‘Calvary’ is a dark, Ireland-set drama, a tale with gallows-humor trimmings that examines the difficulty of holding onto one’s faith, set against the backdrop of the scenic Irish coast.
“The Grand Seduction” isn’t quite grand, but it is seductive.
Edge of Tomorrow is a brutally funny (!) science fiction thriller in which an alien race has invaded Earth to wipe out the human race.
Director Robert Redford’s star-studded, thought-provoking political thriller (which he also stars in and produced) is yet another work for him to be proud of.
The Raven flies in with an unabashedly farfetched and fanciful theory, a fictional account of what might have happened to Poe at life’s end.
“Safe House” is a gritty action thriller about corruption that’s cynical, hard-edged, two-fisted, and only minimally interested in its own subject matter.
Glenn Close is fine, but it is co-star Janet McTeer who contributes an unforgettable, can’t-take-your-eyes-off-her turn.
“The Guard” is a darkly comic Irish thriller set in rural Galway, where a small-town cop is rarely confronted with big-time crime.
Question: Has the final Harry Potter book been halved for the movie screen for commercial reasons or artistic ones? Answer: Yes.