Posts Tagged ‘film criticism’
This sketch-comedy film's creators couldn't presage how we (and our messages) self-destruct in 10 seconds or 140 characters. Still, this raucous amalgam works.
Charlie Day's irritated-chipmunk reveries were bound to one day meet a movie so irredeemably terrible they couldn't possibly prop it up. Well, here it is.
This German marvel earns its epic seriocomic sprawl by celebrating meaning in moments that may not, on their face, seem to matter all that much.
"John Wick: Chapter 2" is enjoyably tacky & distinguished, indulging literary allusions & bodacious lacerations like someone chasing 10-year scotch with PBR.
Hardly a lark, “Raising Arizona” is a story of loneliness, love, legacy and regret while remaining the Coens' most poignant, humane and hilarious work yet.
In the wake of searing party's-over socioeconomic satires like "The Wolf of Wall Street" or "The Big Short," "Gold" feels more like a bronze.
Both the worst of the series and difficult to really begrudge, "xXx: Return of Xander Cage" is what passes for January action-movie alchemy.
The idea to continually aspire and ascend – and someday succeed – propels both the brilliance of "Safety Last!" & the enduring legacy of Harold Lloyd’s appeal.