On the one hand, you’ve got a classy cast that includes Liev Schreiber and Olivia Williams, and on the other — astro-zombies!
A quintet of great performances — from Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner — anchor this audacious shaggy-dog story about...
Three holiday movies with principally African American casts means an underserved audience is getting their share of the Christmas pie — and producers have visions...
This turgid biopic about Charles Dickens’ mistress Nelly Ternan feels as stiff and unyielding as a Victorian corset
Stephen Frears’ docudrama urges us to forgive the sinning Catholic Church, which is one thing, but why the condescension toward atheists and intellectuals?
The early ’60s folk scene comes alive with a superb ensemble that includes Oscar Isaac, Justin Timberlake, Carey Mulligan, Garret Hedlund and John Goodman
An appealing ensemble cast wears out its welcome in this Christmas confection, with a script that crams too many messages and too much contrivance into...
Peter Berg’s powerful docudrama features some of the most intense combat sequences since “Saving Private Ryan”
Neither the laughs nor the sentimentality land as Vince Vaughn phones in another performance, this time as a frequent sperm donor who fathered hundreds of...
Jennifer Lawrence leads an impressive cast in a saga that’s smarter and more thrilling than its predecessor
Sort of a concert film and sort of a making-of-the-concert, this backstage peek at the Hurricane Sandy fundraiser will disappoint music fans and documentary lovers...
There’s a difference between presenting problems — the death of the middle class, the treatment of veterans — and actually saying something about them
The big-screen adaptation of Tracy Letts’ hit play is never dull, but it plays more like a camp-classic-in-waiting than a Pulitzer-winner
Despite the presence of Justin Long and Tyler Labine, this indie veers clumsily from farce to pathos, equally incompetent at either comedy and drama
Writer-director Jason Reitman, adapting the novel by Joyce Maynard, has a bad habit of telling us what he’s already shown us in this sappy romance
Prickly author P.L. Travers’ battles with Walt Disney over the making of “Mary Poppins” are fun to watch, but it’s really all about art and...
Proactive princesses and catchy tunes make for a winning combo in this updating of Hans Christian Andersen's "Snow Queen"
If the Japanese animation master makes good on his threat to retire, he’s going out on top with this gorgeous, haunting biopic
Owen Wilson and Woody Harrelson voice two turkeys who travel back in time to change the menu at the Plymouth Colony -- but it’s just...
“Last Vegas” lives and dies by the aggregate charm and charisma of its stars, since that’s pretty much all it has to offer
Johnny Knoxville even adds a bit of a plot in this "Borat"/"Little Miss Sunshine" blend
Filmmakers haven’t put a lot of new ideas between Chris Hemsworth and his hammer, but there are enough thrills and laughs to keep it aloft
There’s nothing particularly wrong with director Kimberly Peirce’s update, but it adds nothing to the 1976 Brian De Palma classic
The "Harry Potter" gay sex scene might attract the curious, but this is a sensual exploration of youthful passion and artists coming of age
Spike Jonze spins a futuristic love story for the age of Siri, with Joaquin Phoenix falling for Scarlett Johansson as the voice of his operating...
Writer-director Richard Curtis forgets to add the wit that made the sap of “Love Actually” and “Notting Hill” tolerable
Director Steve McQueen seems determined to bury any lingering "Gone With the Wind-ian" notions of the antebellum South as a place of charm and grace
Robin Weigert is a stifled lesbian housewife turned Manhattan escort in Stacie Passon’s sexy and provocative debut feature
This second “Machete” is even more lifeless and perfunctory than Robert Rodriguez’s fourth “Spy Kids”
Redford gives a bravura (and almost entirely non-verbal) performance as the sole cast member of this tense seafaring adventure