There will be no dozing off during this wackadoodle mystery thriller about an extravagant case of amnesia.
In this thriller, a recently discharged soldier shows up a few days before Halloween at the door of a family in a small town in New Mexico.
Jake Gyllenhaal was never better than he is in this contemporary after-hours thriller.
There are lots of cymbals in “Whiplash,” working as symbols.
Michael Keaton is stupendous. “Birdman” soars!
Two hours is a long stretch of nothing but carnage.
There’s more than enough of Bill Murray’s devilishly shaggy charm and cranky wit in “St. Vincent” to please movie audiences.
This World War II action drama would have benefitted from a bit less action and a bit more drama.
In the final reels, the narrative goes off the rails.
Neither the film nor his portrayal are up to Robert Downey Jr.’s usual standards.
The unlikely 1984 alliance between striking miners and gays in Britain is the focus of this fictionalized but rousing, satisfying, historical comedy-drama.
Here’s a case where the movie is just a tad longer than the title, and there’s not enough content to justify the feature length.
The novel was a page turner, the movie is a barn burner.
It doesn’t look like a slog or sound like a slog. But it feels like a slog, which, regrettably makes it a slog.
Nicolas Cage’s involvement may give the film more of a fighting chance at the box office, but it also sets up expectations about moviemaking quality that do not end up being met.