In hindsight, there was almost no point in reviewing Marvel’s Agents of Shield. This highly anticipated new series was probably the only fall pilot guaranteed of success.
- October 07, 2013 |
How the morality tale of a cancer-stricken chemistry teacher who transforms himself into a cold-blooded, drug kingpin will end is what legions Breaking Bad fans want to know.
- September 30, 2013 |
A painfully slow pace plus amoral, self-obsessed teens behaving like idiots minus a good lesson equals a massive waste of time.
- September 23, 2013 |
If parents are looking to teach their children about the Freedom Marches, or even a simple tale of God’s love, Birmingham is their destination.
- September 16, 2013 |
This animated coming-of-age story is aimed more at adolescents than young children, and packs a surprising, emotional wallop.
- September 09, 2013 |
Tense, well-acted and intriguing, but fails to complete the picture of a complicated man or a lesson about tolerance.
- September 02, 2013 |
I’m kind of upset. A great movie was pulled from the shelves of a Christian bookstore chain.
- August 26, 2013 |
Not the mindless action fun you've been hoping for. What makes the stupidity vile is the level of blood lust that fuels the good guy.
- August 19, 2013 |
Director Jeff Nichols effectively blends genres, numerous subplots and character dynamics – and does so with emotional weight and power.
- August 12, 2013 |
Lots of fighting and explosions punctuated by moderately clever dialogue. "Pretty much exactly what I want," my male friend told me.
- August 05, 2013 |
Pretty much a two-hour commercial for Celebrate Recovery, but as promotional videos go it's a surprisingly good and realistic one.
- July 29, 2013 |
Like The Blind Side, faith is integral and is presented unapologetically. And like The Blind Side, 42 isn't appropriate for all ages.
- July 22, 2013 |
While most of the marketing suggests that it’s a charming romantic comedy with two likeable leads, that’s really only half of the story.
- July 15, 2013 |
Does nothing original while exploring an age-old question about what makes humans enemies, but manages to hold our interest anyway.
- July 08, 2013 |
Proving that sometimes the best ideas are, indeed, the simplest ones, this nervy new thriller dials up a promising first two acts.
A few genuine laughs along the way as Carell's Burt tries to forge a path forward, but this film’s third act is truly a head-scratcher.
Somehow, Hollywood has made a submarine thriller that tests our patience and fails to engage the imagination, not an easy thing to do.
Old-fashioned storytelling and cleverly staged action sequences remind you of old favorites like The Princess Bride and Indiana Jones.
- June 24, 2013 |
Amish romance is a niche market, and it is unlikely The Confession will attract many viewers from outside that crowd.
- June 17, 2013 |