Movie Review

‘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 ...

‘Nightcrawler’ captivating and unnerving

The nightly news has become so concerned about ratings that sensational content, preying on the fears of viewers, gets top billing, no matter how murky the ethics. Jake Gyllenhaal ...

‘John Wick’ action film does everything right

“John Wick” Directed by David Leitch and Chad Stahelski Starring: Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist and Alfie Allen Five out of five stars   Ever since st ...

‘Fury’ assault is unrelenting

Despite the heavy liberties taken by the film, Brad Pitt has already appeared in one of the more compelling World War II movies ever made in Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglou ...