Posts Tagged ‘mystery’
By trading on its source’s tight, fun ingenuity for craven, calculated gimcrackery, “Now You See Me 2’s” only distinctive trait is making all the fun disappear.
Untidy and unwieldy but also quite unforgettable, Quentin Tarantino's latest is both an enraged fireside chat and a tremendously entertaining Western.
Austin takes a look at the 1986 cult classic "Blue Velvet." Is it David Lynch's masterpiece or master failure?
A mystery movie about a bad detective lovingly crafted by a modern master. Worth a watch, but give it space; the story is a doozy.
Nick Rogers offers some quick takes on a trio of new movies that opened this weekend — "The Loft," "Black or White" and "Project Almanac."
Writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's witty, wise and ambitious film falls just shy of stoned immaculate, but comes awfully, and entertainingly, close.
"The House at the End of Time" is an entertaining and suspenseful puzzle whose pieces don't match the formulaic horror film pictured on the box.
A frequently-engaging mystery full of lighthearted whimsy, "The Sound and the Shadow" is a movie worth your time.
Liam Neeson takes "A Walk Among the Tombstones," an interesting detour in his career as an action hero that is more suspenseful than savage.
NBC's remake of Roman Polanski's "Rosemary's Baby" feels more like a cheesy Lifetime movie with an inflated budget than a serious horror film.
Kenneth Branagh and company take a swing at Tom Clancy's famous CIA analyst, Jack Ryan, with rather lackluster results.
A cacophonous, purposeless mishmash of mayhem and murder whose stink nestles in the nostrils while asking far too much of Arnold Schwarzenegger.
"Haunter" is a convoluted yawn factory and an everpresent reminder that Abigail Breslin peaked at age 10.
"Two Men in Manhattan" is a masterful piece of forgotten cinema blending American noir aesthetics with French stylization.