Movie Reviews


 Seth MacFarlane returns as writer, director and voice star of "Ted 2."

Movie review: Over-the-top jokes make 'Ted 2' a little unbearable

Seth MacFarlane’s talking teddy is back in “Ted 2” but his desire to become a dad raises questions about whether he’s a person or property.

3 days ago


 Connie Britton and Nick Offerman star in "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl."

Movie review: 'Me and Earl' proves books can become good movies

“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” set and filmed in Pittsburgh and based on a native’s young adult novel, is funny, tender and touching.

3 days ago


 Iris Apfel in "Iris."

Movie review: Filmmaker's swan song, subject are works of art

Albert Maysles’ last documentary, “Iris,” paints a lovely, quirky portrait of design icon Iris Apfel.

3 days ago


 Justin Wincott stars in the family drama "Max."

Movie review: Family film 'Max' unleashes heart strings

In “Max,” a man's best friend becomes a new best friend for his brother.

3 days ago


 Russell Crowe stars in "The Water Diviner."

New to DVD this week: 'The Water Diviner,' 'Survivor' and more

“Workaholics: Season 5” also hits shelves this week.

4 days ago


 David DeSanctis and Kristoffer Polaha in a scene from “Where Hope Grows.”

Film reviews: 'Where Hope Grows,' 'Felix and Meira'

A pair of films return after a single showing in April or brief May run, and both incorporate faith in different ways and languages.

4 days ago


 Disney•Pixar's "Inside Out" takes us to the most extraordinary location yet - inside the mind of Riley. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions -- Anger (voiced by Lewis Black), Disgust (voiced by Mindy Kaling), Joy (voiced by Amy Poehler), Fear (voiced by Bill Hader) and Sadness (voiced by Phyllis Smith). The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life.

Movie review: 'Inside Out' delivers an emotional rescue

Pixar’s “Inside Out” tackles the conflicting, crazy emotions ruling an 11-year-old as her family moves from Minnesota to San Francisco.

1 week ago


 From left, Kiersey Clemons as Diggy, Shameik Moore as Malcolm, and Tony Revolori as Jib in "Dope."

Movie review: ‘Dope’ gets high on geekiness, perceived reality

Despite possibilities for cliche, the Sundance film “Dope” manages to surprise.

1 week ago


 Jean Dujardin stars in "The Connection."

Movie review: ‘The Connection’ is familiar, but hard to resist

“The Connection,” starring Jean Dujardin, gives a French accent to the ’70s drug trade, first presented in electrifying fashion on screen.

1 week ago


 Krsna Angulo, Jagadisa Angulo, Bhagavan Angulo, Mukunda Angulo, Narayana Angulo and Govinda Angulo in "The Wolfpack."

Movie review: 'Wolfpack' is touching, but not all it could have been

In “Wolfpack,” a band of brothers begins to navigate the world that was kept from them before.

1 week ago


 Liam Neeson, left, and Joel Kinnaman portray father and son in "Run All Night."

New to DVD: 'Run All Night,' 'The Lazarus Effect' and 'The Wrecking Crew'

Liam Neeson plays another tough guy role in “Run All Night.”

1 week ago


 A scene from "When Marnie Was There."

Movie review: Lushly drawn 'Marnie' a tender story

Lush animation and soulful themes that speak to tweens are the highlights of Hiromasa Yonebayashi’s “When Marnie Was There.”

2 weeks ago


 Blythe Danner and Martin Starr in "I'll See You in My Dreams."

Movie review: 'I'll See You In My Dreams' brings a note of hope

Blythe Danner gets a star turn as a Southern California widow who contemplates love, life and death in “I’ll See You in My Dreams.”

2 weeks ago


 Colin Firth stars as Harry, an impeccably suave spy, in "Kingsman: The Secret Service."

New on DVD this week

“The Duff” and “Kingsman: Secret Service” hit store shelves.

2 weeks ago


 Owen, played by Chris Pratt, attempts to keep the raptors at bay in "Jurassic World." Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking "Jurassic Park" series.

Movie review: 'Jurassic World' roars enough to thrill audiences

As the wow factor increases, so does the danger from dinosaurs in “Jurassic World,” starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.

2 weeks ago


 In "Spy" Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) and her fellow CIA operative Rick Ford (Jason Statham) pose as a couple when they go deep undercover to stop an arms dealer.

Movie review: 'Spy' breaks the bonds of the sleuth formula

Melissa McCarthy is the “Spy” who goes out into the cold, dangerous world in a comedy reuniting her with “Bridesmaids” director Paul Feig.

3 weeks ago


 Paul Dano as Brian Wilson in "Love & Mercy."

Movie review: 'Love & Mercy' in tune with Brian Wilson

“Love & Mercy” casts Paul Dano and John Cusack as Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson for an unconventional look at his life and love.

3 weeks ago


 Isabell Carré in "Marie's Story."

Movie review: 'Marie's Story' a touching story of fulfillment

Jean-Pierre Ameris tells the story of Marie Heurtin and Sister Marguerite, whose story mirrors that of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan.

3 weeks ago


 "Dark Star: H.R. Giger's World."

Movie review: 'Dark Star' fails to shed much light on famed artist

The documentary “Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World” doesn’t reveal much new or enlightening about the famed artist.

3 weeks ago


 Lin Shaye in "Insidious: Chapter 3"

Movie review: ‘Insidious: Chapter 3’ is a scary good time

“Insidious” prequel focuses on Lin Shaye’s psychic Elise Rainier and how she faced her demons so she could help others.

3 weeks ago


 Back seat: Kevin Connolly as Eric, Jerry Ferrara as Turtle.  Front seat: Adrian Grenier as Vince and Kevin Dillon as Johnny Drama in "Entourage."

Movie review: Fans of HBO's 'Entourage' are in for another fun ride

The boys are back in town — Hollywood, of course — in big-screen “Entourage” picking up where the popular HBO series left off.

3 weeks ago



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