Proof that you can be certain of your respect for a movie’s intentions while being equally certain that you’re dissatisfied with the results comes to us in the form of Certain Women.
It’s about the relationships between couples and individuals.
‘Jack Reacher: Never Go Back’ is based on the 2013 book of the same name.
American Pastoral is the movie version of Philip Roth’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 1997 novel about the father of a terrorist.
The Ben Affleck-starring thriller finished first at the box office on its debut weekend, earning an estimated $25-million.
Denial pays a price for adhering to the strict truth, but there’s no denying its quiet, understated power.
And his latest concert film shows him not only doing stand-up, but accomplishing something no one has done before.
Like its protagonist, ‘The Accountant’ is all over the place.
‘The Girl on the Train’ is a boozy, suspenseful, character-driven mystery-thriller based on the page-turner of a 2015 best-seller of the same name by debuting novelist Paula Hawkins.
‘Girl Asleep’ is an unpredictable Australian comedy that thrives on its idiosyncratic quirkiness.
‘The Birth of a Nation’ is “only” marvelous, a powerful, mournful drama about slavery and systemic racism that is both admirably timeless and depressingly timely.
It works mainly as a showcase for the cast, who get laughs in the spots they try to, but who don’t exactly jump off the page.
The man-made-disaster docudrama focuses on the biggest oil spill – the worst ecological incident — in American history.
It’s a family-audience fantasy adventure about a teen named Jake, who discovers the abandoned orphanage that lends the film its name.
It sprawling western remake comes from director Antoine Fuqua, starring Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, and Ethan Hawke.