Pixels is a special effects-driven science fiction comedy about retro video games and their central involvement in an alien invasion.
What Southpaw lacks in originality and complexity, it makes up for in craftsmanship and ferociousness.
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.
Minions is about to make millions. And why shouldn’t it?
When Batkid Begins begins, you feel pretty good about our species. When it ends, you feel even better.
This science fiction thriller about wanting more, delivers less.
Mark Ruffalo plays a manic-depressive father trying to raise his two young girls singlehandedly, in Boston.
Thongs, Magic Mike XXL has got plenty of. The problem is that this sequel comes up short in ju st about every other department.
“I’m old. Not obsolete,” says the Arnold Schwarzenegger character on more than one occasion in Terminator Genisys. Perhaps the same could be said for this franchise.
This Max may not be mad, but there’s plenty of fury on his road as well.
Kate Winslet, who has established herself as one of our most dependable and accomplished screen actresses with six Oscar nominations and one Oscar, is so effortlessly commanding and authentic from her first moment on.
The director, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon, delivers a rewarding comedy-drama that impresses with its wit even as it merits our tears.