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‘Shazam!’ pulls off light-hearted DC film

The DCEU’s best film to date has come in the form of a fun coming-of-age story.

‘The Beach Bum’ should be way funnier

The long-awaited Harmony Korine project is here to bring moviegoers an hour and a half of Matthew McConaughey cackling on the verge of a blackout.

Exploring the hidden meanings of ‘Us’

Jordan Peele’s sophomore film is packed with rich cultural touchstones.

‘The Commons’ captures protests of UNC Confederate statue

The documentary highlights the protests to remove the University of North Carolina’s Confederate monument following the Charlottesville riots.

LARP is more than just role-play in ‘The Magic Life of V’

A young woman deals with her childhood trauma through live action role-playing.

Best and worst of awards season 2019

An awards season narrative with new developments every day is reflective of an industry in transition.

Ragtag presented ‘Gravity’ with insight into its production

The film comments on the nature of danger, our will to live and the power our minds have over any situation.

Movies that flew under radar in 2018

In another year, a less crowded field or maybe a different world altogether, these dark horse contenders might’ve been nominated.

‘High Flying Bird’ creates compelling drama out of negotiations

Directed by Steven Soderbergh, the new Netflix drama takes on the hypocrisies of the sports industry and reckons with Netflix’s place in the movie business.

What’s hot at Sundance 2019

Amazon took control of the market this year, spending a record $47 million while other studios like Fox Searchlight remained relatively quiet.

‘Cold War’ finds musical romance in post-World War II Poland

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, the Polish musical is technically stunning but somewhat emotionally reserved.

‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ is a disappointing fragment of a thriller

Despite stellar performances from an all-star cast, the film tediously follows a lackluster storyline teeming with gore and jump scares.

A revitalization has come to the comic book industry for various reasons

Comic books aren't leaving any time soon, and we might even be entering another golden age.

‘Green Book’ Review: When southern prejudice forces two different men to work together

On a journey in the South as a black pianist with a white driver, the men are pushed to understand each other and grow to appreciate their differences.

MOVE Magazine’s most anticipated films of 2019

Exciting follow-ups and fresh independent work fuel this year’s upcoming films.

Four Actors Who Could Take Ben Affleck’s Place as Batman

With Ben Affleck out as DC’s Batman, these four actors should step in.

‘The Favourite’ is wickedly fun period drama

Yorgos Lanthimos’ newest film is a bawdy showcase for career-best performances from its three leads.

‘Cam’ shines light on internet identity, sex work through horror

Netflix’s horror-thriller strives to empathetically portray sex work and internet identity.

Make new traditions with MOVE’s slightly offbeat Christmas movie picks

Four MOVE columnists share their favorite non-traditional holiday films.

MOVE writers praise underrated 2018 films

MOVE recommends underrated gems from throughout the year to add to your watchlist before awards season.