‘Money Monster’ is a middling stock that never really pays off.
‘Louder Than Bombs’ is an audacious and uncompromising collage of the joys and sorrows that punctuate our humanity.
Ultimately, Gyllenhaal’s ease with uneasy roles makes this bumpy ‘Demolition’ a somewhat satisfying deconstruction.
Director Gavin Hood’s new thriller, ‘Eye in the Sky,’ is a vital commentary on the nature of point-and-click warfare.
There’s an undercurrent of genuine sadness in ‘Hello, My Name Is Doris’ that makes this otherwise modest comedy romance feel surprisingly poignant
Blink and you might miss this ultra-slight morsel, but it’s definitely worth keeping an eye out for ‘The Confirmation.’
‘Knight of Cups’ is repetitive, heavy-handed, “First World” navel-gazing at its most self-indulgent. But my god is it beautiful!
‘Touched With Fire,’ the directorial debut from writer/director/composer Paul Dalio, is a work of passion and pain.
‘Goat’ settles for stirring the pot when it could have started a real dialogue
‘Manchester by the Sea’ can be a soul-crushing watch at times, but its beauty and humanity make it a hauntingly life-affirming experience.
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‘Concussion’ tries so hard not to be a “football film” it compromises the most compelling aspects of its story
‘The Big Short’ is a work of seething rage and trampled idealism
‘The Danish Girl’ feels like a collection of dramatic vignettes rather than a unified statement
Lively and entertaining, ‘Body’ is a nice change of pace if you’re looking for something slightly more sinister this holiday season
A couple of moderately-impressive action scenes can’t save Ron Howard’s ‘In the Heart of the Sea’ from being a complete wreck.
‘Creed’ is easily the second best film in the series and a quality picture in its own right.
Though there is much to admire in ‘Trumbo,’ it never quite sparks to life
An observant script and amazing performances make ‘Room’ one of 2015’s most gut-wrenching viewing experiences
Director John Wells’ redemptive tale about a burned-out chef isn’t particularly noteworthy, but the pacing and performances keep things humming along nicely