Its predecessor offered freshness and originality, while this sequel trades in familiarity and contrivance.
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.