Thinking about homeless children is a difficult and sobering task. We can learn a lot from the true story of Zach Bonner.
- January 09, 2013 |
Creative and visually inspired at times, but thematically a dark film that may frighten younger viewers unaccustomed to dealing with loss.
The 2012 remake of Dredd lives up to its name in all the worst ways. What a waste this is.
Just because a movie is "alive" on screen doesn't mean it will edify or stimulate you intellectually.
I can't tell you if Looper will become a classic or not, but man, it sure feels like one.
- December 31, 2012 |
Wants to deliver a moral about choosing real life over living a lie, but the point comes across as tepid rather than deeply resonant.
- December 24, 2012 |
Proves that less can indeed be more when anchored by a standout performance from the likeable Joseph Gordon Levitt.
- December 21, 2012 |
Goes several innings without committing an error, but neither does it connect with the ball until it's already behind in the game.
A balanced thrill ride: dark but not depressing, gritty but not grimy, sometimes slick without sacrificing authenticity.
Audiences are going to eat this up, and those who love it will loooooove it. Their gushing, OMGosh hyperbole will know no end.
One of the best bets for family entertainment: a feel-good story with a message that is the funniest of the Wimpy Kid series.
As indies go, it's a softball right down the middle. For all the nitpicks, it’s saved by an undeniable charm.
Amazingly, the Ice Age franchise hasn't melted yet, which is music to a parent’s ears when searching for suitable entertainment.
Even bringing back Matt Damon wouldn’t have helped; it’s writer/director Tony Gilroy’s script that leaves a poor legacy.
Just when you think movies can't possibly get any dumber, Hollywood goes and outdoes itself with the R-rated comedy Ted.
If Christopher Nolan and his cohorts don’t get some Oscar love for this series finale, they’ve been cat-burgled.
Pushes its magicality almost to disbelief's breaking point, but a gifted cast helps the message go down like a spoonful of sugar.
It’s not too far-fetched to suggest that this film could genuinely help couples, and even save some marriages.
How do you make butter carving in Iowa interesting? That's the question, and the problem, with this jumbled genre-mash.