The newest Adam Sandler film plunges not only to new depths of witless stupidity but out-and-out depravity.
- October 16, 2012 |
Although it has several good performances, the story of Prometheus is a slap in the face to believers in a divine Creator.
While the movie poster promises “nothin’ but a good time,” Rock of Ages is certainly not good cinema for the whole family.
If you see The Raven, you're likely to mutter the word from Poe’s well-known poem that shares this film’s title: "Nevermore."
It’s about time the dynamic duo of Johnny Depp and director Tim Burton start seeing other people—professionally speaking, anyway.
Its deft handling of complicated family situations makes People Like Us one of the best American films released so far this year.
This thriller begins with an intriguing concept about the mesmerizing power of a cult-leader and then does nothing with it.
Summer movies—even overstuffed ones—can still provide a heavy dose of good old-fashioned fun.
- September 25, 2012 |
A group of elderly English strangers—each at a personal crossroads—grows from taking a journey they never expected when they stay at this hotel.
If there’s a theme that rings the loudest in Part of Me, it’s to be true to yourself, even if that seems “weird” to the masses.
Rather than depicting new ways to knock off the protagonists, this cheeky horror flick explores the morality behind the clichés.
A drama about the cost of fighting for religious freedom is a message worth proclaiming. But does that make for good cinema?
Like so many films these days, far more attention was paid to aesthetics rather than anything resembling quality storytelling.
Yet another nonfiction best seller adapted for a multi-character, star-packed movie.
Surprisingly mature in its subject matter, this cautionary tale is the story of a young girl determined to come of age too soon.
If knowing this film is "from the producers of Bridesmaids" turns your stomach, then The Five-Year Engagement is not for you.
- September 04, 2012 |
Even with its idiosyncratic style, The Pirates! is as skilled as it is carefree and an easily consumed treat for the masses.
In this lukewarm and predictable story based on a Nicholas Sparks romance novel, The Lucky One delivers almost zero surprises.
Full of sound and fury, Battleship will appeal to audiences who can tolerate the voluble, violent battle at the center of the film.