It’s a remake of a 1947 Danny Kaye comedy based on a 1939 short story of the same title by humorist James Thurber.
Character-driven storyteller David O. Russell gives his film a manic, farcical energy that keeps it at arm’s length from realism but that engrosses to a surprising degree.
“Saving Mr. Banks” chronicles the genesis of “Mary Poppins,” the 1964 movie musical that received 13 Oscar nominations and won five Oscars.
Is it funny? The answer is a resounding yes.
What are the new attractions moviegoers will be choosing among at multiplexes on this year’s final week and immediately beyond? Bill Wine has this survey…
A crew member ventures out into the hostile Martian environment and discovers evidence of a form of life: a virulent bacterial strain.
Technically admirable the film may be, but it’s an hour too long.
Holiday movies don’t come any more Christmasy than “Black Nativity,” a heart-on-its-sleeve musical fable of family friction that radiates holiday spirit.
“Out of the Furnace” comes from director Scott Cooper, who gives this melancholy melodrama a strong sense of place and a relentless deterministic pull.
An animated princess is nothing new on the toon landscape. But “Frozen” defrosts two princesses for the price of one.
Bruce Dern delivers a career-best performance in a career-best role as a cranky geezer wrestling with his own mortality.
Vince Vaughn plays a good-natured slacker who finds that his donated sperm has fathered hundreds of children.
This first sequel delves deeper into the resonant themes introduced in its predecessor, expands the mythology, reflects the horrors in its titular “entertainment,” and further fleshes out the primary characters.
This movie, for better and worse, has the holiday spirit: it makes the audience giddy with pleasure even as it overstays its welcome.
‘Dallas Buyers Club’ is the loosely-based true story of stubbornly resourceful Ron Woodruff’s struggle to survive as an AIDS patient.