Movies

‘Ava’ and the Silly Trend of Sad Movie Assassins

Are you an expert killer in a high-octane action film? Well, as demonstrated by the new Jessica Chastain thriller, the odds are very good that, deep down, you’re a tormented, miserable cliché.

Henry Cavill Is Too Hot to Play Sherlock Holmes

Sorry, but Holmes is supposed to be a weirdo literary twink — not a caked-up muscle daddy

‘Kajillionaire’ Is a Con-Man Comedy About Escaping Your Parents

Miranda July’s Sundance smash stars Evan Rachel Wood as a stilted young woman controlled by her eccentric scam-artist mom and dad. It’s a sad, funny movie that explores how our families inevitably warp us.

10 Movie Scenes (Almost) Too Painfully Real to Watch

Forget horror movies: The real hide-behind-a-cushion scenes are the ones we know all too well from real life