How does ‘The Upside’ compare to its French counterpart ‘The Intouchables?’

Our critics review “Upside,” about a rich quadriplegic man who hires a parolee to help him with his day-to-day life, starring Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston and Nicole Kidman; “Ashes in the Snow,” set during World War II in Siberia; “The Last Laugh,” a Netflix film starring Chevy Chase and Richard Dreyfuss; “A Dog’s Way Home,” about a dog who gets separated from his owner and must journey 400 miles home.


Amy Nicholson - host of the podcast Unspooled and film reviewer for the NYT - @theAmyNicholson, Grae Drake - film critic-at-large - @graedrake

Madeleine Brand

Sarah Sweeney, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta, Christian Bordal, Yael Even Or, Alexandra Sif Tryggvadottir, Caitlin Plummer