Movies Reviews

  • January 27, 2016

    The Finest Hours

    Some strong action at sea keeps this based-on-a-true-story tale afloat

  • January 22, 2016

    The 5th Wave

    Not even Chloë Grace Moretz can save this YA sci-fi flick from being a dystopian washout

  • January 15, 2016

    13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

    'Transformers' director Michael Bay tackles Benghazi — and the result is sound and fury signifying nothing

  • January 15, 2016

    Ride Along 2

    Ice Cube and Kevin Hart reteam for more of the same

  • January 6, 2016

    Anomalisa

    Writer/co-director Charlie Kaufman's tale of loneliness is a stop-motion masterpiece

  • January 6, 2016

    45 Years

    Charlotte Rampling delivers the performance of her career in this quiet British stunner

  • January 6, 2016

    The Lady in the Van

    Maggie Smith saves the day in this story of a British vagrant living in her car

  • December 22, 2015

    Concussion

    It's Will Smith vs. the NFL in this drama about a doctor standing up for the players

  • December 22, 2015

    The Revenant

    Leo DiCaprio is out for revenge in the brutal Western from Oscar-winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu

  • December 22, 2015

    Joy

    Jennifer Lawrence invents the miracle mop in David O. Russell's uneven biopic

  • December 21, 2015

    The Hateful Eight

    It's frontier justice, Quentin Tarantino-style, in the filmmaker's all-star Western with a vengeance

  • December 18, 2015

    Son of Saul

    This highly praised Hungarian film reimagines the Holocaust drama as a first-person hellscape

  • December 16, 2015

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    J.J. Abrams resuscitates a franchise and delivers the movie event of the year

  • December 10, 2015

    The Big Short

    Capitalism takes a comic wallop from a cast of A-listers

  • December 10, 2015

    In the Heart of the Sea

    Ron Howard digs into the real man-vs-whale story that inspired 'Moby Dick'

  • December 3, 2015

    Macbeth

    Prepare yourself for a fierce version of Shakespeare's bloody "Scottish play"

  • December 3, 2015

    Hitchcock/Truffaut

    This doc on the groundbreaking interview book gets you drunk on Hitchcock's films again

  • December 3, 2015

    Youth

    Give it up for Michael Caine and Jane Fonda in this autumn-years drama that's an actor's feast

  • December 3, 2015

    Chi-Raq

    Spike Lee is at his ballsiest in this bold update on the ancient "no sex until peace" play 'Lysistrata.'

  • November 25, 2015

    Creed

    Sly Stallone resurrects Rocky in this crowdpleasing tale of the champ training Apollo Creed's son

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