Sundance Diary, Day 3: Every Californian Has A Cold

Walkouts during Flying Lotus's 'Kuso.' Brittany Snow in 'Bushwick.' Cate Blanchett's 'Manifesto.'

Sundance Diary, Day 2: Landline, Bitch, And The Goddess Salma Hayek

Plus: A march as fun and full of loud women as the hundreds of others around the world — but with its own Sundance frills

Sundance Diary, Day 1: Inconvenient Truths On Inauguration Day

In case it wasn't clear, this is a war

Split: How Many Personalities Does It Take To Make A Comeback Movie?

M. Night Shyamalan’s latest is a strange, chilling popcorn thriller, where both the bad guy and his victims are, well, victims

The Founder Is A Capitalist Happy Meal With A Vanilla Shake

The story of the soulless McDonald’s businessman at the heart of the fast-food empire, which opens wide on inauguration weekend, has a moral obligation to say more

Silence Asks, And Tries To Answer: What Would Jesus Do?

Scorsese's sprawling, stunning, often violent epic forces us to grapple with our own religious doubts and uncertainties

Barry: Obama, The College Years

Director Vikram Gandhi's nuanced portrait of the young Barack Obama is one of the best films of the year

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story You've Seen Before

The legendary blockbuster franchise's first stand-alone movie plays its familiar beats one more time

The Top 10 Movies Of 2016

From a farting corpse to faith-questioning sausages to a lonely lobster, these are MTV chief film critic Amy Nicholson's picks for the best films of the year

La La Land: A City Of Tap-Dancing Angels

Emma Stone’s brilliant, but this big-screen musical is way too eager to please

The Most Famous Widow In The World

Natalie Portman's performance as 'Jackie' is chilly, precise, and a surefire Oscar contender

Sadness By The Sea

Casey Affleck gives an awards-worthy performance in the bleak, naturalistic 'Manchester By The Sea'

Bad Santa 2 Is A Woman-Hating Lump Of Coal In Your Stocking

Even Billy Bob Thornton can’t save this joyless Yuletide sequel

The Brutal Girl Power of Divines

The Cannes award winner about two girls on the loose in Paris is worth seeking out

‘Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk’ Into The Surreal

Ang Lee’s use of High Frame Rate technology to tell the story of a soldier’s difficult domestic adjustment is immersive — and unsettling

‘The Edge of Seventeen’: A Mean Girl For Our Time

Hailee Steinfeld is a teenage force of nature in this excellent comedy

J.K. Rowling’s Not-So-Fantastic Beasts

‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ fails to capture the magical sense of wonder of the ‘Harry Potter’ series

‘Arrival’ Is A Human-Scale Alien-Invasion Movie That Feels Shockingly Of The Moment

Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner star in a sci-fi fantasy that has somehow captured the feelings of today before we even felt them

The Love Witch Is The Feminist Witchcraft Movie We Need Right Now

It's about a practitioner of the dark arts who thinks feminism is bad news. And it's delightful.

Loving: The Quiet Heroes Who Legalized Interracial Marriage

Breakout star Ruth Negga gives an Oscar-worthy performance in an otherwise too-reserved film about a landmark Supreme Court case

‘Doctor Strange‘ is witty, visually stunning, and human

Marvel’s latest superhero effort pulls off some tricks most of their movies don’t

Inferno: The One Where Tom Hanks Googles Dante

Felicity Jones is also along for the ride in this latest chapter in 'The Da Vinci Code' franchise

Don’t Miss The Handmaiden

Director Park Chan Wook's masterpiece is a smutty-yet-cerebral look at an unlikely romance

The Aching Beauty Of Moonlight

Director Barry Jenkins crafts a stunning, sensitive portrayal of a boy's fraught journey to manhood