A year out from Argo, a Ben Affleck film is coasting by with sloppy editing, poor cinematography and basic disregard for good dialogue.
- January 07, 2014 |
Just too much disturbing pornographic imagery to recommend this film. But if there's a silver lining, it's rescue from the hopelessness.
- December 31, 2013 |
In capturing a worldwide phenomenon, Morgan Spurlock clearly highlights the songs and what makes One Direction tick as people.
The last half-hour is exactly what we want a summer movie to be, but we have to sit through two hours of utter tedium to get there.
Despite the socialistic sermonizing, this brainy thrill-ride is smartly constructed in a manner reminiscent of Christopher Nolan.
Prisoners is a story of human pain and loss, and of how we respond to the temptation to carry out our own ideas of justice.
So poorly executed that it's safe to say all comparisons between Percy Jackson and Harry Potter will come to a screeching halt.
A truly beautiful film about an outlaw, but one can’t shake the feeling that it's the exhaustive visual equivalent of a sad country song.
The appealing cast and well-executed comic timing can't mask the repulsive core of this ugly tale.
Plain and simple, a kid's movie: lots of fun to watch, the colors are bright, the laughs are many.
For those who like to celebrate with a good action film, this is the place to start: humor, tension, non-stop action and more.
As much as we learn about J.D. Salinger from those who were part of his life, what's curiously glossed over is Salinger's writing itself.
Contains likeable characters pulling off jaw-dropping physical feats while teaching some valuable lessons about teamwork, too.
Christian rock-umentary serves as a touching lesson on the natures of faith, family, and life in the midst of change.
- December 07, 2013 |
Surprising how much better it is to its predecessor is in every possible way. The storyline is just as compelling as the special effects.
- December 03, 2013 |
What is meant to be a family-friendly comedy sadly becomes a big blue blunder and waste of studio money.
- December 03, 2013 |
Does just about everything RED did, just not quite as well. Makes attempts at the same charm and flair but the execution is often forced.
Sounds like a great American dream, and it is—but the filmmakers show us the downright ugly along with the good in this TV-ish biopic.
Has a preposterous premise and action scenes that make the audience feel like they’re playing a video game.
Not bad, but not awesome, and definitely below Disney standards for quality. It's cute, funny, sweet, and forgettable.
- November 19, 2013 |