Movie Review

Duo jab life, each other on ‘Trip to Italy’

“The Trip to Italy,” a follow up to 2010’s “The Trip,” has belly laughs and a few moments that reach a pitch of sublime lunacy.

Archie Alemania (foreground) as Joachim, a wrongly imprisoned man, in Lav Diaz’s “Norte, the End of History.”

Movie Review

In ‘Norte,’ a moral compass lost

“Norte, the End of History” is director Lav Diaz’s updating of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s “Crime and Punishment.”

Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass in a scene from “The One I Love.”

Movie Review

An exploration of intimacy, with a twist in ‘The One’

“The One I Love” begins as another rom-com about a husband and wife out to revitalize their relationship turns into something very strange indeed.

In Hiroyuki Okiura’s “A Letter to Momo,” goblins are sent from “Above” to watch over a girl and her mother after the death of the girl’s father.

Movie Review

Stamp of genius eludes ‘Letter to Momo’

In this tale of goblins harassing a girl grieving her father’s death, Hiroyuki Okiura gets it half right.

Movie Review

// ‘Life of Crime’ is no ‘Switch’ hit

In this adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s novel “The Switch,” Jennifer Aniston plays a melancholy housewife who’s kidnapped and held for ransom.

Movie Review

// No spring in the step of ‘The November Man’

This adaptation of an ‘80s spy novel quickly succumbs to cartoonish violence.

Viviane Albertine and Liam Gillick in Joanna Hogg’s “Exhibition.”

Kino Lorber

Movie Review

Home is where the art is in ‘Exhibition’

Joanna Hogg brings a unique style of filmmaking to this allegory about an artist couple who have decided to move.


// Young adult films get a dose of reality

Reaching beyond the paranormal, teen films take on real life.

Rating the movies of 2014

// The best movies of the year so far?

Since 2014 is shaping up to be a strong year, it seems sensible to take a half-time breather and quantify the year’s best films to date.

Four stars go to...

// Four-star reviews by the Globe

Films given four-star reviews by Globe critics Ty Burr and Janice Page, and the former Globe critic Wesley Morris since 2012.

DVD reviews

What to see this summer


// Summer movie releases

The emphasis on comedy in this summer’s offerings is cheering in more ways than one. Here’s hoping this summer delivers.

Movie capsules

// Short reviews of what’s in theaters

A snapshot of recent Globe reviews of movies in the theaters.

Movie review archive

// In case you missed it

Looking for past movie reviews? This sortable table will help you catch up on Globe reviews not to be missed.