Posts Tagged ‘video review’
Ricki and the Flash - featured

Ricki and the Flash

Too many notes in this overstuffed story of a rock 'n' roller trying to go home make for a chaotic tone.
The Man from UNCLE - featured

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Actually, it’s all disinformation and propaganda: This was probably the most fun I’ve had at the cinema this year.

Mr. Holmes - featured

Mr. Holmes

"Mr. Holmes" is a fascinating exploration of the hero myth when the hero has lost his grasp on the very thing that made him revered.
Terminator Genisys - lede

Terminator Genisys

Aside from nifty action and the nostalgia of seeing Schwarzenegger as a strutting cyborg again, "Terminator Genisys" was better left in the dustbin of the past.

The End of the Tour - featured

The End of the Tour

One of the year's best films, "The End of the Tour" takes us deep inside the fecund, foul mind of a writer ... actually, two.
Paper Towns - featured

Paper Towns

"Paper Towns" is the rare teen movie that treats its subjects as complex, flawed and still-maturing human beings.

Tomorrowland - lede


A well-meaning film loaded with stellar talent, “Tomorrowland” is the proverbial sleek rocket that never gets off the launch pad.
South Park Season 18 - featured

South Park: The Complete 18th Season

As the long-running animated show stumbles through its last years, it still manages to land plenty of satirical punches.