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Musical numbers, money schemes, and murder: highlights from the Toronto International Film Festival

Megan Thee Stallion rules ‘Dicks: The Musical,’ ‘Dumb Money’ falls short, and ‘Anatomy of a Fall’ puts audience expectations on trial.


‘A Haunting in Venice’ is as much horror movie as whodunit

Kenneth Branagh returns as Agatha Christie’s detective Hercule Poirot in ‘A Haunting in Venice'

‘Barbie’ tops ‘Super Mario’ as highest grossing 2023 film

Barbie has become the highest grossing film of 2023 after generating $1.38 billion at the worldwide box office.

Odie Henderson

Summer movies postmortem: Our critic on 4-star favorites, forgettable flops, and films he wished he’d reviewed

As Labor Day approaches, it’s the perfect time to look back at a strange season of cinema — and look forward to the fall.

Odie Henderson review | ★★★1/2

Sadistic, satirical ‘Bottoms’ makes ‘Fight Club’ look tame

Rachel Sennott and Ayo Edebiri go for broke in director Emma Seligman’s over-the-top high school comedy about two lesbian outcasts.

For this year’s Harvard Film Archive all-night movie marathon, gambling’s on the table

The marathon takes its name from one of the six featured films, ‘Any Number Can Win.’

Odie Henderson review | ★½

‘Golda’: When smoke gets in your eyes

Helen Mirren stars as the chain-smoking ‘Iron Lady’ of Israel in this stale docudrama

Hollywood studios disclose their offer on day 113 of writers strike

By releasing the proposal, the companies are essentially going around the guild’s negotiating committee and appealing to rank-and-file members.