Peter Travers

  • December 23, 2014

    Into the Woods

    Stephen Sondheim's fairy-tale musical comes to the big screen, and the result isn't exactly happily ever after

  • December 23, 2014


    Angelina Jolie does justice to the story of Olympic runner-turned-POW in this intense WWII drama

  • December 18, 2014

    Movies of the Year

    From a boy to a birdman, from a gone girl to the potently present talents of two women directors, 2014 hit hardest by going rogue

  • December 17, 2014


    An ordinary man suffers at the hands of church and state in this devastating Russian drama

  • December 17, 2014


    It's a hard-knock life for anyone who has to suffer through this ill-advised update on the Broadway classic

  • December 17, 2014

    The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    Peter Jackson saves the worst for last as he brings his 'LOTR' prequel-trilogy to a close

  • December 17, 2014

    Mr. Turner

    Mike Leigh and actor Timothy Spall bring the talented British painter to life in this stellar biopic

  • December 15, 2014

    10 Worst Movies of 2014

    From a less-than-amazing Spiderman movie to brain-dead Bayhem, we look back at the year's cream of the cinematic crud

  • December 11, 2014

    Inherent Vice

    PTA takes on Pynchon in this mammoth adaptation of the author's sprawling SoCal-Seventies noir

  • December 11, 2014

    Top Five

    Chris Rock finally scores as a filmmaker in this tale of a comedian trying to get out of a creative rut

  • December 11, 2014

    Exodus: Gods and Kings

    Director Ridley Scott gets biblical in his epic retelling of Moses leading his people to the promised land

  • December 4, 2014

    10 Best Movies of 2014

    From a growing boy to a gone girl, the top films of the year hit hardest by going rogue

  • December 3, 2014


    Reese Witherspoon walks the walk in this adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's hike-therapy memoir

  • November 26, 2014

    The Imitation Game

    Benedict Cumberbatch cracks the code in this biopic about the cryptanalyst who helped end WWII

  • November 26, 2014

    The Babadook

    First-time director Jennifer Kent delivers a tense scarefest about a mysterious children's book

  • November 20, 2014 | Peter Travers

    Peter Travers on Mike Nichols: 'It Was All About the Timing'

    Rolling Stone's film critic pays tribute to the Broadway legend and Oscar-winning director of 'The Graduate': "He went out with his boots on."

  • November 19, 2014

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1

    Jennifer Lawrence brings the heat to the next-to-last chapter in a smash franchise

  • November 15, 2014 | Peter Travers

    Travers on Hollywood Awards: 'It's Award Show Reality TV'

    Not even Johnny Depp's slurred speech could redeem this pandering broadcast for Rolling Stone's film critic: 'There are no losers. Just the audience.'

  • November 14, 2014

    Dumb and Dumber To

    This sequel to Farrelly brothers' comedy classic doesn't get within shitting distance of the original

  • November 13, 2014

    Beyond the Lights

    A suicidal superstar and an earnest cop bond in this surprisingly spot-on musical drama