Movie Reviews

‘Love & Mercy’ Review: California Dreamin

‘Love & Mercy’ Review: California Dreamin

Paul Dano and John Cusack both star as the troubled leader of the Beach Boys.
‘Wolf Totem’ Review: Because Wolves

‘Wolf Totem’ Review: Because Wolves

This beautifully filmed movie is about wolves and a Chinese soldier in 1967.
Meet the Patels Review: Doc or Comedy?

Meet the Patels Review: Doc or Comedy?

The toils of modern dating are put on display in this Indian-American family.
The Age of Adaline Review: First World Problems

The Age of Adaline Review: First World Problems

Being stuck looking like Blake Lively for 70 years must be tough.
My Mom Reviewed ‘Learning to Drive’

My Mom Reviewed ‘Learning to Drive’

The Patricia Clarkson/Ben Kingsley drama expands this week, so I sent my mom to see it.
Bloodsucking Bastards Movie Review

Bloodsucking Bastards Movie Review

If this movie sounds good to you, you'll probably like it.
Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine Review

Steve Jobs: Man in the Machine Review

Oscar-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney takes on the reverence of Steve Jobs.
Mad Max: Fury Road Races Onto Blu-ray

Mad Max: Fury Road Races Onto Blu-ray

One of the most critically praised movie of 2015 is now on Blu-ray. Here's our review.
‘Child 44’ Review: The Biggest Waste of Talent of 2015?

‘Child 44’ Review: The Biggest Waste of Talent of 2015?

Tom Hardy leads a talented cast, but the serial killer thriller lacks thrills.
The Oscar-Winning ‘Citizenfour’ Uploads to Blu-Ray

The Oscar-Winning ‘Citizenfour’ Uploads to Blu-Ray

It's scary that my reaction to Citizenfour is only one of mild anger.
DVDs to Avoid: ‘Two Days, One Night,’ Zero Fun

DVDs to Avoid: ‘Two Days, One Night,’ Zero Fun

The new Marion Cotillard movie received rave reviews. We're not sure why.
Documentary ‘Meru’ Proves Mountain Climbers are Crazy

Documentary ‘Meru’ Proves Mountain Climbers are Crazy

The harrowing documentary hits limited theaters this Friday.
Insurgent Sucks, So Does Shailene Woodley’s Hair

Insurgent Sucks, So Does Shailene Woodley’s Hair

The Divergent sequel hit DVD last week. If you haven't watched it, don't start now.
DVDs to Avoid: ‘Hot Pursuit’ is Like ‘The Heat,’ But Bad

DVDs to Avoid: ‘Hot Pursuit’ is Like ‘The Heat,’ But Bad

The dumb comedy stars Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara's boobs.
‘Phoenix’ Has Thrilled Film Critics. But Will It Thrill You?

‘Phoenix’ Has Thrilled Film Critics. But Will It Thrill You?

A disfigured woman returns to her husband, but he doesn't recognize her.