Star Wars: The Last Jedi

A thrilling continuation of the "Star Wars" saga that creates a new "Star Wars" experience without sacrificing nostalgia.

ReelBob: ‘Wonder Wheel’ ★★

By Bob Bloom It’s a wonder if anyone can sit through Woody Allen’s excruciating “Wonder Wheel” and come away satisfied. The film, set at Coney Island in the 1950s, feels like a play that Allen wrote, then shelved because he had second thoughts after rereading it. Instead, Allen turned it into a movie, which, even […]


This surprisingly effective animated feature holds the usual delights for kids -- action, cute antics -- but also boasts a deeper layer of meaning about love and masculinity.

The Shape of Water

Guillermo del Toro's beautiful, enchanting tale of love, paranoia and music is a triumph that will resonate in my heart for a long time.

The Disaster Artist

“The Disaster Artist” is a very fun and entertaining film that amuses and informs, without every truly getting below the surface of these characters.

Darkest Hour

A film of speech rather than action, "Darkest Hour" coasts on a strong performance by Gary Oldman.

ReelBob: ‘Loving Vincent’ ★★★★

An imaginative way to look at the impact of the artwork and life of Vincent Van Gogh.


Surprisingly even-handed look at Vatican II through the eyes of an aspiring young candidate for the sisterhood.