Movie Review

‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2’ darker and not as funny as the original

The original “Hot Tub Time Machine” was a moderately funny picture that made no bones about riding the comedic coattails of its ludicrous high concept. The John Cusack ...

‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’ makes for a refreshing spy story

After the spy genre transitioned from the goofy Roger Moore era to the super serious modern aesthetics of the Jason Bourne films, it was only a matter of time before some silliness ...

‘The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water’ fun romp for everyone

The absorbent, yellow and porous resident of a pineapple under the sea returns to the big screen in “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water.” The “Sponge Out o ...

‘Mortdecai’ should have done better

With every successive failure of a film, it becomes more baffling that Johnny Depp hasn’t starred in a movie directed by Wes Anderson. Anderson (“The Grand Budapest Ho ...

‘American Sniper’ entertaining enough but leaves much to be desired

After last year’s Oscar-nominated “American Hustle,” Bradley Cooper has quickly anointed himself as the reigning king of flashy-yet-inert prestige films with the ...

‘Taken 3’ should have stopped at ‘Taken 2’

Reportedly, Liam Neeson received somewhere in the ballpark of $20 million to return to “Taken 3” which is disheartening in that it seems like he’ll keep making ...

‘The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death’ predictable but provides adrenaline rush

It’s not a good sign for your horror movie franchise when the most memorable aspects about the original film are that it starred Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe) and featur ...

'The Interview’ just a goofy comedy, not deserving all the recent political hype

With so much controversy surrounding “The Interview,” it’s almost anti-climactic watching the film and realizing it’s not much more than a goofy lark that g ...

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ should have stopped before

With Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” trilogy coming to a close, it’s easy to look back and come to a simple conclusion: “Lord of the Rings” this isn&rs ...

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ should have stopped before

With Peter Jackson’s “Hobbit” trilogy coming to a close, it’s easy to look back and come to a simple conclusion: “Lord of the Rings” this isn&rs ...