Posts Tagged ‘Richard Jenkins’
A great big warm, wet hug of a movie, this dramedy about a wayward kid going home is weighted with cliches but rings true and avoids tripping over pretensions.
A comedy with little on its mind beyond detonating farcical fireworks over a full boat of stars, but it remains one of its form's finest from the last 20 years.
"White House Down" boasts the essential spark that's been missing from this summer's crop of movies: fun.
Exactly the sort of well-paced, whip-smart thriller everyone bemoans a lack of but rarely pays to see, Tom Cruise's "Jack Reacher" gets a second shot on Blu-ray.
A trashy action movie with A-list stars and production values, "Jack Reacher" ain't any great shakes. But for what it is, it does it effectively.
Terrific performances, stylish direction and gloriously fetid monologues, but this grungy gangster pic feels like a clunky referendum on today's administration.
One of the best ensembles assembled can't breathe life into uninteresting characters that spend the film wandering around the forest.
Clever and comical, but cold and clinical, "Cabin" is a pleasant, if passionless, puzzle — a fan dance for fanboys that delivers the goods while tweaking them.
A romantic comedy that seems to think that if it mocks the conventions of the romcom genre, it's allowed to fall back on them time and again.
"Hall Pass" says less about sexual or marital politics than about how much the Farrelly Brothers are sucking wind trying to keep pace with new contemporaries.
The American remake is unnecessary but undeniably skilled, retaining everything unsettling about the Swedish vampire drama.
Julia Roberts stumbles with her first foray into leading-woman territory in 10 years with this soulless jaunt of spirituality.
"Step Brothers" — Will Ferrell's defensive and offensive rebound from sports films — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.