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Tommy's Honour (2017)
Jason Connery's 'Tommy's Honour' unpacks early history of golf to satisfying dramatic results.
Posted Apr 13, 2017
The Great Wall (2017)
The vision here is that of producers with eyes on box office and little concern for creativity.
Posted Feb 22, 2017
20th Century Women (2017)
Mike Mills gets just the right bittersweet tone here.
Posted Jan 23, 2017
Patriots Day (2017)
Too many compromises undermine the latest Peter Berg/Mark Wahlberg collaboration.
Posted Jan 16, 2017
The story itself is unwieldy, padded and almost entirely reliant upon CGI for forward momentum.
Posted Nov 21, 2016
"Arrival" embarrasses the current mode of contemporary cinema to explore ideas, moods and a vision that belongs uniquely to this film.
Posted Nov 14, 2016
Ron Howard is good at detailing exactly how people escape a remorseless fate and pulp fiction such as "Inferno" is no exception.
Posted Oct 31, 2016
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016)
Thanks to Tom Cruise and Ed Zwick, 'Jack Reacher' does transcend the limitations of its genre and a by-the-numbers screenplay.
Posted Oct 24, 2016
The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Pictorial beauty in a David Lean sort of way and a mesmerizing quality might convince a viewer 'The Light Between Oceans,' a contrived and emotionally manipulative tale, has real credibility.
Posted Sep 2, 2016
The utter failure of 'Morgan' underscores what happens when a filmmaker enters strip-mined territory with nary an original idea.
Posted Aug 31, 2016
The shame is that for all the years of research and planning that went into making this film, Sean Ellis didn't allow himself the luxury of invention.
Posted Aug 12, 2016
Hell or High Water (2016)
"Hell or High Water" may be the best picture released so far in 2016.
Posted Aug 11, 2016
Pete's Dragon (2016)
With 'Pete's Dragon' you sense a rare opportunity for a Disney classic slipped through the filmmakers' fingers.
Posted Aug 10, 2016
Florence Foster Jenkins (2016)
Stephen Frears' film achieves that remarkable and nearly unobtainable artistic plateau of sad-funny.
Posted Aug 9, 2016
Suicide Squad (2016)
David Ayer is of the realist school of action filmmaking and this doesn't jibe well with fantastical fights and outrageous cartoon characters.
Posted Aug 5, 2016
"Tallulah" is one of those films on a filmmaker's resume that denotes promise more than accomplishment.
Posted Jul 26, 2016
Don't Think Twice (2016)
"Don't Think Twice" is one of the better movies you'll see about what it takes to establish a viable career in show business.
Posted Jul 20, 2016
Café Society (2016)
The movie's final grace note is deeply felt, so much so you wish Woody Allen had chosen another route to get there.
Posted Jul 14, 2016
Captain Fantastic (2016)
Well worth catching if only for a lively debate afterwards about the advantages/disadvantages of unplugged rearing and education programs for children.
Posted Jul 9, 2016
The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Illumination Entertainment has concocted an easy-to-like and easy-to-laugh animated feature for mostly smaller viewers.
Posted Jul 8, 2016
What Mike and Dave really need are a few jokes, a coherent screenplay and some direction - any direction at all might have helped.
Posted Jul 5, 2016
The Legend of Tarzan (2016)
Given the challenges, which the filmmakers tiptoe through with surprising agility, the new 'Tarzan' is quite adequate in delivering old-fashioned adventures.
Posted Jul 1, 2016
The BFG (2016)
"The BFG" gets caught between old-fashioned Dickensian fairy stories and the new, exciting worlds imagined by the Pixar crew.
Posted Jun 30, 2016
Our Kind of Traitor (2016)
"Our Kind of Traitor" does many things well but the feeling afterwards is, unfortunately, one of disappointment.
Posted Jun 28, 2016
Free State of Jones (2016)
This may be one of the most honest American films about slavery, the Civil War and Reconstruction ever made.
Posted Jun 28, 2016
The Shallows (2016)
The key missing ingredient in "The Shallows" is any motivation to make this movie other than a summer-time diversion.
Posted Jun 24, 2016
Thorsten Schüette's 'Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words' will, one hopes, restore Zappa to his rightful place in music history.
Posted Jun 20, 2016
Finding Dory (2016)
A world-wide aquatic playground filled with rambunctious slapstick, Dickensian sea creatures, astonishing visual beauty and relentless albeit implausible jeopardy.
Posted Jun 16, 2016
De Palma (2016)
Brian De Palma has been the most neglected of the '70s Movie Brats in recent critical discourse - and unfairly so.
Posted Jun 14, 2016
"Genius" represents a failed opportunity to get at the heart of the creative process.
Posted Jun 9, 2016
Money Monster (2016)
It's 'Dog Day Afternoon' meets 'Network' meets 'Inside Man' meets 'The King of Comedy' and that's far too many 'meets' to strike an original cord.
Posted May 12, 2016
X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)
The end - of the movie, not the world -can't come soon enough.
Posted May 10, 2016
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
The movie fumbles the question at the very heart of the Avengers but not before giving its fan base plenty of reasons to cheer.
Posted May 4, 2016
Mother's Day (2016)
It's a hopeless task to point out incessant clichés, formulaic story structure and sappy nonsense that cheerfully take up residence in the Garry Marshall Experience
Posted Apr 29, 2016
The Man Who Knew Infinity (2016)
Matthew Brown does a fine job of cutting through the math chat to give you the living, breathing men who collaborated and clashed a century ago.
Posted Apr 27, 2016
Elvis & Nixon (2016)
'Elvis & Nixon' catches both men at a nexus of absurdist comedy and overwhelming personality disorders.
Posted Apr 20, 2016
A Hologram for the King (2016)
'A Hologram for a King' is that fine and rare thing, a comedy that makes profound observations with the lightest of touches.
Posted Apr 19, 2016
The Jungle Book (2016)
'The Jungle Book' transports you back to childhood games surrounded by a photo-reality that commands awe with every frame.
Posted Apr 13, 2016
The Boss (2016)
Melissa McCarthy meet Michelle Darnell . You really should get to know each other better.
Posted Apr 7, 2016
When everything in a movie is reduced to a metaphor then nothing is the least bit real.
Posted Apr 6, 2016
The Bronze (2016)
'The Bronze' is a sports movie that gets many things right although not enough to represent a game changer.
Posted Mar 16, 2016
Atom Egoyan chooses a risky approach to a Holocaust theme that many will find highly unsatisfying if not risible.
Posted Mar 15, 2016
The Clan (El Clan) (2016)
Perhaps what disturbs a viewer the most is director Pablo Trapero is making none of this up.
Posted Mar 14, 2016
The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Sacha Baron Cohen - creator of Borat, Bruno and Ali G - loses his mojo big time in 'The Brothers Grimsby.'
Posted Mar 12, 2016
Eye In The Sky (2016)
Never has a movie been able to wring so much tension from shots of people staring at screens and computer monitors.
Posted Mar 7, 2016
London Has Fallen (2016)
The film bears a closer resemblance to a shooter video game than an actual movie.
Posted Mar 4, 2016
Donald Trump would scream 'loser' were he to see Disney's 'Zootopia.'
Posted Mar 3, 2016
Knight of Cups (2016)
The questions Malick seems to be pursuing are those that go back to the beginning of time, only highly aestheticized
Posted Mar 2, 2016
The Wave (Bolgen) (2016)
Roar Uthuag assembles everything a Hollywood studio would demand: stock characters, massive CGI, impressive scenery and a family in jeopardy.
Posted Mar 1, 2016
Triple 9 (2016)