Posts Tagged ‘movie review’

Labor Day

by Christopher Lloydon January 30, 2014
This unexpected January gem takes an over-the-top setup and turns it into an engaging and emotional exploration.

Ride Along

by Christopher Lloydon January 16, 2014
An aggressively dumb buddy comedy, "Ride Along" moves out to an early lead in the Worst Movie of 2014 race.

The Nut Job

by Christopher Lloydon January 16, 2014
If this Canadian/Korean production looks like cut-rate animation for little kiddies, that's because it is.

August: Osage County

by Christopher Lloydon January 9, 2014
"August: Osage County" is a splendidly acted family melodrama that too often shows its stage roots.


by Christopher Lloydon January 8, 2014
Spike Jonze's kooky, unironic and deeply beautiful film about "a man who falls in love with his computer" is a meditation on love and loneliness.

The Wolf of Wall Street

by Christopher Lloydon December 24, 2013
The latest Martin Scorsese/Leonardo DiCaprio collaboration is a sprawling, untidy film that nevertheless often flirts with brilliance.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

by Christopher Lloydon December 24, 2013
This funny/sad adaptation of the James Thurber story doesn't aim very high, but it delivers a heartwarming message and a good time.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

by Christopher Lloydon December 19, 2013
Are three or four really tremendous laughs worth a 10-spot and two hours of your time? I vote no, and I got to see "Anchorman 2" for free.

Saving Mr. Banks

by Christopher Lloydon December 19, 2013
I wish there could have been a spoonful of magic while this movie and I traveled together.

American Hustle

by Christopher Lloydon December 18, 2013
This film boasts a crowd of Academy Award-winning and -nominated thespians, one of Hollywood’s most lauded writer/directors, a buzzy historical subject, and a crushing identity crisis.