If the goal is a pleasant time at the movies with actors we know so well they seem like old friends, well, this remake of the 1979 original is just that, pleasant.
It’s never positive when the movie you’re watching keeps reminding you of a much better film.
Can a movie be suspenseful, scary, exciting, and yet still be predictable?
I envy those who saw this movie with fresh eyes. I imagine it was as captivating for them as the original was for me and those who first fell in love with Disney’s original version.
Hollywood is waging its own form of March Madness in theaters around the country.
The film delivers on all the action the super-hero genre demands, but its depth and heart lift it above norm.
Jordan Peele’s work is far more effective in driving home its point of how subtle racism still infests even the most liberal corners of our society.
The 89th Academy Awards ceremony will likely be a coronation for director Damien Chazzelle’s ‘La La Land.’
She sequel is not quite as strong as the original, but it is a well executed and beautifully shot action movie that leaves the viewer with a smile and the door wide open for more sequels.
It may be one huge commercial for the plastic building blocks that are the bane of all barefooted parents, but it is one highly entertaining commercial.
Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard directed by Robert Zemekis in a film set in World War II, what’s not to like?
“Rules Don’t Apply” is fanciful look at the final days of the Hollywood studio system with mogul/aviator/industrialist Howard Hughes at its epicenter.
Four new films open in local theaters Wednesday, and it looks like a pretty good crop to go along with several other strong releases from earlier in the month.
Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling and director David Yates have not lost their magical touch.
Hacksaw Ridge is definitely not among the most entertaining films I’ve seen this year, but it is the most affecting. It’s an unforgettable movie that could garner Oscar attention.