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  • Victoria & Abdul
  • Victoria & Abdul (PG-13)

    British filmmakers have long mined their nation's history for subject matter, but with the UK's exit from the European Union looming, we can expect even more period fare as England contemplates its future by revisiting its past. more...
  • Victor Frankenstein
  • Victor Frankenstein (PG-13)

    In this cartoonish adaptation of Frankenstein, the title character (James McAvoy) is a dandyish lout and the story unfolds from the perspective of his assistant, Igor (Daniel Radcliffe). more...
  • Vampire Academy
  • Vampire Academy (PG-13)

    "They suck at school," announces the poster for this high school horror comedy, but in point of fact the whole movie sucks. more...
  • Veronica Mars (PG-13)

    On the verge of accepting a job at a high-powered New York law firm, former teenage sleuth Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) is lured back to her hometown by an old flame to solve a murder, conveniently arriving on the same weekend as their ten-year high school reunion. more...
  • The Vow (PG-13)

    Two bland, materialistic WASPs (Channing Tatum, Rachel McAdams) must rebuild their marriage from scratch after the wife loses her memory in an accident. more...
  • Vampires Suck (PG-13)

    Movie parodists Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer (Disaster Movie, Meet the Spartans) wrote and directed this spoof of vampire movies in general and the Twilight franchise in particular. more...
  • Valentine's Day (PG-13)

    Though not unlike a feature film in many respects, this succession of images, words, and music from goo-slinger extraordinaire Garry Marshall (Pretty Woman) is actually a finely tuned, demographically refined delivery system for the purest synthetic comedy substitutes Hollywood has to offer. more...
  • Valentino: The Last Emperor (PG-13)

    Part celebrity dish, part business journalism, this illuminating 2008 documentary about the legendary Italian designer Valentino Garavani spans the tumultuous final two years of his decades-long reign as one of the most successful innovators in the fashion industry. more...
  • The Visitor (PG-13)

    Richard Jenkins, the balding, bespectacled character actor best known as the ghostly father on HBO's Six Feet Under, gets the role of a lifetime in this powerful second film (2008) by writer-director Thomas McCarthy (The Station Agent). more...
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  • Valley of the Dolls (PG-13)

    Too dull even to function as camp, Mark Robson's 1967 adaptation of Jacqueline Susann's best-selling show-business exposé stars Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, Sharon Tate, and Martin Milner, and features a late appearance by the genre's founding figure, Susan Hayward. more...
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  • Valkyrie (PG-13)

    Every good caper movie offers an assortment of vividly rendered conspirators, a requirement unfulfilled by the German postage stamps who populate this World War II adventure. more...