Chris O’Dowd

(Jaeden Lieberher and Bill Murray star in "St. Vincent.")

Movie Review: ‘St. Vincent’

(2½ stars out of 4) There’s more than enough of Bill Murray’s devilishly shaggy charm and cranky wit in “St. Vincent” to please movie audiences.

10/17/2014

(credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Movie Review: Calvary

‘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.

08/12/2014

(Chris Hemsworth stars in "Thor: The Dark World.") (credit: Walt Disney Studios)

Movie Review: ‘Thor: The Dark World’

Like its predecessor, it has a sense of humor, but is still too self-important.

11/07/2013

Deborah Mailman, Jessica Mauboy, Sherri Sebbens, and Miranda Tapsell star in 'The Sapphires.' (credit: The Weinstein Company)

Movie Review: ‘The Sapphires’

They’re known as ‘The Sapphires,’ but not because they sing the blues.

03/28/2013

(Leslie Mann and Paul Rudd star in "This Is 40.")

Movie Review: ‘This Is 40′

What gives writer-director Judd Apatow’s latest slice-of-life comedy its “oomph” is the sometimes brutal honesty on display in this exploration of marital struggle and parenting fumble.

12/20/2012

(Kristen Wiig and Jon Hamm star in 'Friends With Kids')

Movie Review: ‘Friends With Kids’

The double-meaning title makes it sound like a movie about a childless person whose friends have children. But it’s actually a movie about friends who decide to have a child.

03/08/2012

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Movie Review: Gulliver’s Travels 

Some adaptations are merely loose. This one is untied, untethered, and untoward.

01/04/2011

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