Working well as a contemporary companion piece to "All the President's Men," "Truth" successfully and painfully portrays the sorry state of journalism today.
Scott Cooper’s new film, “Black Mass,” is a tight, well-written gangster saga that somehow left me feeling a little underwhelmed.
This unlikeable role is not the best work Lily Tomlin has ever done, but it’s her most complete, fleshed-out character, and it’s her first starring role in eons. While I don’t think “Grandma” is a great film, it is certainly a good one, and I expect more from director Paul Weitz in the future.
Although somewhat dry, “Merchants Of Doubt” maintains interest by casting a harsh light on those who would deny the effects of climate change as they once did the effect of cigarettes.
As Bob offers his picks, he considers how sometimes the Oscars can crush certainty to create historic surprises.
More of the same: a light, amusing, rather unambitious but agreeable piece of entertainment for little kiddies and patient parents.
Superman may be capable of many amazing feats, but one thing he can't do is turn two films worth of material into a single good one.
As much as “Casino Royale” felt like a game-changer six years ago, “Skyfall” moves the ball further down the field. It is both grander and grimmer.