Peter Travers

  • December 30, 2014

    A Most Violent Year

    Oscar Isaac is determined to achieve the American Dream or die tryin' in this tense New York crime drama

  • December 30, 2014

    Big Eyes

    Waif painter Margaret Keane finally gets her due, courtesy of Tim Burton and Amy Adams

  • December 30, 2014

    Two Days, One Night

    Marion Cotillard fights for her job and her dignity in this stunning movie from Belgium's Dardenne brothers

  • December 30, 2014

    The Gambler

    Mark Wahlberg plays the hand he's been dealt in this so-so remake of the 1974 James Caan drama

  • December 24, 2014

    The Interview

    Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg's comedy about killing a dictator finally gets a release — and it's hilarious

  • December 23, 2014

    American Sniper

    Clint Eastwood and a buffed-up Bradley Cooper bring Navy SEAL Chris Kyle's story to the big screen

  • December 23, 2014


    Ava DuVernay's look at MLK's march against racial injustice stings with relevance to the here and now

  • 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