How can you write a movie about being in love when you’ve never actually been? That’s the problem facing Chris Evans’ character in ‘Playing It Cool.’
Even though the laughs are sporadic and the complaints are unavoidable, we’re grateful for the film’s existence.
Gangster Squad is a high-octane true-crime drama – a Pulp Nonfiction wannabe — that chronicles the activities of the special unit created by the notoriously corrupt LAPD to lead its fight to keep East Coast Mafia types out of Los Angeles in the 1940s and 1950s.
This remake of a 2009 Icelandic crime thriller appears to be a cerebral caper flick but is actually a sluggish action thriller.
“Vividly average” is the phrase used to describe the readership of the newspaper featured in “The Rum Diary.” It also describes the movie itself.