Movies Reviews

  • January 21, 2015

    Black Sea

    Jude Law leads a bunch of salty dogs on a treasure hunt in this deep-sea adventure

  • January 14, 2015


    Michael Mann's topical new cyberthriller really is ripped from today's headlines

  • January 14, 2015


    The classic kids-book bear comes to life in this solid family film

  • January 14, 2015

    Still Alice

    Julianne Moore shines as a college professor suffering from the effects of early-onset Alzheimer's

  • January 9, 2015


    Ethan Hawke must stop murders before they happen in this trippy, time-traveling sci-fi romp

  • January 9, 2015

    Taken 3

    The only thing getting taken in this horrible threequel is the audience

  • 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 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 11, 2014

    Inherent Vice

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