This beautiful Japanese movie tells the tale of three adult siblings who welcome their teen half-sister into their lives, leading to transformation.
A smart and sharp comedy with a streak of insightful social commentary, “Maggie’s Plan” is about the conflicting choices young women face these days.
Feels like a Martin Scorsese LEGO set, down to a Jonah Hill minifig with articulated middle fingers you can raise. Without him, "War Dogs" would be useless.
A moody, evocative potboiler that steadily builds a head of steam, “Hell or High Water” is sharp as a leather strap cracked against bare skin in the Texas sun.
A mesmerizing blend of fantasy, action and music, "Kubo and the Two Strings" is another stop-motion animation gem from Laika.
"Anthropoid” is not a great movie, but it covers a brutal historical landmark event with sincerity and just a bit of Hollywood invention.
You come away with an appreciation for the dialogue sorely missing from the majority of today’s movies that emphasize flash over substance.
An overpriced, goofy doof of a movie, "Big Trouble in Little China" laid low a lot of careers, but made some cult fans along the way.