'The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)': Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman -- and Adam Sandler, at a Career Peak

'The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)': Ben Stiller, Dustin Hoffman -- and Adam Sandler, at a Career Peak

his is not your father’s Woody Allen movie. In “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)”, writer-director Noah Baumbach surveys vintage Allen territory — the artsy highlands of New York’s Jewish upper middle class — and finds new comic moves to try, new kinds of laughs to mine. Dustin Hoffman contributes a deadpan comic turn that’s…

'Blade Runner 2049': Ryan Gosling Meets Harrison Ford in One of the Movies' Most Famous Dystopias

'Blade Runner 2049': Ryan Gosling Meets Harrison Ford in One of the Movies' Most Famous Dystopias

Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner 2049” isn’t so much a sequel to Ridley Scott’s original film, released in 1982; it’s more of a hazy memory. Gone are the neo-1940s noir stylings and the drifting melancholy of that great Vangelis score. In their place we have a more dialed-down costume design: fleece-collar coats and simple straight skirts,…

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle': Colin Firth Back on the neo-Bond Beat with Channing Tatum and...Elton John

'Kingsman: The Golden Circle': Colin Firth Back on the neo-Bond Beat with Channing Tatum and...Elton John

Like its predecessor, the new “Kingsman” movie is a bit too much of a good thing. In the first film, “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” director Matthew Vaughn came up with a giddy take on the early Bond movies, this time focusing on an “independent intelligence agency” headquartered in a high-end tailor shop in London’s Savile…