Kate Winslet, who has established herself as one of our most dependable and accomplished screen actresses with six Oscar nominations and one Oscar, is so effortlessly commanding and authentic from her first moment on.
“Insurgent,” the sequel to “Divergent,” entertains at about the same level of quality as its predecessor.
Divergent is a science-fiction drama set in a dystopian, post-apocalyptic Chicago, based on the best-selling trilogy of young adult novels by Veronica Roth.
Jason Reitman’s coming-of-age script, downright leisurely at times, allows for the unspoken to be as eloquent and affecting as the spoken, and is delivered in a layered narrative that mixes in flashbacks with recollective narration.
A lineup of new movies is ready for takeoff, with hopes of motivating us to venture out in the challenging winter weather in the direction of the nearest multiplex.
This contemptible compilation comedy is simply offensive, despite the array of A-list stars.
Look for these mainstream titles to open on theatre screens during the first few months of 2013.
There are a number of vintage movies that should have made it on a contemporary format but did not.
Now, fifteen years later, it’s back in re-release, in a conversion to the 3-D format that beckons viewers to theatres to see it on the big screen once again.
Most of what we feel watching this level of acting talent, not on their game, is disappointment.
“Rise of the Planet of the Apes” was last summer’s surprise hit.
Director Steven Soderbergh’s new disaster thriller about a lethal virus (featuring Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, and Laurence Fishburne) finished first at the box office, earning an estimated $23-million in its weekend debut.
You may not be able to wash your hands of this movie for quite a while.