The novel was a page turner, the movie is a barn burner.
It doesn’t look like a slog or sound like a slog. But it feels like a slog, which, regrettably makes it a slog.
Nicolas Cage’s involvement may give the film more of a fighting chance at the box office, but it also sets up expectations about moviemaking quality that do not end up being met.
All things being equalized, “The Equalizer” could have used a more grounded technical advisor. But the leading man needs no help.
Rooting interest? How about interest, period? The feel-good status the film seems intent on achieving remains well out of reach.
The revelation is how adroit “Saturday Night Live” alumni Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader are in their respective roles in this dark drama-comedy.
A Walk Among the Tombstones is about as nauseatingly off-putting as otherwise competently produced movies get.
My Old Lady sure sounds like a comedy. But not exactly.
It’s an ensemble comedy-drama that has its share of awkward moments, but, like the wildly dysfunctional family it portrays, it’s still a fun visit.
Lest No Good Deed go unpunished, let’s cut to the chase: No Good Deed is one bad movie.
John Lithgow and Alfred Molina are impeccable -– understated, convincing, and empathetic –- both individually and as a screen team, delivering privileged moments galore.
This followup is sweet, sensitive, wholesome, and uplifting in the same way as the original. It is also, like the original, based on true events.
Here’s a peek at the mainstream movie lineup coming our way over the next two months.
Although you certainly don’t need to see it on an Imax screen to enjoy or appreciate this celebrated movie, that’s exactly where you’ll find it as of this week.
“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.” The supposed inscription on the entrance to Hell, compliments of Dante, is what confronts the treasure hunters in the horror thriller, ‘As Above, So Below.’