Movie Review

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 13:  (L-R) Actress Mickey Sumner, director James Ponsoldt, actors Jason Segel, Jesse Eisenberg, and Mamie Gummer attend the premiere of A24's 'The End Of The Tour' at Writers Guild Theater on July 13, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

Movie Review: The End Of The Tour

(3 stars out of 4) From beginning to end, The End of the Tour is riveting.

08/18/2015

(L-R) Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Guy Ritchie, Elizabeth Debicki, Henry Cavill and Luca Calvani attend the New York Premiere of 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' at Ziegfeld Theater on August 10, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Movie Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

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.

08/13/2015

Actor O'Shea Jackson, Jr. arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures' 'Straight Outta Compton' at the Microsoft Theatre on August 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Movie Review: Straight Outta Compton

(3 stars out of 4)Sprawling and perhaps overstuffed but energetic and insightful, the biographical melodrama “Straight Outta Compton” addresses rap’s bad rap in a powerfully resonant way.

08/13/2015

(L-R) Mamie Gummer, Rick Springfield and Meryl Streep attend the New York premier of 'Ricki And The Flash' at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on August 3, 2015 in New York City. (Credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Ricki and the Flash’

(2½ stars out of 4) In the musical comedy-drama, Ricki and the Flash, Streep plays a middle-aged rock star who tries to reconnect with her estranged daughter.

08/06/2015

Justin Fletcher attends the European premiere of 'Shaun The Sheep Movie'. (Credit: Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Shaun The Sheep Movie’

(2½ stars out of 4) 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.

08/05/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 27:  Tom Cruise attends the New York premiere of Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation at the AMC Lincoln Square in Times Square on July 27, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

Movie Review: ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’

‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ is another glossy, handsomely shot action-oriented espionage thriller pledged to deliver spills and thrills from opening scene to last.

08/03/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 13: Actors Laura Linney and Ian McKellen attend the New York premiere of 'Mr. Holmes' at Museum of Modern Art on July 13, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Movie Review: Mr. Holmes

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 […]

07/20/2015

Robin Williams (Photo Credit: Carl Court/Getty Images)

Movie Review: ‘Boulevard’

(2½ stars out of 4)That makes this already melancholy drama even more melancholy an experience, but one worth seeing nonetheless.

07/18/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 14: Actors Bill Hader and Amy Schumer attend the 'Trainwreck' New York Premiere at Alice Tully Hall on July 14, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Move Review: ‘Trainwreck’

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.

07/17/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 29:  A view of the atmosphere at the world premiere of Marvel's "Ant-Man" at The Dolby Theatre on June 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney)

Movie Review: Ant-Man

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.

07/16/2015

TRANSCENDENCE

Movie Review: “Transcendence”

It’s another science fiction thriller that’s awkwardly big and clunky instead of attractively modest and spunky.

04/18/2014

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Movie Review: “Under The Skin”

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.

04/16/2014

Heaven Is For Real (Credit: Sony Pictures Entertainment.)

Movie Review: ‘Heaven Is For Real’

If it doesn’t quite feel heaven-sent, it at least boasts elements that approach heavenly.

04/16/2014

(Daniel Bruhl and Benedict Cumberbatch star in "The Fifth Estate.")

Movie Review: ‘The Fifth Estate’

The Fifth Estate may fancy itself a cyberthriller, but the thrills are few and far between.

10/17/2013

EnoughSaid

Movie Review: ‘Enough Said’

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.”

09/26/2013

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