Joel Edgerton

From left, Lucas Hedges, Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman appear in the empathetic “Boy Erased.” (Courtesy Focus Features)

‘Boy Erased’ a sympathetic look at a gay teen’s faith, sexuality

A gay teenager experiences the nightmare of conversion therapy in “Boy Erased,”…

 

Charlize Theron and David Oyelowo star in “Gringo.” (Courtesy Amazon Studios)

Complicated yet likable ‘Gringo’ runs out of steam

The knotty action-comedy “Gringo” is the latest from Blue-Tongue Films, a collective…

 

Jennifer Lawrence stars in the lackluster “Red Sparrow.” (Courtesy 20th Century Fox)

‘Red Sparrow’ more mopey than sexy

The chance to do an entire movie in a Russian accent must…

 

Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga play history-making Richard and Mildred Loving in director Jeff Nichols’ “Loving.” (Courtesy Ben Rothstein/Focus Features)

Film takes loving approach to couple’s landmark story

“Loving,” director Jeff Nichols’ fifth feature, is sure to be one of…

Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga play history-making Richard and Mildred Loving in director Jeff Nichols’ “Loving.” (Courtesy Ben Rothstein/Focus Features)
Joel Edgerton, left, and Johnny Depp are good in “Black Mass,” a film based on real events in Boston in the late 1970s. (Courtesy Warner Bros.)

Solid Johnny Depp performance a ‘Black Mass’ highlight

American filmmakers have been making gangster movies since the beginning of movies…

Joel Edgerton, left, and Johnny Depp are good in “Black Mass,” a film based on real events in Boston in the late 1970s. (Courtesy Warner Bros.)
From left, Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall are excellent in “The Gift,” Edgerton’s provocative directorial debut. (Courtesy Matt Kennedy/Stx Entertainment)

Joel Edgerton’s ‘Gift’ a thoughtful thriller

The comeuppance of a bully is a theme that will never lack…

From left, Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman and Rebecca Hall are excellent in “The Gift,” Edgerton’s provocative directorial debut. (Courtesy Matt Kennedy/Stx Entertainment)
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A strange family film from Peter Hedges

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” is certainly odd for a Disney…

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