Posts Tagged ‘video review’
Kubo and the Two Strings - featured

Kubo and the Two Strings

The year's best animated film didn't fare well at the box office, so here's hoping its magic will enchant a wider audience on video.
Hell or High Water - featured

Hell or High Water

Despite a great year at the movies, this hard-bitten neo-Western still tops the list of 2016's best.

Finding Dory - featured

Finding Dory

Though it can't hold a candle to its GOAT-contending predecessor, "Finding Dory" is a warm-hearted romp that we just enjoy having around.
Brenda (Kristen Wiig), Frank (Seth Rogen), Sammy Bagel Jr. and Vash (David Krumholtz) face a threat in "Sausage Party," a 2016 Sony Pictures release directed by Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan.

Sausage Party

A breezily entertaining flick that will pass the time, but deserves neither the accolades or vitriol that have been heaved its way.


Star Trek Beyond

It's the best of the "Star Trek" reboots — which is to say it's a step up from mediocre.
Lights Out - Featured

Lights Out

A terse and tense horror film that relies on familiar tropes, but does so with verve and some very effective scares.

Alice Through the Looking Glass - featured

Alice Through the Looking Glass

It died a quick death at the box office, but "Alice Through the Looking Glass" is a charming, colorful romp that exceeds the original.

The Legend of Tarzan

A confusing addition to the ape-man oeuvre until you realize its true mold is the 1981 softcore version starring Bo Derek. Except here we're ogling the guy.