Money Monster hereby joins such films as The Big Short, Wall Street, The Wolf of Wall Street, and Arbitrage in the subgenre of modern movies trying to explain the inscrutable financial arena through entertainment aimed at a mass audience.
‘A Bigger Splash’ is a loose English-language remake of the 1969 French film, The Swimming Pool, with sun and skin on foreground display and undeniably gorgeous scenery at every turn in the background.
Susan Sarandon is an acting treasure is her latest film, ‘The Meddler.’
And now they fight each other. That’s about the size of the narrative in ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ as the movie-screen superheroes who have emerged from Marvel Comics choose up sides and have at it.
The 2016 summer movie season is upon us.
In ‘Mother’s Day,’ three generations come together, mothers everywhere are celebrated, and we’re left wishing that the movie was as creative as it is mawkish.
Bravely, daring to sport a premise that is off-putting from the get-go, ‘Green Room’ pits punk rockers against neo-Nazis.
Like a number of films over the years that began as seven-minute sketches – many of them emanating from, for example, ‘Saturday Night Live’ – ‘Keanu’ is misshapen as a feature film.
Alan Clay needs to find a new direction and start over. That’s the fuzzy premise of the meandering, Kafkaesque comedy-drama, ‘A Hologram fore the King,’ anchored by the estimable Tom Hanks.
What movie buff could resist the opportunity to see thespians Spacey and Shannon as icons Nixon and Presley in Elvis & Nixon?
‘The Huntsman: Winter’s War’ is the follow-up to 2012’s ‘Snow White and the Huntsman.’
This thriller is so goofily fanciful and casually sadistic, it’s almost ‘Criminal.’
‘The Jungle Book’ is a kidflick in the same way that ‘E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial’ and ‘Jurassic Park’ are kidflicks.
‘Miles Ahead’ is a biopic, but a chronological, cradle-to-grave drama it is anything but.
Although ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ comes from the same director as 1993’s ‘Dazed and Confused,’ it is not a sequel.