NEW YORK — Some rituals of childhood bonding are best left in the past. The cringe-inducing “Tag” (Warner Bros.) is a perfect example. The plot is loosely … Read More


NEW YORK — Going only by its title, kids may mistake “Superfly” (Columbia) for the latest Marvel or DC Comics-based adventure involving a mutant. But the AARP … Read More

Incredibles 2

NEW YORK — The first family of superheroes returns in “Incredibles 2” (Disney), the highly anticipated sequel to a much-loved 2004 animated film. Alas, the passage of time … Read More


NEW YORK — Imagine a mash-up of an intense family drama along the lines of 1980’s “Ordinary People” and a foray into the occult like “Rosemary’s Baby” … Read More

Ocean’s 8

NEW YORK — What with the glitterati dressing up like all manner of churchmen and saints in connection with the exhibit “Heavenly Bodies,” the Metropolitan Museum of … Read More

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

NEW YORK — First off, to answer everyone’s question about “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” (Focus), the cheerful and reverent documentary about Fred Rogers, creator and host … Read More

Hotel Artemis

NEW YORK — Viewers who check themselves into the “Hotel Artemis” (Global Road) may wind up feeling like prisoners of their own device. Though this dystopian thriller, … Read More


NEW YORK — One of the intractable complications of sailing on the Pacific Ocean, we are told very early in the drama “Adrift” (STX), is that, no … Read More


NEW YORK — With its brief but excessively graphic scenes of bloodletting, the otherwise mildly interesting sci-fi thriller “Upgrade” (BH Tilt) skirts the outer boundaries of moral … Read More

Solo: A Star Wars Story

NEW YORK — Before he grew up to be Harrison Ford, intergalactic freebooter Han Solo was Alden Ehrenreich — or so at least the folks behind “Solo: … Read More