Neill Blomkamp’s robot is the prize in a tug-of-war between scientists, corporate scions and criminals, but special effects can’t make up for the lack of...
‘Dig’ Review: USA’s Da Vinci Raiders of the Lost Heroes of Homeland Is an Absolute Mess
Ambitious 10-part event series tries to be too many things at once...
‘American Crime’ Review: Bold ABC Drama Dissects Race, Class and the Justice System
Provocative John Ridley series is a conversation-starter
‘Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ Review: Richard Gere Checks In, Plot and Wit Check Out (Video)
Maggie Smith and Judi Dench can do only so much with the...
It’s not impossible to mix sentimentality, raunch, corporate gamesmanship and the G-8 Summit in a comedy, but this one doesn’t pull it off
Show’s lead leans not on ghosts of “CSI” past, but on her own brand of charm and award-winning talents
‘The Mystery of Love & Sex’ Theater Review: Diane Lane, Tony Shalhoub Hook Up With ‘Masters of Sex’ Writer
Bathsheba Doran gives us not one but two coming-out-of-the-closet storylines
‘Secrets and Lies’ Review: ABC Drama Uncovers Suburban Suspicion, Deception and Ryan Phillippe’s Abs
Juliette Lewis, KaDee Strickland and Dan Fogler also star on the series based on an Australian program
Netflix drama forces Frank and Claire Underwood to grow up on upcoming season
‘Queen and Country’ Review: John Boorman Returns to the Autobiographical Well 30 Years After ‘Hope and Glory’ (Video)
The writer-director’s remembrances of life as a young man in the army fall short of his previous memoir’s greatness, but are charming nonetheless
Kirby Dick’s follow-up to Oscar-nominated doc “The Invisible War” isn’t just a depress-a-thon, but also an inspiring chronicle of grassroots change
Director David Gelb’s brisk, character-driven horror film delivers superb scares thanks to a great cast, strong script and clever camerawork
The “X-Men” story will bore the “High School Musical” set, but Peter Lerman’s score recalls the work of “Sesame Street” legend Joe Raposo
The ‘Twilight’ alum gets physical in a gritty-glossy New York story of crime, star-crossed love and Parkour-style stunts for an agreeably lightweight time-killer thriller
Slick, slippery and smarter than it looks, this caper from writing-directing duo Glenn Ficarra and John Requa gets a substantial push from two stars at...
‘Lives of the Saints’ Theater Review: ‘Venus in Fur’ Author Delivers Cheap Laughs and Low-Key Whimsy
“SNL” performs these kinds of skits in half the time and actually makes them topical, which is more than can be said for this David...
Writer-director Damián Szifrón displays the storytelling skills of the great short-form yarn-spinners in this wickedly funny anthology film
Some reviewers recommend vampire mockumentary “What We Do in the Shadows,” instead
CBS’s remake premiere episode is a solid reintroduction with few belly laughs
‘Drunktown’s Finest’ Review: Native American Drama Touchingly Reveals the Struggles Behind the Stereotypes
Director Sydney Freeland offers a rare glimpse into life on a reservation while treating her characters like people, not sociological specimens
Mae Whitman reveals herself to be one of the funniest actresses of her generation in a spot-on and endlessly quotable take on teenage “dramz” in...
- By Alonso Duralde on February 18, 2015 @ 10:00 pm
Like its predecessor, this sequel is only half right when it thinks it’s being stupid-smart
Writer/producer Nick Jones’ send-up of the book publishing business isn’t a play — it’s not even HBO, Netflix or FX
‘Ana Maria in Novela Land’ Review: Smart, Hilarious Trading-Places Comedy is a Future Slumber-Party Classic
A spirited dual performance by Edy Ganem and a pointed telenovela spoof breathe plenty of life into a comedy that offers comfort through familiarity
‘What We Do in the Shadows’ Review: Horror-Comedy Breathes Life Into Vampire Movies and Mockumentaries
Jemaine Clement (“Flight of the Conchords”) co-directs and co-stars in this droll look at the day-to-day life of the undead
The action-comedy directed and co-written by Matthew Vaughn is the perfect Valentine’s Day alternative for couples who prefer to keep violence out of the bedroom
An admirably demanding sing-through format can’t make up for a lack of chemistry and characters that barely budge off the page
“Brothers & Sisters” creator and all-star cast make for provocative storytelling