Even a sucker for a good sappy tale won't find much to love in the hollow story of a ridiculous couple in a frowned-upon love affair.
- May 27, 2014 |
The patriotic schmaltz feels right. If we can't be sentimental about preserving culture, we've lost touch with what these characters did.
Yet another example of wasted potential, quickly devolving into flat, uninspired storytelling, one-note characters and decent effects.
Feels like Kevin Costner channeling Liam Neeson in a funnier iteration of Taken. The movies even share the same writer and producer.
If your idea of romantic comedy is that profanity equals hilarity, drunkenness equals happiness and sex equals love, this is for you.
Stimulates our mind more than it stirs our spirits or pulls our heartstrings; more of a discussion than a heartfelt experience.
Hard to care much about any of the lazy, libidinous characters, especially when so much time is spent on the least interesting of them.
Not even amusing in a "so-bad-it's-good" way. Should be the nail in the coffin of non-superhero comic book adaptations, but it won't be.
Short on budget and famous actors, but undeniable authenticity in the storytelling helps set it apart from many other faith-based films.
- May 06, 2014 |
The mystery allows fans to see Veronica in her full detective glory again, but the case is never as intriguing as the relationships.
- May 06, 2014 |
Not quite a documentary, but has an unflinching, realistic feel right til the end when it turns into a Lifetime movie with a bow on top.
If only it had been clever. Or well-acted. Or better conceived. As is, it's even worse than you might expect.
Director Reitman finally has a real stinker on his resumé with this sappy, schlocky film. Even Nicholas Sparks would scratch his head.
A comedy that deals with serious themes but manages to stay light enough on its feet that any moments of heavy-handedness are forgivable.
Prepare to be overwhelmed – especially if you’re a mother. Ready yourself, both for Judi Dench's performance and for tears.
I was moved. Black Nativity will bring people to tears, many to forgiveness, maybe even repentance, and inspire reconciliation.
Pretty much what Saturday morning cartoons would have been back in the day if they had been 90 minutes long and available in 3D.
Less bloated, this second installment stands as a premium Hollywood production that can teach other major lit-franchises a thing or two.
Watching these familiar faces shout, scream and degrade each other at dinner for hours probably isn't most people’s idea of a good time.