Island of Lemurs: Madagascar is a nature documentary about Dr. Patricia C. Wright’s mission to help the endearingly peculiar lemurs, who turned up as castaways millions of years ago in the Republic of Madagascar.
Scarlett Johansson’s character develops a super-brain. The movie itself, however, not so much.
It’s another science fiction thriller that’s awkwardly big and clunky instead of attractively modest and spunky.
Make no mistake about it: this is a hundred-minute toy commercial.
The casually engaging ensemble comedy makes up for in wisdom and charisma what it lacks in energy and originality.
Better RED than RED 2. Much better.
“Now You See Me” wants to work like magic, but doesn’t.
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?
Video game shallowness is the order of the day despite Tom Cruise’s sturdy effectiveness as leading man.
Mini-trend alert: ‘Olympus Has Fallen,’ the first of this year’s two Executive Mansion Under Attack thrillers, is here. Let’s hope it’s the lesser of the two.
Look for these mainstream titles to open on theatre screens during the first few months of 2013.
“Alex Cross” gives Tyler Perry a chance to turn into a bona fide action star. But is the film too much of an action flick?
This threequel is a thoughtful and thought-provoking essay on modern-day morality, as well as a spectacular disaster epic, and a propulsive thriller with expert, dizzying action sequences.
So what do June, July, and August have in store for us as mainstream attractions compete for box office dollars? Plenty!
Chris talks to Ray Didinger about the Eagles loss to the Giants and Charlie Manuel about the Phillies snapping their 8-game losing streak yesterday. He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about President Obama’s speech to the Congressional Black Caucus and the potential for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to finally jump into the Republican race.