Posts Tagged ‘Philip Seymour Hoffman’
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2

Big-budget screen adaptations should raise the stakes the further they go on. But "The Hunger Games" limps to a needlessly drawn-out finale.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1

Mercifully shorter than its predecessors, “Mockingjay” nonetheless has a low thrills-to-doldrums ratio, with really only one action sequence to carry momentum.

Nick’s Top 25 Movies of 2014

From what was an uncannily great year for movies, Nick picks his 25 favorites of 2014.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" is pretty much more of the same, if you like that sort of thing.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The sequel to the YA smash hit is curiously emotionless and turgid, wallowing in exposition until the arrows start flying.

The Master

Audiences and critics didn't quite know what to make of "The Master," but it's an ambitious if flawed piece of cinematic grandiosity.

A Late Quartet

Despite a slightly odd bit of casting, this ode to dysfunction, insecurity and endless politics among performers hits all the right notes.

Mastering “The Master”

In our new podcast, Austin Lugar and Christopher Lloyd attempt to puzzle out the hidden meanings -- if any -- behind the grandiose but head-scratching "The Master."