With this fourth installment in the “Transformers” franchise from director Michael Bay, I’ve been magically transformed from a bored viewer into a really bored viewer.
Like its seven big-screen predecessors, this Muppets movie puts a wide smile on your face and leaves it there.
Will the younger members of the audience get all the irreverently skewed historical references? No. Does that matter? Not really.
This first sequel delves deeper into the resonant themes introduced in its predecessor, expands the mythology, reflects the horrors in its titular “entertainment,” and further fleshes out the primary characters.
The Fifth Estate may fancy itself a cyberthriller, but the thrills are few and far between.
Every Emmy award winning actor can claim star-studded success on screen, but few can also consider themselves successful authors. These books show how some stars can make us cry, laugh, smile, and snicker on the screen as well as in a book.
Director Robert Redford’s star-studded, thought-provoking political thriller (which he also stars in and produced) is yet another work for him to be proud of.
Jack’s his name, tenant farming is his game, and he apparently wants to climb that Hollywood beanstalk and join the likes of Alice, Snow White, and Hansel & Gretel.
Look for these mainstream titles to open on theatre screens during the first few months of 2013.
Jennifer Lawrence hits the thespian bull’s-eye once again as the “girl on fire,” carrying the movie on her shoulders with a never-a-false-move star turn.
This is a vivid snapshot of an early stage of 2008’s financial crisis that exposes, provokes, disturbs, and even sickens.
There’s nothing like crisp movie making execution — a spirited mix of action, sci-fi fantasy, humor, nostalgia, and romance — to blast through one’s enough-already reservations and been-there-done-that fatigue.