Has a preposterous premise and action scenes that make the audience feel like they’re playing a video game.
- November 26, 2013 |
Not bad, but not awesome, and definitely below Disney standards for quality. It's cute, funny, sweet, and forgettable.
Not a film for movie-goers looking for a heart-tugging story or an uplifting theme. But fans of British sci-fi and comedy will love it.
Doomed by predictability, but worst of all is the complete lack of suspense. Hopefully it won't hurt Harrison Ford with the Academy.
Finally, the funny, fast-paced action movie we've been waiting for all summer has arrived.
Skeptics may abound, but sometimes logic and common sense just aren’t enough to explain away otherworldly occurrences.
- November 13, 2013 |
Clear parallels to the life of Christ and themes of sacrifice, redemption and love elevate Superman's story above mere entertainment.
Just as reflective about universal emotional experiences as director Baumbach's previous work, but positively jubilant in comparison.
An impossibly cute but decidedly conventional story about striving for the seemingly impossible dream.
Not everything works, but the film's oddness makes for a unique viewing experience. It's a major comeback for director Green.
Though appropriate for the whole family, Hallmark original "Pete’s Christmas," unfortunately, is not one for the record books.
- November 08, 2013 |
A compelling coming-of-age tale where an unexpected reconnection with family helps shape the protagonist's future journey.
May prove to be a classic example where film critics and the masses part ways, as there is much to pick on but there were also cheers.
What on earth did they do to earn their paychecks, sit around and drink beer all day until they came up with recurring plot points?
Not even close to being on par with Pixar's Toy Story sequels, but a genial nature and thoroughgoing inoffensiveness make it palatable.
- October 29, 2013 |
Flawed, but it only takes one special element to set a film apart. Here, it's a loony performance from the great Jeff Bridges.
- October 29, 2013 |
The only distinguishing characteristic is that it doesn't have one. The writing and direction lack distinction; the young lead is bland.
In a way, this is a faith-based film. It's also scary, violent, and filled with images that I don't think anyone really needs to see.
Love is still central in this trilogy's third act, but now so much more life has been lived, and consequences can be Love’s kryptonite.
If you can tear your eyes from the geeked-out Google campus long enough to ponder the plot, you’ll realize you've seen this story before.