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Is It a ‘Conjuring’ Movie? A Guide.

With this weekend’s release of ‘The Curse of La Llorona,’ the ‘Conjuring’ Cinematic Universe (our term) is growing, which means it’s time to officially define what exactly connects these films

The Oscars Schedule Changes, and Andrew Garfield on ‘Under the Silver Lake’

We go over the week in the movie world: Beyoncé’s documentary ‘Homecoming,’ the Oscars happening two weeks earlier, and the movies we’re anticipating will enter the Best Picture conversation

Disney+ Jockeys for First Place in the Streaming Wars

Alison Herman joins Chris to discuss Disney’s announcement of the movies and TV shows that will appear on its streaming service. Plus, ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Bless This Mess,’ and more.

Office Premieres: ‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Trailer Breakdown

Tackling everything from Helen Mirren’s appearance to the physics of pulling a helicopter down with your arms

Was Bey-chella Peak Coachella?

Plus, a check-in with the royal family

Beyoncé’s ‘Homecoming’ Brings Her Coachella Bombast to Netflix

The documentary, which Wednesday Tuesday alongside a live album, captures her instantly beloved shows from the 2018 festival

Marvel Month: ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

We continue our Marvel month by answering the main question: Is this movie better now than when it actually came out?

Follow the Path of Least Resistance: An Oral History of ‘Office Space’

Twenty years ago, an upstart animator named Mike Judge forever changed how we think about office culture, adulthood, red staplers, and Michael Bolton

Best Coast Bleakness: Five L.A. Neo-Noirs to Watch Right Now

With the homage-happy new movie ‘Under the Silver Lake’ opening this week, we look back at some of the greatest postmodern noir films of recent times

Let’s Write Our Own Netflix Rom-Coms

After ‘Set It Up,’ ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,’ and now ‘Someone Great,’ we pretty much know how these things go

‘Guava Island’ Creates the Music Festival Donald Glover and Rihanna Want to See

Timed to coincide with Childish Gambino’s Coachella set, the hourlong Amazon Prime movie grapples with capitalism—and should leave viewers wanting more

What to Watch on the Criterion Channel

From early Coen brothers noir to Hollywood studio-era gems to masterpieces of world cinema, the newly launched streaming service is the go-to destination for movie lovers

Chris Wars: Episode III—Revenge of the Chris (Hemsworth)

Changes are in store for the Hollywood Chris Rankings

Four Takeaways From the ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Teaser Trailer

The Emperor is back, and so is Kylo Ren’s silly helmet

The ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Trailer Exit Survey

The first teaser for the ‘Episode IX’ dropped Friday, and our staff has some reactions

Pros and Cons: Digesting the Unveiling of Disney+

The streaming service has a launch date, a ton of preexisting IP, and some pretty bad branding

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ | Marvel Month

We continue our Marvel month with one of the most effective, influential, and surprising movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Top Five Rock Movies, Plus Elisabeth Moss and Alex Ross Perry on ‘Her Smell’

We go over some of the most iconic rock star movies ever made and review the recent slew of films in that vein—including ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ ‘A Star Is Born,’ and ‘Vox Lux’

Searching for Life in the Time of Easter Eggs

It’s becoming harder and harder to enjoy movies and TV on their own terms, without having to hunt for clues from its creators. Is that a bad thing?

The Criterion Channel Is an Idyllic Oasis Amid a Sea of Streaming-Service Sameness

The Criterion Collection’s vast library of classic films has returned to the internet after a months-long hiatus. You don’t have to be a cinephile to appreciate its offerings.

Why Are There So Many Movies About Rock Stars Right Now?

With the arrival of two new films so soon after ‘Vox Lux,’ it’s tempting to say that the prestige pop star movie is "having a moment." But aside from ‘A Star Is Born’ and the outlier biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ is it really? Are we living through a rock-movie renaissance? Or are the chords these films strike too dissonant to resonate?

‘Major League’ 30th Anniversary With Bill Simmons and Rembert Browne

Revisiting the 1989 baseball classic, starring Tom Berenger and Charlie Sheen

Robert Pattinson: The Movie Star Who Became a Character Actor

The ‘Twilight’ star started his career as a teen idol, but over the last 10 years he’s strived to work with the best directors he can find, playing challenging roles that consistently subvert his stardom. Here’s the very best character work, including his new film, ‘High Life.’

The Dramatic Ending of ‘Major League’ Never Should’ve Happened

We all remember Cleveland’s walk-off win in the movie, which turned 30 this week. But a closer inspection shows the underdogs got away with some lineup subterfuge.

David Harbour, the Hellboy Next Door

Twenty years into his career, the ‘Stranger Things’ star is finally experiencing a moment: his own superhero movie, a major Netflix series, and internet-dad fame. Harbour is still getting used to it.

Glitter Bomb: Brie Larson’s Netflix Film ‘Unicorn Store’ Is All Whimsy, No Magic

In her directorial debut, the actress shows that subtlety is not her strong suit

‘Shazam!’ and the Future of the DCEU With David F. Sandberg

Sean Fennessey sits down with Sandberg, the director of the DCEU’s latest hit movie, to talk about making the leap to feature films and what the future holds

Marvel Month: ‘The Avengers’

We break down Joss Whedon’s ‘Marvel’s The Avengers’—a landmark in the cinematic universe that established the rapport among the tentpole superstars and set the tone for the films going forward

Harden vs. Giannis, Wizards Pain, a Colin Farrell Interview, and ‘WrestleMania’ Predictions

Bill sits down with Chris Ryan and Colin Farrell to talk about Farrell’s meteoric rise in the early 2000s

The ‘Pet Sematary’ Problem: How Do You Scare an Audience When They Already Know the Story?

Kevin Kölsch and Dennis Widmyer’s new horror movie is the second adaptation of Stephen King’s classic horror tale, and it asks fascinating questions about suspense and horror in the age of reboots and remakes

‘Screwball’ Is the Bizarro Documentary A-Rod and the Biogenesis Scandal Deserve

Billy Corben’s film is a hilarious and delightful send-up of some very ambitious Florida Men set against the backdrop of MLB steroid skulduggery

The DC Extended Universe Isn’t a Universe at All

With ‘Shazam!,’ the DCEU has officially stopped trying to be the MCU—and things have never been better