Posts Tagged ‘movie review’
London Has Fallen - featured

London Has Fallen

A reasonably engaging action-thriller, in which a hard-case Secret Service agent mows through a sea of brown people to save the President.
Zootopia - featured


A middle-shelf offering from the Disney animation empire, entertaining with a little too much message for the intended audience.

Eddie the Eagle - featured

Eddie the Eagle

A seemingly standard-issue sports underdog story with some quietly urgent things to say about bullying.
The Good Dinosaur - featured

The Good Dinosaur

For my money the best animated film of 2015, which richly deserves a second chance on video.

Risen - featured


A different and earnest take on the Biblical saga that imagines how the resurrection of Jesus might have played out in the moment.
The Lady in the Van - featured

The Lady in the Van

A cozy little movie, a bracing mix of sweet sentiment and acerbic confrontation that reminds us life is what happens when we're looking the other way.

Where to Invade Next

Where to Invade Next

Filmmaker Michael Moore visits countries where problems that still plague the United States seemingly have been solved.
How to Be Single - featured

How to Be Single

A weird, tiresome mashup of "The Hangover" and "Love, Actually" that wants to have its raunch and its tender moments, too.