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[Minor spoilers for “Stranger Things.” We need to talk if have you not seen this fantas-tacular series yet.] A void can be a gorgeous thing. In some of the most glorious shots to grace TV, Eleven (the massively talented Millie Bobby Brown) stands lonely in a black realm; every time she inches forward a thin layer of...

Running toward something, running away from something — whatever gets these characters’ legs moving, rest assured they will bring you an excellent time at the movies. “Blair Witch” You sneaky marketing, you. What started out as “The Woods” is apparently the sequel to “The Blair Witch Project,” the pioneer of the...

Superman, you may now retire. That wasn’t hyperbole, by the way. Tom Hanks, alone, saved his crew from armed pirates in the Indian Ocean, swiftly conducted a high-profile prisoner exchange on Glienicke Bridge and, most recently, got all 155 souls accounted for after landing an Airbus A320 on the Hudson. Despite the...

Life, whether real or in the movies, is like a coin: There are always two sides. Check out the films below to see what is behind a locked door, the other argument to a heroic act, the danger beneath an angelic face and the retelling of a classic from a different cast. The Disappointments Room The house was a perfect...

  TFW potentially thoughtful science aims for the kiddie pool. After many years and two failed attempts, researchers of synSECT Systems have made Morgan (Anya Taylor-Joy), a fully synthetic human that can express feelings. She is almost everything they designed — “almost” because they can’t seem to keep her violence in...

Jason, Samara, Freddy, Michael, Kayako, Pennywise and so many more—cinema takes pride in introducing us to nightmares that remain visible long after the last line in the credits. There is one problem: not many people know the flesh-and-bone reason that help realize these fears. Javier Botet is an example. In...

“A mother’s love resembles the vast Pacific,” described a line in Vietnam’s most-famous ode to maternity. There’s an extraordinary ocean in Isabel Graysmark (Alicia Vikander)’s eyes. Its currents have power to cure the other parent, lighthouse keeper Tom Sherbourne (Michael Fassbender), from the horrors of World War...

Here’s to hoping a travel-size oxygen tank is within a college student’s budget. In the revamped “Evil Dead,” director Fede Álvarez wanted to use all the chaos spewing on-screen to drive up the demand for Ibuprofen. The Uruguayan filmmaker continues to play doctor—the respiratory kind, in particular—for the audiences in...

“Don’t Breathe” In the land of the blind, he is the king. And breaking and entering in his kingdom was a mistake for the trio of young thieves, Rocky (Jane Levy), Alex (Dylan Minnette) and Money (Daniel Zovatto). They underestimate the power of a sightless mark (Stephen Lang) who hides a truly unnerving secret in his...

Blink now while the previews are still playing—allow nothing to distract your attention from what is possibly the next Oscar winner for Best Animated Feature. It might be a bit early for the champagne since the 89th Academy Awards is still six months away, but Laika’s latest film contains acclaim in every frame. Other...