Movie Reviews: What To Watch This Month

Don't miss these stunning new flicks


Atonement

Can't summarize, just go. Go for the smokin'-hot love story (based on the Ian McEwan novel) that pits Keira Knightley against James McAvoy in a battle over who's the dewier, fresher, more glowing bit of eye candy. Go for Knightley's enviable '40s style: the emerald gown, oxford heels, and crimson pout. Go for the sound editing-yes, sound editing-which weaves elements like a tapping typewriter into a magnificent score. Just go.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below


Juno

The story of a strong-willed, acerbic teenager searching for the ideal adoptive parents for her unborn baby, Juno is a wholly original, gratifying romp through the perils and, remarkably, howling laughs of teen pregnancy. With just-right suburban Minnesota details-novelty phones, arctic-blue Big Gulps, and Hot Pockets-absurdly talented screenwriter Diablo Cody evokes that bittersweet moment when we all entered the hallway of adulthood, ready or not.

Most Popular


The Savages

In writer/director Tamara Jenkins's schmaltz-free latest, Laura Linney is a neurotic, pill-popping temp and sister to Philip Seymour Hoffman's stoic, schlubby professor (and secret crybaby). The two travel to Sun City, AZ-a retirement oasis of water aerobics and rock gardens-to bring their estranged father back to frigid Buffalo. As the self-absorbed siblings sink into rivalry and midlife meltdowns, Jenkins happily puts the fun back in dysfunctional.

Joan Crawford, Bette Davis
Culture
Share
New Favorite Show Alert: Ryan Murphy's Making a Series About One of the Juiciest Celebrity Feuds
Culture
Share
Here's What a $38,000 Plane Ticket Gets You
Culture
Share
How 'Bad Moms' Perpetuates All the Worst Stereotypes About Motherhood
Culture
Share
Watch Jennifer Lawrence Orchestrate a Daring Escape in a New Clip from 'X-Men: Apocalypse'
Culture
Share
Understandably, Kit Harington Compares Filming Jon Snow's Resurrection Scene to "a Teenage Boy's Wet Dream"
Culture
Share
27 Mother's Day Gifts That Beat Flowers and a Card
Jessica Jones on Netflix
Culture
Share
Netflix Can Predict Exactly What You'll Click On—and Why
Culture
Share
"You Physically Cannot Get Out of Bed": Ally Hilfiger Opens Up About Her Battle with Lyme Disease
Hamilton on Broadway
Culture
Share
'Hamilton' Set to Clean Up at the Tonys with a Record-Breaking 16 Nominations
Culture
Share
All the Must-See Looks from the 2016 Met Gala Red Carpet