• Bruce Dern in Nebraska

    'Nebraska' Is a Gentle and Funny Film
    November 14, 10:50 AM ET

    Awards season is in full swing, and Peter Travers doesn't hesitate to call Nebraska one of the year's best films. Just don't let the black and white sca... | More »

  • 'Thor: The Dark World' Is Passable
    November 7, 11:45 AM ET

    The big man with the hammer is back this week in Thor: The Dark World, the sequel to 2011's Thor. And while Peter Travers – who comes toting his own Mjö... | More »

  • Matthew McConaughey Is a Man Possessed in 'Dallas Buyers Club'
    October 31, 11:00 AM ET

    This week at the movies, Peter Travers highlights Hollywood's latest "based on a true story" Oscar grab, Dallas Buyers Club. Set in the 1980s, the film stars Matt... | More »

  • '12 Years a Slave' Is Best Picture Bait
    October 17, 10:00 AM ET

    It's officially Oscar season, and Peter Travers may have found his Best Picture candidate in 12 Years a Slave. "Academy Award nominations up and down the line for... | More »

  • 'Captain Phillips' Is Oscar-Worthy
    October 10, 9:30 AM ET

    You know Oscar season is around the corner when Peter Travers can't fill his Scum Bucket. "It's the time that studios put out their best movies," he says, "a... | More »

  • 'Gravity' Is a Movie to Get Lost In
    October 3, 2:50 PM ET

    This week on The Travers Take, our intrepid film critic highlights one of the best movies you'll see this year, one you cannot wait to watch on Netflix and one yo... | More »

  • rush

    'Rush' Looks Alive and Vibrant
    September 19, 11:15 AM ET

    Peter Travers is waving the green flag to officially kick off the fall movie season, and this week he's highlighting Ron Howard's excellent new film, Rush. ... | More »

  • The Family

    'The Family' Is a Rental at Best
    September 12, 2:50 PM ET

    Fall is approaching, and with the change of seasons comes a film that's undergone a handful of changes itself – Luc Besson's The Family. This ain'... | More »

  • Salinger

    'Salinger' Is a Bio Gone Bad
    September 5, 11:00 AM ET

    Peter Travers reviews Salinger this week, the new documentary about J.D. Salinger, the reclusive, legendary author of The Catcher in the Rye. Director Shane Salerno�... | More »

  • after earth

    The Worst Summer Movies of 2013
    August 29, 12:30 PM ET

    There's no scum more heinous than sticky summer scum, but intrepid film critic Peter Travers isn't afraid of a little dirty work. With Labor Day just around ... | More »

  • World's End

    'World's End': An August Movie Worth Watching
    August 22, 10:20 AM ET
    | Erin Coulehan

    Peter Travers takes on the dog days of summer this week with The World's End starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost from Shaun of the Dead and Hot... | More »

  • the butler oprah forest whitaker

    'Lee Daniels' The Butler' Is a Flawed Yet Rewarding Journey
    August 15, 10:00 AM ET
    | Ryan Reed

    As Peter Travers says, it's rare for a film to generate Oscar buzz in the summertime. But critics are swooning in a major way for Lee Daniels' The Butle... | More »

  • Matt Damon in Elysium

    'Elysium' Is 'Sci-Fi Without the Stupid'
    August 8, 11:50 AM ET
    | Harley Brown

    It's August and the hot-months movie season is winding down, but before you complain about seeing yet another big summer epic, Peter Travers recommends you see ju... | More »

  • The Worst Movies of July
    July 31, 5:35 PM ET

    "I know my scum when I see it!" says Peter Travers. Yes, friends, it's time once again for our courageous film critic to wield the infamous Scum Bucket – an... | More »


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