We're used to stories about dreams come true. This folk tale of folk music is the story of one that doesn't which toys with reasons why.
- December 06, 2013 |
I was moved. Black Nativity will bring people to tears, many to forgiveness, maybe even repentance, and inspire reconciliation.
It's like a much darker, grittier Count of Monte Cristo without any pesky food for thought. It's also an apathetic waste of time.
For any who see the film before reading the exceptional novel it's based on, a helpful tip is not to judge the book by the movie.
- November 25, 2013 |
Under a new director, deeper themes lurk beneath the disturbing surface story of this sequel to offer a surprisingly relevant takeaway.
Far more enjoyable and substantial than the trailer suggested, which is a win for anyone who hopes for more from a Vince Vaughn comedy.
As a Christmas movie about the real meaning of Christmas, this a beautiful Christmas card of a film may well become a holiday classic.
A must-watch for anyone impacted by Calvin & Hobbes. Far from flawless, it manages to marvel at Bill Watterson's art and unusual choices.
An explicit, intentionally repellent film that earns a very hard-R, but it's also the most arresting AIDS drama since Philadelphia.
Faith plays a starring role in the story and dialogue, but the language is so off-putting that believers will have a hard time watching.
This is not a message movie, not a film that makes us better people. This one is just for fun. And what a lot of fun it is.
- November 07, 2013 |
Despite getting bogged down in details that don't always add up, one can't ignore its greatest strength: plenty of fascinating big ideas.
The romance between Princess Diana and Dr. Hasnat Khan is the focus of this film, but also its major problem for lacking passion.