The unlikely 1984 alliance between striking miners and gays in Britain is the focus of this fictionalized but rousing, satisfying, historical comedy-drama.
A manmade monster meanders through a middling modern melodrama after murdering his master in this moribund miscreation.
“About Time” is an affable romantic fantasy-comedy that casually accepts the existence of time travel without getting all bent out of shape or self-congratulatory about it.
Jack’s his name, tenant farming is his game, and he apparently wants to climb that Hollywood beanstalk and join the likes of Alice, Snow White, and Hansel & Gretel.
You’d have to travel quite a ways, metaphorically speaking, to find an acting quartet more skilled than Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson, Maggie Smith, and Bill Nighy. But the film sacrifices a degree of focus and intensity.
“Wrath of the Titans,” the lacklustre sequel to 2010’s lacklustre “Clash of the Titans,” is another yawnworthy action-adventure fantasy.
It’s a clash between digital impersonality and old-fashioned goodwill in this new, animated holiday family flick.
A wannabe actor, chameleon Rango (Johnny Depp) yearns to play the hero in the Wild West that he has so long fantasized about.