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Ghost in the Shell review – Scarlett Johansson in a thrillingly sordid world

Diving deep… Scarlett Johansson in Ghost in the Shell. Photograph: Jasin Boland/AP How do you improve on one of the greatest anime...

‘Despite the Falling Snow’: Film Review

3:58 PM PDT 3/31/2017 by John DeFore Novelist/filmmaker Shamim Sarif goes to Cold War-era Russia for an espionage-laced love story. A then-and-now...

‘Mad to Be Normal’: Film Review

David Tennant and Elisabeth Moss co-star in director Robert Mullan’s psychedelic biodrama about notorious rebel psychiatrist RD Laing. The controversial celebrity “anti-psychiatrist” RD Laing...

The Boss Baby Review

In the early days of computer-generated animation, the stories weren't very taxing but the writing was pithy, if not infantile, and the animation was...

Live Cargo

The sky is often caught in the midst of a turbulent storm. Lightning cuts through the darkness. Waves crash violently on the rocky shore....

In Theaters This Weekend: Reviews of ‘The Boss Baby,’ ‘Ghost in the Shell’ and...

6:30 AM PDT 3/31/2017 by Arlene Washington Read what THR's critics are saying about Jessica Chastain in 'The Zookeeper's Wife' and the...

The Salesman Movie Review: This Oscar-Winning Iranian Film Has Moments Of Genius

My favourite moment in The Salesman comes when Shahab Hosseini, playing the film's male lead, Emad, performs some Spongebob Squarepants dialogue, in Persian. He's...

Five Came Back review – riveting Netflix history of how Hollywood took on Hitler

Five Came Back is an irresistibly watchable and ebullient celebration of five remarkable Hollywood studio directors – William Wyler, Frank Capra, George Stevens, John...

Tickling Giants review – the melancholy rise and fall of Egypt’s Jon Stewart

Bassem Youssef is the Egyptian surgeon turned TV satirist who in 2011 became a YouTube celebrity with his homemade broadcasts about Cairo’s Tahrir Square...

Ghost In The Shell Review

Scarlett Johansson's more than a little curious about the overall importance of our bodies. The lithe and limber actress who endures physical tortures as...