This tale of Space Camp competition and astronauts in peril works best if enjoyed multi-generationally.
- May 29, 2013 |
Had I not been required to write this review, I would have walked out an hour before this incoherent Southern Gothic teen romance ended.
The final product is strangely unsatisfying, moving into erotic, even perverse areas unsuited to Soderbergh's smooth, cold visual style.
The filmmakers have done justice to the novels, but that’s not to say you should rush out and rent it.
What's going on with all the God talk from these aging mobsters having one last night on the town?
No one will mistake The Last Stand for anything made in Schwarzenegger’s glory years, but it contains exactly what the audience expects.
If you're weary of stories with teen characters of inflated self worth condescending to everyone around them, stay away from this one.
For a story that would reach into our souls, it does its best to keep us at arm's length for nearly three hours.
- May 14, 2013 |
This Nicholas Sparks adaptation opened on Valentine’s Day but was forgotten by Presidents' Day.
Tom Cruise plays yet another action hero with panache, but the timing is awful for a film with so many gun-related fatalities early on.
First-time director Andres Muschietti is more intent on wringing tears than terror from the audience in this thriller.
It's anything but a typical romantic comedy. Silver Linings Playbook is more like that genre's slightly unhinged cousin.
For anyone keeping track at home, The Guilt Trip is officially actor Seth Rogen’s first PG-13 comedy.
In this broken city the lines between good men and bad are mighty blurry. The language and flesh, however, aren't blurred at all.
As compelling as it has the potential to be, Promised Land is weighed down by a lack of subtlety and a heavy-handed agenda.
- April 23, 2013 |
Don't look for much in the food-for-thought department, but Gangster Squad keeps you interested in seeing how it'll play out.
- April 23, 2013 |
The suffering young characters function as role models for building meaningful lives and making choices that let them sleep at night.
- April 17, 2013 |
The casting and the idea to make a movie about FDR are inspired. That's where the inspiration ends for this gross miscalculation.
- April 09, 2013 |
No stilted caricature, Spielberg humanizes this beloved leader without placing him on too high of a pedestal in the process.
- March 26, 2013 |