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.
The Batman saga ends not with a bang but an allegory. It's a darker, bolder superhero flick that often tries to do too much.
Chris has not been a fan of the "Madagascar" series, but the third one won him over.
"Battleship" is "Pearl Harbor" meets "Independence Day" without the sublety of Michael Bay or Roland Emmerich.
The self-help book gets turned into a mushy romantic comedy about a bunch of pregnant couples, only one of which is worth hanging out with.
The long-awaited superhero supergroup is finally assembled and their film does not disappoint. A smashmouth extravaganza of outsized proportions.
One of the more engaging films of the year, "Hugo" is a wondrous journey into a fully realized world