New Movies

Her, August Osage County and Lone Survivor: reviews

Joaquin, Meryl and Mark face stress, each in their own way, in the week’s new films.

True stories dominate my picks for the best movies of 2013

Chiwetel Ejiofor as a free black sold into slavery propelled my choice for best film of 2013.

New holiday movies include The Wolf of Wall Street, Mandela and Inside Llewyn Davis

Leonardo DiCaprio leads the pack this week as a shady stockbroker living the high life.

Three entertaining films: American Hustle, Saving Mr. Banks and Anchorman 2

Christian Bale, Emma Thompson and Will Ferrell are the big draws in the week’s new movies

The Hobbit part 2 should be better than this. Two strong documentaries and some seasonal series offer alternatives

Middle Earth comes alive again but there’s excess in the second Hobbit film

Inequality for All warns that capitalism is malfunctioning

Robert Reich speaks dynamically in two new documentaries this week, about the rich, the poor and the shrinking middle class.

Must-see films for children (Frozen) and mature folks (Nebraska and Philomena)

Disney, Dern and Dench lead the pack this week in three wonderful films.

Hunger Games thrills again, Short Term 12 astounds, The Book Thief adequate

Jennifer Lawrence shines once more in the second Hunger Games movie.

A true beatnik story, some post-nuclear terror, a holiday farce and a minor celebrity’s surprise

Daniel Radcliffe moves on from Harry Potter to Alan Ginsberg and the future beatniks

Three hot films to see: Thor, Dallas Buyers Club and Blue is the Warmest Color

Matthew McConaughey’s reformed homophobe and Chris Hemsworth’s hunky Thor are your top choices at the movies this week