A respectful telling of the life of Christ—perhaps too respectful—that, like so many other movies about Jesus, is a mostly solemn affair.
- February 28, 2014 |
Yet another example of wasted potential, quickly devolving into flat, uninspired storytelling, one-note characters and decent effects.
If this is Hayao Miyazaki's final film, it's a fitting farewell to an artist who inspired wonder in millions of fans both young and old.
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.
If your idea of romantic comedy is that profanity equals hilarity, drunkenness equals happiness and sex equals love, this is for you.
A lot has changed in nearly three decades, but there's simply not much need for a RoboCop reboot. Audiences have been there, seen that.
- February 12, 2014 |
The patriotic schmaltz feels right. If we can't be sentimental about preserving culture, we've lost touch with what these characters did.
- February 07, 2014 |
Hard to care much about any of the lazy, libidinous characters, especially when so much time is spent on the least interesting of them.
- January 31, 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.
- January 24, 2014 |
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.
Berg's thematic explorations of courage, fear, integrity and sacrifice feel like introspective meditations rather than formulaic beats.