Movie Reviews
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Son of Saul - featured

Son of Saul

An unspeakably powerful story of the Holocaust, not about striving for life but choosing the path of one's own unmaking.
The Choice - featured

The Choice

This kind of film is like junk food. You know it's bad, but you still find yourself savoring every disgustingly sweet moment.

The Bennet sisters turn badass in "Pride and Prejudice and Zombies," a 2016 Sony release adapted from the book by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith.

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Two great tastes that may not taste great together per se. But the flavor is so novel and irresistible you won't mind taking down an entire box just this once.
45 Years - featured

45 Years

An unsettling portrait of a long marriage slowly unraveling after secrets are unearthed and buried hurts bubble to the surface.

Hail Caesar - featured

Hail, Caesar!

A schizophrenic send-up of old Hollywood without much narrative semblance, "Hail, Caesar!" is more evidence the Coens forgot how to be funny.
Kung Fu Panda 3 - featured

Kung Fu Panda 3

One of those rare animated flicks intended for kids but with enough cleverness and little flourishes to keep the adults engaged, too.

The Finest Hours

The Finest Hours

A drama based on a famed rescue from the annals of the Coast Guard that is pedestrian and formulaic in its presentation.
Stutterer - featured

2015 Oscar-Nominated Short Films — Live Action

Reviews of all five Oscar-nominated short film for live action: "Shok," "Ave Maria," "Stutterer," "Day One" and "Alles Wird Gut (Everything Will Be OK)."