Movie Reviews

Martha Marcy May Marlene Review

Martha Marcy May Marlene Review

Elizabeth Olsen, sister to Mary Kate and Ashley, makes her big-screen debut in the disturbingly enthralling Martha Marcy May Marlene.
Revenge of the Electric Car: The Movie Review

Revenge of the Electric Car: The Movie Review

Five years ago, filmmaker Chris Paine directed the documentary Who Killed the Electric Car?, a movie I described as "a must-see documentary". Enter its sequel.
The Caller Isn’t Your Average Horror Movie

The Caller Isn’t Your Average Horror Movie

It looks like a knock-off version of When a Stranger Calls starring that chick who was stupid enough to negotiate herself out of a starring role in Twilight.
Cameron Diaz is a Bad Apple in Bad Teacher

Cameron Diaz is a Bad Apple in Bad Teacher

Long legs. Blond hair. A sexy smile. A foul mouth. No filter. Edge. Cameron Diaz has it all in Bad Teacher. Too bad the movie doesn't have the same punch.
The Captains, or Klingon Sex: A Movie Review

The Captains, or Klingon Sex: A Movie Review

William Shatner has directed a documentary about the lives of the actors who have played Starship Captains on "Star Trek". Trekkies, read on.
The Thing: Better or Worse than John Carpenter’s?

The Thing: Better or Worse than John Carpenter’s?

When is a remake not really a remake? It isn't quite clear what The Thing is. More importantly, does the movie live up to the John Carpenter original?
Terri Comes to DVD and Blu-Ray

Terri Comes to DVD and Blu-Ray

A fat kid who wears pajamas to high school finds himself befriended by both the principal and a pretty girl, is entertaining but not always fulfilling.
Real Steel: Not Real Good, Not Real Bad

Real Steel: Not Real Good, Not Real Bad

Hugh Jackman stars as a man who controls an underdog fighting robot in Real Steel. Is the movie as stupid as it sounds, or is it worth a few rounds?
Is Jackie Chan’s 100th Movie Any Good?

Is Jackie Chan’s 100th Movie Any Good?

Jackie Chan's 100th movie - the Chinese war epic 1911 - is now in select theaters, but is his centennial worth the fireworks?
The Ides of March Movie Review

The Ides of March Movie Review

Ryan Gosling stars in this star-studded political thriller directed by George Clooney. It is one of the best movies of 2011.
Submarine Movie Review

Submarine Movie Review

The new British drama-comedy Submarine is quirky, smart, edgy, fun and sad all at once, a great way to spend an evening this weekend.
Visiting Africa Made Me Want to Watch The Lion King Blu-Ray

Visiting Africa Made Me Want to Watch The Lion King Blu-Ray

The Lion King is now on Blu-Ray, which is good because when I was in Africa last year I really had the urge to watch it.
I Scream for Scream 4: An Enlightening DVD Review

I Scream for Scream 4: An Enlightening DVD Review

Scream 4 is now on DVD. We've reviewed it. For you. Not for us, but for you. Short story short: the movie is pretty good, the DVD lame. Read on.
Moneyball Movie Review

Moneyball Movie Review

Brad Pitt turns in a potentially Oscar-worthy performance in Moneyball, about Billy Beane and how he changed the game of baseball.
The Others Scares Itself Onto Blu-Ray

The Others Scares Itself Onto Blu-Ray

The creepy 2001 thriller The Others creeps onto Blu-Ray this week, and if you haven't seen this classic - or haven't seen it in a long time - it's worth adding to your collection.