Film Reviews

Film Reviews

The Pulitzer Prize-winning critic of The Wall Street Journal, Joe Morgenstern reviews films weekly in the paper and on KCRW.

Retired? Not on your life, or hers.

Before Lin-Manuel Miranda brought his astonishing "Hamilton" to Broadway he created "In the Heights," a Broadway musical set in a Latino, mostly Dominican neighborhood of Washington…

"The Conjuring" films have conjured billions of box-office dollars since the first one in 2013.

"A Quiet Place II" picks up where the original--the very original original--left off.

You could say "The Dry," a fine Australian thriller, is partly about global warming.

Usually the simplest part of reviewing a movie is designating its genre.

Billy Crystal plays a comedy writer with dementia in "Here Today," and Tiffany Haddish is a singer and street performer who becomes his guardian angel, but the mirth is forced and the…

The hero of "Moffie" is a closeted gay conscript in the South Africa of 1981. In addition to the killing arts, he and his fellow draftees are trained in racism and homophobia.