A duplicitous blonde, a briefcase full of money … even if Australians drive on the other side, you’ve been down this road before
When bombs are falling and people are dying, it's hard to care a hill of beans about the problems of two underdeveloped and self-indulgent characters
An inventor sets out to paint his own Dutch Master using optics and an exact replica of the artist's work space, and the magicians documented...
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...
"A Separation" writer-director Asghar Farhadi examines another couple torn asunder, but his excessive plotting distracts from his sharp observations of daily life and its human-sized...
Critics are divided on the "Do the Right Thing" director's revenge tale
The themes of revenge and redemption feel muddled as Josh Brolin fights his way though an uninspired retooling of the Park Chan-Wook original
This turgid biopic about Charles Dickens’ mistress Nelly Ternan feels as stiff and unyielding as a Victorian corset
Sweet, seasonal and gorgeous, director Kasi Lemmons' latest fills a void in African American cinema between inner-city action and broad situation comedy
This Sylvester Stallone-scripted shoot-em-up packs in the action, but the attempts at family-values messaging feel hypocritical at best
Israeli photojournalist Shaul Schwarz digs deep and weaves a mesmerizing tale of cultural corruption and misplaced hero worship
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
This ambitious film covers all the phases of the South African liberator's life without shying away from controversy
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
The Grim Reaper proves an unwelcome narrator in well-intentioned adaptation of Markus Zusak's popular World War II novel
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