Movie Reviews

 Tom Cruise returns as Ethan Hunt (and does his own stunts) in "Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation."

Movie review: Cruise, McQuarrie team again for bang-up 'Mission: Impossible' reprise

The “Jack Reacher” team of Tom Cruise and Christopher McQuarrie bring crazy stunts, suspense and renewed vigor to ”Mission: Impossible.“

2 days ago

 In "Testament of Youth," Kit Harington as Roland Leighton and Alicia Vikander as Vera Brittain find their love shattered by World War I.

Movie review: 'Testament of Youth' heartbreakingly beautiful

“Testament of Youth” is a beautiful and heartbreaking look at the futility of war.

2 days ago

 Chris Farley in his Second City days in "I Am Chris Farley"

Movie review: 'Chris Farley' recalls his talents

The “I Am Chris Farley” documentary celebrates the comic actor’s life, with reflections and recollections from family, friends and admirers.

2 days ago

 Dave and Stacy Sterling create a world with Lego's in "A Lego Brickumentary."

Movie review: Brick by brick: 'A Lego Brickumentary' shows how Lego rebuilt

A remarkable documentary tells the story of a little brick that is more than just a toy but an entire culture of its own.

3 days ago

 Oh (voiced by Jim Parsons) and Tip (voiced by Rihanna) in DreamWorks Animation's "Home."

New to DVD: 'Home,' 'The Water Diviner' and more

"Home," "The Water Diviner" and "Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXXIII" hit store shelves.

3 days ago

 Ed Helms as Rusty Griswold, and Chris Hemsworth as Stone Crandall, in "Vacation."

Movie review: Newest 'Vacation' takes the low road, too

Second and third generations of Griswolds embark on a disastrous “Vacation” and road trip to Walley World in the comedy starring Ed Helms.

4 days ago

 Cara Delevingne and Nat Wolff star in "Paper Towns."

Movie review: 'Paper Towns' gets lost on a trail of clues

Another John Green novel comes to life but doesn’t rise to the same level of excellence and emotion as “Fault in Our Stars.”

1 week ago

 Pac-Man in Columbia Pictures' "Pixels."

Movie review: 'Pixels' falls apart in the playing old games

“Pixels,” starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Josh Gad and Peter Dinklage, celebrates old-school gamers charged with saving the planet.

1 week ago

 Forest Whitaker and Jake Gyllenhaal star in "Southpaw."

Movie review: Gyllenhaal shows versatility in Pittsburgh-filmed 'Southpaw'

Jake Gyllenhaal, under the direction of Pittsburgh native and director Antoine Fuqua, comes out swinging in “Southpaw.”

1 week ago

 "What We Do in the Shadows" stars, from left, Taika Waititi, Jemaine Clement and Jonathan Brugh.

New on DVD: 'Tangerines,' 'Scooby-Doo' and more

“What We Do in the Shadows” “Tangerines” and “Scooby-Doo! & Kiss: Rock & Roll Mystery” hit store shelves.

1 week ago

 Per Bergqvist and Solveig Andersson in "A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence."

Movie review: 'Pigeon Sat on a Branch' a dreamlike black comedy

Director Roy Andersson takes up the theme of "being a human being" with two novelty salesmen as guides.

1 week ago

 Amy Schumer and Bill Hader share a scene in "Trainwreck."

Movie review: Amy Schumer's 'Trainwreck' funny yet insightful

There’s grim stuff, but it’s a comedy -- and a really funny one.

2 weeks ago

 Ian McKellen in "Mr. Holmes."

Movie review: Ian McKellen delivers in 'Mr. Holmes'

This latest rendering of Arthur Conan Doyle’s immortal detective is set in the 1947 Sussex village to which Holmes long ago retired.

2 weeks ago

 Scott Lang/Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) in Marvel's "Ant-Man."

Movie review: 'Ant Man' follows the superhero formula to the big screen

Paul Rudd plays the small hero trying to save the world in the Marvel flick “Ant-Man.”

2 weeks ago

 Alicia Vikander is Ava in "Ex Machina."

New to DVD: 'Ex machina,' 'The Longest Ride' and more

“Ex Machina” “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” and  “The Longest Ride” hits store shelves.

2 weeks ago

 Bob, Kevin and Stuart need to get a ride to Villain-Con in "Minions."

Movie review: With their jokes and gibberish, 'Minions' a joy

“Minions” takes the title characters to the beginning of time and rockets them through the ages, most memorably to England in 1968.

3 weeks ago

Movie review: 'Felt' delivers an uncomfortable message about sexual trauma

Exploring one woman’s discomforting art, “Felt” makes an unforgettable and horrifying impression.

3 weeks ago

 Reese Mishler as Reese Houser in the horror film "The Gallows," which has a killer ending.

Movie review: 'Gallows' hangs itself with a poor plot

“The Gallows” is set in a Nebraska high school about to stage the same play that accidentally killed a teen 20 years earlier.

3 weeks ago

 Documentary "amy" charts the ups and downs of singer Amy Winehouse.

Movie review: 'Amy' a painful look at a great talent lost

“Amy” is a painful look at the tragic fall of “natural jazz singer” Amy Winehouse.

3 weeks ago

 Matt O'Leary bugs out in "Stung."

Movie review: 'Stung' a stinging failure

The bugs are bigger than ever but the originality falls way short in the movie “Stung,” landing at the Hollywood Theater today.

3 weeks ago

 Ben Kingsley (background) is reborn in the body of Ryan Reynolds in the psychological science-fiction thriller "Self/less."

Movie review: Fascinating plot transforms 'Self/less'

Ben Kingsley is a New York billionaire who tries to buy immortality with $250 million and a new body that looks just like Ryan Reynolds.

3 weeks ago

 Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds star in "Woman in Gold."

What's new on DVD this week?

“Woman in Gold” and “71” hit store shelves this week.

3 weeks ago

 Gaspard Ulliel in "Saint Laurent."

Movie review: 'Saint Laurent' captures designer's triumphs, torments

Bertrand Bonello is the second director to explore the magnificence and madness of French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent in a biopic.

1 month ago

 Kevin Downes, left, and David A.R. White in "Faith of Our Fathers."

Movie review: ‘Faith’ stumbles because of flawed script

“Faith of Our Fathers” has its heart and soul in the right and holy place but its screenplay could have used a good rewrite.

1 month ago

Movie review: 'The Overnight' a thin sex comedy

“The Overnight,“ starring Adam Scott and Jason Schwartzman, features an adult play date that puts inadequacies front and center.

1 month ago