When a franchise's acting, directing, writing, cinematography, effects and music are this terrible, utter lack of competence trumps political ideology
Kristin Scott Thomas co-stars in this surprising tale that takes dark and unexpected twists from the frothy spree you might expect
Part "Lord of the Flies" and part "Cabin in the Woods," this puzzle-box gets less interesting as we learn more about what's going on
Toronto 2014: The stars give explosive life to the fascinating, complex life of Stephen Hawking
Toronto 2014: After his knockout debut "Bullhead," Belgian director Michaël R. Roskam's first venture in U.S. filmmaking throws together a familiar collection of mobsters, lowlifes...
Don't miss this bonkers, faith-based rock musical; it's one of those insane catastrophes you'll be trying to explain to friends for years
The people behind the dark and lovely "Coraline" and "Paranorman" offer up a charmless kiddie movie that's unappealing both visually and narratively
With the performances he's gotten this year from Pacino, as well as from Nicolas Cage in "Joe," director David Gordon Green becomes the go-to sponsor...
Shannon plays a vulture of an Orlando real estate agent, profiting from the misery of the bursting of the housing bubble
Art imitating life provides just some of the fun -- and the smarts -- of this jazzy, unpredictable character piece
How can a movie with this much art direction and this many decapitations be so very dull and uninvolving?
The saga of a comatose girl at the border between life and death makes some missteps, but Moretz sells the character and her romance with...
This haunting Sundance hit is worth seeing before someone spoils its surprises
The comedians reteam with writer-director Michael Winterbottom for another exploration of friendship, rivalry, regret, and really amazing seafood
Too few engaging characters and one thoroughly negligible performance from Luke Bracey results in a thriller that trying too hard to thrill
The leads are appealing, but the script is operating dangerously below the comedy speed limit
From desperate housewife to Broadway diva to cartoon witch, the screen legend's roles were varied and memorable
His manic absurdity as a comedian was matched only by his ability to go dark (and go subtle) as a dramatic actor
This fifth entry feels like a mixed bag even by the standards of the series, but all is forgiven when the stars stop talking and...
The pleasure of these silly shoot-em-ups comes from its over-the-hill ensemble, so why devote so much of the movie to a bunch of forgettable millennials?
There are a few thrills and a few laughs in this rejiggered, CGI-heavy reimagining of the comic book/TV/movie superstars, but even by kid-movie standards, it's...
The "Avatar" director plummets to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in this amiable doc that's basically a big-screen version of a National Geographic special
Who would have thought that the director behind the cloying "The Help" could turn the story of the Godfather of Soul into something this cliché-defying?
Despite some nice moments, what starts out as a retread of director Lasse Hallstrom's "Chocolat" goes completely a la carte in an extraneous third act
Hoffman gives a memorable performance in this masterful John le Carré adaptation as a German master of intelligence coping with a post-9/11 world
More full-tilt-boogie Euro-schlock grindhouse existentialism from Luc Besson, featuring a droning, brain-powered superhero that Morgan Freeman tries his darnedest to explain
Solidly entertaining adventure film features another great Andy Serkis motion-capture performance, but it lacks the big ideas of the 1968 and 2011 versions
The cast (including Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette) ages in real time in this stirring look at a family's perseverance through the day-to-day business of...
"Hoop Dreams" director Steve James takes us on a rollercoaster ride of the legendary film critic's personal and professional highs and lows
The talented star of "Bridesmaids" has played characters in five-minute Groundlings sketches that felt more thought-out and well-written