Will the younger members of the audience get all the irreverently skewed historical references? No. Does that matter? Not really.
This dispiriting, noirish crime thriller is tall on crime and short on thrills.
Non-Stop extends Liam Neeson’s action résumé with an airplane-hijacking thriller that flies the unfriendly skies fueled by the paranoia we feel in the post-9/11 universe.
Here’s a list of the movies you don’t want to miss. They are all figuring prominently in the 2014 Academy Awards ceremonies.
3 Days to Kill is a shallow action thriller with an uneasy mix of brutal fight sequences and sentimental family-reunion scenes.
Its themes of love, lust, adultery, and murder are woven so organically into Emile Zola’s source material that they still pack the power to grab and move us.
It’s the story of a privileged, upper-class girl and the lower-class boy (and fellow recent high school graduate) she falls for — against the strong objections of her parents.
The Monuments Men may not be monumental, but it sure is quietly but richly entertaining.
Make no mistake about it: this is a hundred-minute toy commercial.
Few fictional narratives will affect moviegoers as viscerally as this documentary, of perhaps the worst juvenile justice system scandal ever perpetrated, does.
“That Awkward Moment” is a quirky R-rated romantic comedy about the romantic and bromantic adventures of three twentysomething buddies.
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 manmade monster meanders through a middling modern melodrama after murdering his master in this moribund miscreation.
Charles Dickens’ secret mistress wasn’t much of a secret.
Vanessa Hudgens continues her transition from the Disney Channel good-girl-persona phase of her career to that of a serious and mature actress, but –- at this point, anyway –- she appears to be in over her head.