‘Max Rose’ turns out to be an interesting but problematic movie.
With Hugh Grant’s Daniel Cleaver gone, what Bridget does this time out is become pregnant without being sure who the father-to-be is.
The ridiculously arbitrary narrative gets more preposterous as it goes along.
‘Sully’ is an unapologetically optimistic biodrama based on the uplifting story, dubbed “The Miracle on the Hudson.”
The Hollar family doesn’t do all that much hollering. But they find a way to put the funk in dysfunctional anyway.
‘Complete Unknown’ has more than enough “unknown” to intrigue from a distance. But would that it were more “complete.”
‘The Light Between Oceans’ is a good cry and an even better movie.
‘Morgan’ is a generic smorgasbord – a buffet of science fiction, horror, mystery, and thriller elements.
It’s a lovingly dark drama about the land of milk and honey that launches Natalie Portman’s second career.
In its own perverse way, ‘Don’t Breathe’ takes your breath away.
‘Hell or High Water’ is a crime-spree thriller about a pair of brothers, Toby and Tanner Howard, played respectively by Chris Pine and Ben Foster.
‘Florence Foster Jenkins’ hits just about every note just right.
It’s rare in the modern movie marketplace for the author of the book from a which a film emerges to be the most familiar name connected with the project.
But the movie, while not suicidal, is not good either.
Some might come into the film wondering why the subject deserves all this attention, but the film makes its case: what’s being celebrated here is somebody who absolutely pushed the boundaries of television and changed our culture for the better.