From beginning to end, The End of the Tour is riveting.
Based on the 1960s campy and comedic spy series, the retro thriller is set when the Cold War is at its hottest, the sixties are still seen as swinging, and two rival spies are forced to work together to save the world.
Sprawling and perhaps overstuffed but energetic and insightful, the biographical melodrama “Straight Outta Compton” addresses rap’s bad rap in a powerfully resonant way.
In the musical comedy-drama, Ricki and the Flash, Streep plays a middle-aged rock star who tries to reconnect with her estranged daughter.
The approach here is to pretty much do away with dialogue and depend on sight gags, sound effects, and animal noises to tell the story.
‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ is another glossy, handsomely shot action-oriented espionage thriller pledged to deliver spills and thrills from opening scene to last.
By Bill Wine PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Ah, Holmes sweet Holmes. Sherlock Holmes, that is, the fictional consulting detective created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1887. Has any screen character been portrayed more often on the […]
That makes this already melancholy drama even more melancholy an experience, but one worth seeing nonetheless.
Judd Apatow, the writer, producer, and director of influential comedies for screens big and small over the last couple decades – with such films as The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Funny People, and This is 40 — has introduced more than his share of major comic talents to the movie audience.
Paul Rudd stars as ex-convict Scott Lang, an ex-cat burglar in the Robin Hood mold who is recruited by a scientist armed with a suit that allows him to shrink while gaining super-strength and then re-enlarge whenever he wishes.
It’s another science fiction thriller that’s awkwardly big and clunky instead of attractively modest and spunky.
Scarlett Johansson’s last movie was Her and all we got was her voice. We never saw her. Her latest might have been called She. Or, possibly: It. And we always see her.
If it doesn’t quite feel heaven-sent, it at least boasts elements that approach heavenly.
The Fifth Estate may fancy itself a cyberthriller, but the thrills are few and far between.
There’s nothing like a perceptive and endearing romcom to restore one’s faith in the genre, which is why it’s difficult to say enough about “Enough Said.”