Posts Tagged ‘movie review’
The Big Short - featured

The Big Short

Simultaneously very angry and very funny, "The Big Short" reveals how we all lost in a rigged game we didn't even know was being played.
Sisters - featured


Tina Fey and Amy Poehler may be great at fake TV news shows and emceeing award programs, but their film work — including "Sisters" — is spotty.

The Danish Girl - featured

The Danish Girl

Though it skirts the historical record, "The Danish Girl" has the powerful veneer of greater truth.
Midnight Run

Buried Treasures: Midnight Run

It’s funny, full of action, and the loose ends of the plot are finalized in one big showdown scene. This one’s a crowd-pleaser.

In the Heart of the Sea - featured

In the Heart of the Sea

“In the Heart of the Sea” works as a rousing sea adventure story, though it suffers from more grandiose aspirations that largely go unrealized.
The Good Dinosaur - featured

The Good Dinosaur

Though it isn't at the top of the Disney/Pixar animation pyramid, "The Good Dinosaur" is a heartfelt and endearing tale of finding family and making your mark.


ReelBob: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2

The film, which takes itself too seriously, lurches to an anti-climactic conclusion.
By the Sea - featured

By the Sea

Though it will be dismissed as a celebrity vanity project by many, "By the Sea" is a smart and compelling look at the disillusion of marriage.