Movie Review

‘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 ...

‘Top Five’ channels Chris Rock’s inner Woody Allen

Early on in Chris Rock’s new film, “Top Five,” you get the sense that not only is he telling his own story but the story of any rising comic who ever became a mai ...

‘Penguins of Madagascar’ fine for anyone under age 5

There used to be an outlet for second-tier movies that manufactured a spin-off of a popular brand and was generally considered the direct-to-video market. Twenty years ago, &l ...

‘Interstellar’ wows visually but is emotionally cold

With climate changes threatening the viability of sustaining life on Earth, a team of astronauts journey through space to find a new home for the human race in Christopher Nolan&rs ...