

‘Tezuka’s Barbara’ Review: Erotic Manga Adaptation Is Visually Striking but Emotionally Undercooked

Based on a ’70s manga by Japanese master Osamu Tezuka, a bored writer’s affair with his beguiling young muse gets the live-action treatment in “Tezuka’s Barbara.” Primarily concerned with the story’s excursions into erotic surrealism and the occult while playing … Read more…

‘Critical Thinking’ Review: John Leguizamo’s Inspirational High-School Chess Drama

“Critical Thinking” is one of those up-from-the-streets high-school competition movies where just mentioning the true story it’s based on kind of gives the game away. Set in 1998, it’s about the five chess wizards from Miami Jackson High who became … Read more…

Rio Tinto cutting executive bonuses after review of cave destruction in Australia

Rio Tinto said Monday it will cut the short-term bonuses of some senior executives but stopped short of leadership overhaul following review of the company’s destruction of two ancient caves in Australia. Chief Executive Jean-Sébastien Jacques and two other leaders … Read more…

‘Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies’ Review: A Comprehensive Documentary Lays the Cinema Bare

Even those who consider themselves experts in the subject will find a provocative treasure trove of images and anecdotes in “Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies.” Danny Wolf’s documentary is a breezy, open-eyed, and often encyclopedic compendium of … Read more…

‘Overall it’s like the most chaotic Pinterest board made real’ – Birch, Hertfordshire: review

Birch is the latest ‘concept’ hotel to chase the Instagram generation, but haphazard design and pricey wellness and creative activities leave little room for relaxation Arriving at Birch, you would be forgiven for thinking you were headed to a service … Read more…

‘Apocalypse ’45’ Review: A Momentous Documentary Presents Never-Before-Seen Footage of the Grisly End of World War II

In “Apocalypse ’45,” we see images of World War II — the last six months of it, when our forces were engaged in a grisly death-throes battle with the Japanese in the Pacific — that are American soldiers blast their … Read more…

‘You Never Had It: An Evening with Charles Bukowski’ Review: The Author and Poet, Lubricated and in Full Cry

Charles Bukowski, the legendary gutter-rat-of-Los-Angeles author and poet, had such a pungent public image — the raw-meat face, like a bulldog’s mug sculpted out of hamburger; the fights and fornications and benders; the notes-from-the-underground beatnik derelict mystique — that watching … Read more…

‘Get Duked!’ Review: An Unhinged Eddie Izzard Hunts Four High Schoolers in This Can’t-Miss Cult Comedy

What surely would have made a good reality-TV series — three juvenile delinquents from the big city, plus an awkward kid with no friends, are dropped in the Scottish Highlands and left to find their way back to civilization — … Read more…

‘Waiting for the Barbarians’ review: Heavy-handed, but Johnny Depp sure is scary

There’s precious little subtlety here. Entertainment | New York Post SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants … Read more…

‘Black Water: Abyss’ Review: Killer Crocodile Sequel Feasts on Fresh Meat

The combination of claustrophobia, darkness, murky water and one big crocodile adds up to a decently scary time in “Black Water: Abyss,” Andrew Traucki’s belated followup to the abyss-less 2007 original he co-directed with David Nerlich. This time, the tasty … Read more…

Goldman Sachs CEO deejayed, Winklevosses attended—now this Hamptons concert is under public health review

New York health authorities will investigate a Hamptons charity concert opened by Goldman Sachs chief David Solomon and headlined by the Chainsmokers after footage showed crowds of partiers, according to Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo said he was appalled by “egregious … Read more…

UK coronavirus live: calls for urgent review into ‘real risk’ of second wave as lockdown eases

Open letter in British Medical Journal urges ministers to take urgent action; Boris Johnson to face Keir Starmer at PMQs Health leaders call for review of second wave risk Five children have died of coronavirus in UK, study reveals What … Read more…