New and Noteworthy

Trine Dyrholm and Gustav Lindh in “Queen of Hearts”. Photo: Nordisk Film

Review: Queen of Hearts

Trine Dyrholm brilliantly makes us understand, and loathe, her character. 


Robert Downey, Jr. in “Avengers: Endgame”. Photo: Marvel

Quick Take: Avengers: Endgame

Never dull in spite of that running time, the film offers many laughs and the most emotional moments of the franchise.




Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman in “Papillon”. Photo: Allied Artists

Review: Papillon

Henri Charrière’s story may not be altogether truthful. But so what? 


Tony Amendola and Linda Cardellini in “The Curse of La Llorona”. Photo: Warner

Quick Take: The Curse of La Llorona

A few shocks deliver, but not enough to stand out.


Bibi Andersson on “The Dick Cavett Show”. Photo: ABC

Bibi Andersson, 1935–2019

One learned never to underestimate her. Persona (1966) became perhaps her most brilliant effort.




Brooklynn Prince and Bria Vinaite in “The Florida Project”. Photo: A24

Review: The Florida Project

It’s a journey to misery and heartbreak, but a compelling one.


“Balloons Over Babylon”. Photo: Lucky Dogs

Quick Take: Balloons Over Babylon

A welcome look at everyday life in Baghdad, but its attempts at creating suspense over every snag are unconvincing.


Carole Lombard and William Powell in “My Man Godfrey”. Photo: Universal

Review: My Man Godfrey

There is an edge to the film, but above all it’s an excellent, elegant example of screwball comedy at its finest.