It’s another science fiction thriller that’s awkwardly big and clunky instead of attractively modest and spunky.
It was a case of “me too,” as the sequel “Despicable Me 2″ made a splash at the box office, finishing first, just as the original did three years ago.
Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp get to exhibit so little playful chemistry, it’s as if they’re in different movies: Depp in a comedy, Hammer in a western adventure.
What do moviegoers have to look forward to (or, perhaps, in some cases, dread) through the rest of May and into June, July, and August?
Martin Scorsese is probably responsible for more movie classics than any other American filmmaker, and to witness his early days just return to “Mean Streets,” his 1973 gem.
With all due respect to director Tim Burton as a unique visual stylist, it’s Johnny Depp who makes this movie work.
No one’s been clamoring for a movie version of this property. But now that we’ve got one, we’re better for it.
Adam Sandler, who also produced (which should tip you off immediately to the probable level of quality) stars as twins in this PG-rated gimmick comedy.
“Puss in Boots” took in an estimated $34 million, good enough for first place.
“Vividly average” is the phrase used to describe the readership of the newspaper featured in “The Rum Diary.” It also describes the movie itself.
Johnny Depp is back on DVD with another installment of Pirates of the Caribbean — this one subtitled On Stranger Tides.
Familiarity certainly isn’t the driving force behind this week’s slim selection of videos.
This week a couple of French filmmakers highlight the week’s video list.
Johnny Depp is back as his popular, self-mocking, flamboyant signature character, the Oscar-nominated role that made him a superstar, Captain Jack Sparrow.
What will moviegoers be looking forward to, flocking to, then fleeing from or returning to, on theatre screens between now and late August?