Your tears aren’t so much jerked as invited by this well-made movie about love blossoming in a teen cancer support group.
She hasn’t exactly been romanticized, but the villainess from “Sleeping Beauty” has at least been humanized.
As a glance at any multiplex marquee will tell you, even though June is not yet visible in the rearview mirror, we can clearly see the beginning of the parade of movies that will keep us entertained all summer.
Even though the laughs are sporadic and the complaints are unavoidable, we’re grateful for the film’s existence.
Jesse Eisenberg plays two roles, and looks the same in both. But the two personalities he brings to life are anything but alike.
Like most of its predecessors, it’s an involving and intriguing, visually arresting entertainment about mutant superheroes with astonishing otherworldly powers who are second-class citizens, metaphorically speaking.
It’s the problematic script that keeps Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore’s third pairing from being the charm.
Jon Favreau wanted to do something a little different, so he cooked up “Chef.” Don’t show up hungry!
After a promising start and relatively absorbing buildup, the franchise reverts to form and the urban destruction special effects once again become the tail that wags the reptile.
The screenplay is anything but inventive, but it supplies a puppy-dog charm that’s tough to resist.
She was young, wealthy, and black. Her name was Belle. And British high society didn’t quite know what to do with her.
What we routinely accept in a “Three Stooges” short or a “Tom & Jerry” cartoon doesn’t necessarily cut it in a feature narrative.
With apologies to Mark Twain, the difference between the charm and artistry of the original movie and that of this animated sequel is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
Lots of movies are escapist in one way or another. This one, the true story of a Toronto woman’s battle with cancer, is just the opposite.
“Fading Gigolo” is an oddball absurdist comedy, a farcical cinematic doodle that takes a bite out of the Big Apple and finds it strangely tasty.