Movie Reviews

Will ‘Bullhead’ Win for Best Foreign Language Film?

Will ‘Bullhead’ Win for Best Foreign Language Film?

Foreign films are cool. Because they're foreign, and they speak foreign languages, and they have plots you'd never see in America. Bullhead opens in Seattle today.
Johnny Depp, Amber Heard and The Rum Diary

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard and The Rum Diary

The only things that saves Johnny Depp's The Rum Diary from being completely boring is that it also stars the face and body of Amber Heard.
Albert Nobbs is a Creepy Man, and Creepier Woman

Albert Nobbs is a Creepy Man, and Creepier Woman

Glenn Close is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for Albert Nobbs, a dreadful bore of a flick.
A Very Late ‘The Iron Lady’ Movie Review

A Very Late ‘The Iron Lady’ Movie Review

Meryl Streep has been nominated for 17 Academy Awards. She's won twice. She deserves to, and likely will, win her third for her performance in The Iron Lady.
My Week with Marilyn Movie Review

My Week with Marilyn Movie Review

Michelle Williams turns in another terrific performance as Marilyn Monroe in My Week with Marilyn, but is the movie itself any good?
This Means War Movie Review

This Means War Movie Review

It's the decision every man faces in life: do you or do you not spy on the woman while she's going on a date with your best friend and coworker, using a Predator drone?
A Late ‘Safe House’ Movie Review

A Late ‘Safe House’ Movie Review

Denzel Washington has trained hard to become an unstoppable force. His not-so-secret secret: team with a younger white dude.
Pina: A Documentary You Should See in Theaters, in 3D

Pina: A Documentary You Should See in Theaters, in 3D

The very thought of watching a documentary about a dancer, or dancing, regardless of Oscar nominations or credentials, was agonizing. Shame on me.
You Haven’t Seen White Irish Drinkers, But You Should

You Haven’t Seen White Irish Drinkers, But You Should

White Irish Drinkers is a movie that few, unfortunately, have seen, let alone heard of. Here's why you should see it.
Higher Ground Movie Review

Higher Ground Movie Review

Oscar-nominated actress Vera Farmiga makes her directorial debut with the drama Higher Ground, about a woman drawn into a fundamentalist sect.
Juno Temple is a Dirty Girl: A Movie Review

Juno Temple is a Dirty Girl: A Movie Review

Juno Temple stars as the title character in the R-rated drama comedy Dirty Girl. But should anyone care?
50/50: A Funny Movie About Cancer

50/50: A Funny Movie About Cancer

Cancer is no laughing matter. Life, however, is. With this "cancer comedy", 50/50 prove that disease can be just as humorous as it is frightening.
The Woman in Black Movie Review

The Woman in Black Movie Review

Daniel Radcliffe stars in his first movie since Harry Potter finished and proves he is a force to be reckoned with. Now about the movie...
Review: Chronicle Flies Sort of High This Weekend

Review: Chronicle Flies Sort of High This Weekend

Seattle gets destroyed in the new low-budget sci-fi action film Chronicle, which features great visual effects and an entertaining story. In theaters today.
Hell and Back Again: Does It Deserve an Oscar?

Hell and Back Again: Does It Deserve an Oscar?

The Oscar-nominated documentary Hell and Back Again, now on DVD, is an intimate portrait of one American soldier's attempt to transition back to regular life.