Posts Tagged ‘Texas’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Traumatized by his handler's death in Afghanistan, a Belgian Malinois military working dog is adopted by the fallen Marine's family in "Max," a 2015 MGM / Warner Brothers family film directed by Boaz Yakin.

Max

By trying to sharpen its edges when sincere, simple empathy suits it fine, “Max” swerves its story in the worst possible direction.

Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon star in "Hot Pursuit," a 2015 buddy action-comedy directed by Anne Fletcher and distributed by Warner Brothers.

Hot Pursuit

Texas is a big state. By the time the credits roll on "Hot Pursuit," you'll feel like you've crossed it by car and taken the scenic route.

Texas Chainsaw

There's always gristle in these meat slabs. At least this installment cuts around it to serve something surprisingly digestible, as cheapie-roadside films go.

Bernie

Jack Black is brilliant as the nicest guy in town who murdered a little old lady. Of course, this is a true story.

Into the Abyss

Werner Herzog's new documentary argues that nobody should be executed — even someone involved in a triple murder.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Whip It

"Whip It" — which elbows aside sports-movie clichés with thoughtful intelligence — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Heroes of the Zeroes: W.

"W." — in which Oliver Stone's usually wicked satire turned toward subtle invective — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

Movies You Aught Not Watch: Serving Sara

"Serving Sara" — to which a sequel to Matt LeBlanc's "Ed" would be preferable — continues Nick Rogers' weekly look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009.