Movie Reviews

Little Women

NEW YORK—Writer-director Greta Gerwig, who proved her bona fides as a screen moralist in 2017 with “Lady Bird,” has repeated the feat with her elegant, vibrantly emotional adaptation of the 19th-century classic “Little Women” (Sony). […]

Movie Reviews

The Two Popes

NEW YORK—In “The Two Popes” (Netflix), their glossy but highly speculative account of supposedly real events, screenwriter Anthony McCarten and director Fernando Meirelles ill-advisedly try to extol Pope Francis (Jonathan Pryce) by trashing retired Pope […]

Movie Reviews

Frozen II

NEW YORK—Both the filmmakers and the central voice cast of the much-loved 2013 original are reunited in “Frozen II” (Disney). They deliver an exuberant animated musical adventure that’s suitable for a wide demographic. While generally […]