Movie Reviews

‘Boy’ Movie Review

‘Boy’ Movie Review

From the director of the quirky but flawed Eagle Vs. Shark comes another quirky but flawed drama-comedy called Boy, about a boy named Boy.
Is ‘The Descendants’ the Best Good Movie of 2011?

Is ‘The Descendants’ the Best Good Movie of 2011?

The Descendants is now on DVD and Blu-ray, which allows us to revisit the question that has never been asked: is it the best good movie of 2011?
The Kid with a Bike Movie Review

The Kid with a Bike Movie Review

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, the deeply moving new film by the Dardenne brothers delves into the emotional life of a troubled 11-year-old.
Will Ferrell is Mexican in Casa de mi Padre

Will Ferrell is Mexican in Casa de mi Padre

Will Ferrell is back, and he's speaking espaƱol. His new movie Casa de mi Padre is stupid and funny at the same time.
Jeff, Who Lives at Home, is Funny

Jeff, Who Lives at Home, is Funny

Jason Segel, Ed Helms and Susan Sarandon star in the surprisingly funny comedy about a slacker who sets out to fulfill his destiny. Sort of.
My Week with Marilyn

My Week with Marilyn

Michelle Williams earned another Oscar nomination for her turn as Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn, now on DVD and Blu-ray.
The Three Musketeers Fights Its Way Onto DVD

The Three Musketeers Fights Its Way Onto DVD

The latest rendition of the classic Alexandre Dumas tale The Three Musketeers is now on Blu-ray and DVD, complete with lots of swordplay and, for some reason, airships.
John Carter Movie Review: As Barren as Mars

John Carter Movie Review: As Barren as Mars

Disney attempts to launch a new franchise with an adaptation of a book that other sci-fi films have been referencing for decades. That sounds like trouble.
Silent House Movie Review

Silent House Movie Review

Silent House is a remake of a Spanish-language movie that was released just last year. Not shockingly, it's exactly the same as the original.
In Darkness Movie Review

In Darkness Movie Review

The Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language Film opens in Seattle and other select cities today. Read our review of this holocaust-based drama.
What is a Terrorist? If a Tree Falls Review

What is a Terrorist? If a Tree Falls Review

Here's our movie review of the Oscar-nominated documentary If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, which poses an interesting question: what makes a man a terrorist?
Project X Movie Review

Project X Movie Review

Parties like those portrayed in Project X were common affairs for me. Naked women. Sex. Drugs. Alcohol. Riots in the street. Flamethrowers. Mass destruction.
We Need to Talk About Kevin Review

We Need to Talk About Kevin Review

There is depressing, and then there is misery. And then there is We Need to Talk About Kevin, one of the most soul-sucking movies of all time.
Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie Review

Tim & Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie Review

Instead of going to see Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie for free, I watched it On Demand for $10. That is money I will never, ever, ever get back.
Wanderlust is Actually, Sort of, Really Funny

Wanderlust is Actually, Sort of, Really Funny

Jennifer Aniston. Malin Akerman. And an open sex environment. Paul Rudd, what have you gotten yourself into?