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.”
They’re among the best lawmen who ever lived and died.
‘Chernobyl Diaries’ is an effectively creepy horror thriller, an intense exercise in terror.
The Raven flies in with an unabashedly farfetched and fanciful theory, a fictional account of what might have happened to Poe at life’s end.
The double-meaning title makes it sound like a movie about a childless person whose friends have children. But it’s actually a movie about friends who decide to have a child.
Here’s a sequel that’s pretty much the equal of its predecessor. That is not a compliment.
Call Chronicle an anti-superhero flick. But the level of entertainment that this modestly budgeted but cleverly resourceful science fiction thriller delivers is almost heroic.