Movie Reviews

Rebel in the Rye

This well-acted biopic of "Catcher in the Rye" author J.D. Salinger illuminates the artist more than the man behind the pages, perhaps because there wasn't one.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

"Kingsman: The Golden Circle" returns all the original creative team, yet somehow forgets what made the first film so great.

The Lego Ninjago Movie

Target audiences will surely enjoy this energetic flick, but dad wishes the platoon of filmmakers hadn't tossed out everything making the TV version enjoyable.


Jake Gyllenhaal's touching performance as Jake Bauman takes you into the heart and soul of a man who believes he is an undeserving hero.

Brad’s Status

Writer / director Mike White's black-comedy contemplation on our collective tendency to self-criticize and self-aggrandize has some surprisingly deep pokes to take.


Great performances, wonderful technical work and dedication to chaos creates a horror film that it's hard to believe a studio distributed as a wide release.

American Assassin

Despite toying with some interesting developments, "American Assassin" makes a habit of wasting opportunities at distinction by choosing the commercial road.

California Typewriter

A warm and affectionate look at the typewriter, those who still cling to it and those who collect them.