But the movie, while not suicidal, is not good either.
Some might come into the film wondering why the subject deserves all this attention, but the film makes its case: what’s being celebrated here is somebody who absolutely pushed the boundaries of television and changed our culture for the better.
As sequels go, Jason Bourne may not feel necessary, but it’s absorbing nonetheless.
The film is not exactly nuanced and is underwritten enough to be uneven, but at least it has a specific, audience-friendly agenda and is fitfully amusing.
The title makes it sounds like a comic book-inspired superhero thriller. It’s not. In fact, it’s anything but.
Ab Fab is back. And, given the state of the world of late and our collective need for a few laughs, not a moment too soon.
‘Star Trek Beyond, ‘ the third installment in the most recent rebooted series, is very much on the pedestrian side.
‘Café Society’ is essentially a romcom. But there’s an existential sadness underlying the plot that gives the film a legitimate distinctiveness.
Thirty years later, it arrives, a reimagined ‘Ghostbusters’ for a new generation.
Life, Animated is an emotionally engaging and richly rewarding documentary about the coming-of-age of an autistic child and the way that his passion for Disney cartoons unlocks the key to his language skills.
It’s a peek behind the curtain into the world of domestic dogs and cats and birds, oh, my, in the animated comedy ‘The Secret Life of Pets.’
Do I find Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates eruptively funny? I do.
Our Kind of Traitor centers on an ordinary man in extraordinary circumstances.
If Spielbergian isn’t already an official cinematic adjective, it ought to be.
The Legend of Tarzan is a jungle adventure you’ll politely appreciate without going particularly ape.