Posts Tagged ‘video review’


It got lost in the shuffle of year-end Oscar hopefuls, but "Allied" is a top-drawer WWII drama that goes beyond the usual spy thriller tropes.


A great fit for video. Set the kiddies up on the couch, press “play” and enjoy 92 minutes of bliss while you go into the next room and do something else.

Tom Cruise plays Jack Reacher in "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" from Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions.

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

The cool thing about “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” is that it never forgets that it’s meant to be pure popcorn fun.

The Handmaiden

One of 2016's most unexpected and finest foreign films, “The Handmaiden” is a fascinating exploration of deceit, love and betrayal.

The Girl on the Train

Despite a strong performance by Emily Blunt, “The Girl on the Train” loses momentum as it goes rather than gaining it.
Before he cracks heads, Christian Wolff (Ben Affleck) must crunch some numbers in "The Accountant," a 2016 action-drama from Warner Brothers.

The Accountant

“The Accountant” isn’t a bad movie, it just forgets itself. In trying too hard to be both Jason Bourne and Will Hunting, it wanders into absurdity.


A straightforward Oscar-bait drama (with magnificent performances) about a famous libel case involving Holocaust denial.
Shia LeBeouf plays Jake, costarring with Sasha Lane in "American Honey"

American Honey

A freewheeling look at a young woman looking for adventure on the road, "American Honey" is the spiritual successor to Larry Clark's "Kids."