Before Tonya Harding and O.J. Simpson, American media rushed to capitalize on the Lorena Bobbitt case with lurid, misogynist coverage and dick jokes aplenty. Can Amazon's "Lorena" help correct the record?
Live action anime and manga adaptations stewarded by western film studios don't have a great track record. Maybe a decade-plus in development hell and some big CGI eyes will help "Alita" make the leap to the big screen?
After five films of Michael Bay bluster and blue streaks, can Travis Knight ("Kubo and the Two Strings") make audiences feel something beyond basic nostalgia or camerawork-induced nausea with these big toy robots?
Disney's determined to make live action reboots or sequels for all its beloved originals, but at least it's been over half a century since Mary Poppins floated onto the big screen. Is her comeback delightfully overdue, or is "Returns" more calculating than it is sweet?
Don't think you can stomach another Spider-Man origin story? Sony hopes you'll give a talented group of animators, writers and directors one more shot with Miles Morales, the Afro-Latino teenager who takes up the Spider-Mantle from Peter Parker. Oh, and a bunch of other Spider-Folks show up too.
Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens had three "Hobbit" movies to make (if only it'd been one) before circling back to "Mortal Engines," an adaptation of Philip Reeve's 2001 YA novel of the same name. Was it worth the wait, or has this tale of cannibalistic cities-on-treads missed its window of relevance?
Ryan Coogler's 2015 continuation of the "Rocky" series was so good it helped give us "Black Panther." Can director Steven Caple Jr. do more than remind us of "Creed" and "Rocky" movies past?
2012's "Wreck-It Ralph" was a surprisingly heart-felt Disney film with a heaping helping of geeky references on the side. Can the sequel strike a similar balance while pulling from the internet, or were things better left offline?
Sony's taking a leaf out of Nintendo's book and releasing a miniaturized console loaded with 20 original PlayStation games next month. Critics have given it a spin — should you preorder now, or are you better off getting your late '90s gaming nostalgia elsewhere?
Announced just weeks after a major hack that exposed the personal info of millions, the Facebook Portal and Portal+ have a lot of baggage to overcome. Do they?
With Robin Wright front-and-center, does Netflix's flagship series seem poised to end on a satisfying note, or is it too bogged-down by the absence of its disgraced former star? Here's what the reviews have to say.
This Freddie Mercury biopic is finally hitting theaters, with a different star and a different director (well, sort-of) than originally intended. Does it succeed despite the production drama, or was it doomed from the start?
The director of "Call Me By Your Name" set out to remake Dario Argento's 1977 cult-classic horror as something radically different — bye bye prog rock and neon red, hello Thom Yorke and muted tones. Here's what the reviews say.
The long-awaited sequel to Rockstar Games Wild West open world opus is almost here, hitting store shelves with high expectations and some real world scandal. Is it the landmark it clearly wants to be, or is it too compromised? Here's what the reviews say.
Hill's first foray into directing focuses on a quiet kid who yearns to hang with a group of cool skaters. Is it a nostalgic Linklater derivative, or does Hill find his own voice with these foulmouthed teens? Here's what the reviews are saying.
The spooky babysitter slasher in the Shatner mask is back. See what critics are saying about the reboot-ish sequel to the original "Halloween," which sees Jamie Lee Curtis revive Laurie Strode as a hardened survivor who's been waiting 40 years for this day.
A hotel straddling the California-Nevada border. A bunch of secretive strangers. Chris Hemsworth as a sexy cult-leader. Drew Goddard's ("The Cabin In The Woods") new movie has all this and more, but is it worth 140 minutes of your time? Here's what critics say.
Teaming up again with Ryan Gosling as his Armstrong, does "La La Land" and "Whiplash" director Damien Chazelle bring a fresh perspective to the story of the moon landing? Here's what the reviews have to say.
After a lukewarm second season examining the capture of American solider Bowe Bergdahl in Afghanistan, Sarah Koenig and her team dive back into the US criminal justice system for the third season of the popular true crime podcast. Is "Serial" back?
Ridiculous names aside, the new iPhones are here. They are, of course, good. But how good are they, and are they worth the upgrade?
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