It is with a heavy heart I ask, “how does a script like this even make it to the big screen?”
Melissa McCarthy, you’re breaking my heart.
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
There’s sure no joy in Gotham tonight, boys and girls. Because this bloated
bust takes all the fun out of what could have been a flashy and fiery mash- up...
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
This little cream puff might not appeal to the
masses, but it certainly will appeal to some...
10 Cloverfield Lane
If Sam Shepard ever goofed around with the alien horror genre, he might
have come up with something like this surprisingly effective thriller...
Eddie the Eagle
Like its subject, this unpretentious feel good movie aims for
and hits a more generous definition of the term “winner”...
Yes, it’s ridiculous. It’s supposed to be...
Why don’t we leave the Coen Brothers’ 1950’s
Hollywood studio comedy walking on air?
13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
Michael Bay efforts to keep the politics out of this movie, but, really, how can you
keep the politics out of a movie about the terror that happened at Benghazi?
Gorgeous to look at, this romantic survivalist
revenger has the heart of an ice pick...
The Hateful Eight
Quentin Tarentino’s latest homage mashup hits
a lot of familiar notes, but where’s the fun?
Star Wars: Episode VII-The Force Awakens
J.J. Abrams has, for the most part, taken the safe
road, not re-inventing the wheel, but building a solid,
respectful and, at times, darn entertaining reboot...
It’s awfully hard for me to not find some joy in this imperfect movie about
a daring woman who digs deep and soars. You got a problem with that?
Son of Saul
Son of Saul stands as one of the most extraordinary films ever made about the Holocaust. The fact
that it was made by a first time filmmaker makes it one of the most extraordinary film debuts in years...
In the Heart of the Sea
Ron Howard’s clunky telling of how Herman Melville
researched Moby Dick is an ambitious slog...
The Big Short
Adam McKay has delivered an energetic, highly entertaining
movie that could be titled ‘The 2008 Credit Bubble
Burst for Dummies’. That dummy would be me...
Don’t go assuming this is just another undercard in the Rocky series. After a
somewhat predictable start, Ryan Coogler digs in to deliver what is undeniably
a hit to the heart: the most emotionally satisfying crescendo of the year...
The Danish Girl
Buoyed by two remarkable performances, this is a film that becomes
increasingly alluring once it puts its (great looking) clothes back on...
Todd Haynes’ immaculate film sweeps us away, but not for the reasons I was expecting.
An action extravaganza of diminishing returns, this Bond chapter
left me a little bit shaken, but definitely not stirred...
Miss You Already
I’m obedient. I cried. But it wasn’t a good cry.
While Tom McCarthy’s beautifully crafted film about the Boston Globe
investigation of the sex abuse in the Church is very much of a
time and place, it also couldn’t be more important now...
Set in the 1950’s New York borough, this especially charming, beautifully
made story of an Irish newcomer sweeps us all off our sensibly clad feet...
Bridge of Spies
Deliberately not reinventing the wheel, Spielberg and esteemed
company have delivered an absorbing, feel good historical drama...
This remarkable adaptation is unnerving, intimate and surprisingly cool.
You’ll be as moved, curious and safe as you might want to be...
It’s fitting, I suppose, that a movie about the complicated man behind
Apple be complicated as well and, in that sense, this adventurous
Danny Boyle/AaronSorkin spin succeeds. But, is that dazzle enough?
Robert Zemeckis, retelling Petit’s most famous walk,
creates his own art, with a 3D mastery that is nothing
but depth defying and beautifully sweat provoking...
This genuinely thrilling sci-fi thriller about smart
people is also sensational entertainment...
While the whole is less than the sum of its parts, this retelling
of the Whitey Bulger story sure has some magnificent parts...
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Even if it isn’t as much of grabber as the TV series,
Guy Ritchie’s reboot sure gets points for style...
This chilly chiller has a lot more on its mind than only getting you to jump out of your seat...
Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation
You sure get your bang for the buck with this one.
Perhaps the funniest thing about this silly sequel is the
shock andhorror some are expressing in its wake...
If you can hang in there an hour and a half, this latest Marvel installment
does, finally, deliver. But why do we have to wait so long???
Amy Schumer’s Trainwreck is anything but. Baudy, assured,
realistic and mature this laugh-out-loud comedy is a delight...
This movie is as bad as it looks. Director Tarsem Singh never wrangles
Alex and David Pastor’s mess of a mélange into anything comprehensible...
Magic Mike XXL
Proving it’s not just looks, but heart, the effectively packaged but very
uneven entertainment delivers a few things that are just darn irresistible...
Do you have to be high in order to laugh here?
No, but for a whole lot of this movie it sure feels that way.
There’s no real way to prepare yourself for the flat out marvel
of Inside Out, the Pixar release that not only revives the studio’s
legacy, but the whole concept of family entertainment...
Not much happens in this chapter’s first hour or so. And then all hell
breaks loose, delivering exactly what you bought those tickets to see.
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Shooting a burst of much needed oxygen into the current
scene, this very lively winner thrives on its unabashed love of
film and innovative yet poignant storytelling...
This is the movie we Melissa McCarthy fans have been waiting for:
a sweet, silly and stealthily smart spoof that delivers genuine laughs...
Boys will be Boys. You were expecting Shakespeare, maybe?
Aloha is a word with many meanings. In the case of Cameron
Crowe’s latest film, it’s definition can only be “whaaaa?”...
Pitch Perfect 2
It may not be well, you know, perfect, but this harmonious sequel still sings...
Mad Max: Fury Road
Well, hot damn! George Miller’s Mad Max reboot kicks the
superhero action genre in the butt, charging forth with a furious
yet streamlined energy that changes the game for everybody...
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Talk about feeding the beast. Josh Whedon’s never dull chapter in
the franchise is practically bursting at its seams, relentlessly serving
up just what the fans of this brand are expecting...
I felt a little guilty not liking John Travolta’s pale imitation of a melodrama.
But, as routine reduced to redundant, I got over that...
The Water Diviner
Russell Crowe acquits himself nicely in this overly
ambitious yet still slim historical romantic drama.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
The title may have double meaning, but the singular
rewards of this sequel are as rich as the original...
Opening in Wide Release
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A Beautiful Planet
The Man Who Knew Infinity
Also in Theaters
The Jungle Book
Barbershop: The Next Cut
Everybody Wants Some!!
God's Not Dead 2
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
The Divergent Series: Allegiant - Part 1
Miracles from Heaven
London Has Fallen
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
The Other Side of the Door
Gods of Egypt
Eddie the Eagle
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny
Tere Bin laden Dead or Alive
How to Be Single
Kung Fu Panda 3
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