Movie Reviews

Movie review: Assaultive ‘No Good Deed’ comes out at wrong time

In “No Good Deed,” Idris Elba savagely menaces Taraji P. Henson.

4 days ago

 Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini star in "The Drop."

Movie review: Hardy and Gandolfini's sly performances the bright spots in 'The Drop'

Criminals, a pup and the past bring trouble to Tom Hardy and the late James Gandolfini in a thriller with too many twists.

5 days ago

 Nathan Gamble and Cozi Zuehlsdorff in "Dolphin Tale 2"

Movie review: 'Dolphin Tale 2' immersed in inspiration

“Dolphin Tale 2” is a perfect end-of-summer film.

5 days ago

 Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass portray an estranged couple trying to reconnect in "The One I Love."

Movie review: Rich themes, taut dialogue refreshing in 'The One I Love'

“The One I Love,” starring Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass, explores a broken couple’s attempt to work through marital strife.

5 days ago

New to DVD

"Captain America: The Winter Soldier," "Words and Pictures," "Brick Mansions" and "The German Doctor" hit store shelves this week.

6 days ago

 Dock Ellis on the field in "No No: A Dockumentary."

Movie review: 'No, No' on Dock Ellis a very good pitch

"No No: A Dockumentary" opens today at the Harris Theater, not far from where Three Rivers Stadium once stood and Dock Ellis pitched.

1 week ago

Movie review: 'Trip to Italy' stuffed with tedious banter

The second road romp between British improv-team Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon comes off tired and tedious.

1 week ago

 Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Fassbender and Domhnall Gleeson in "Frank." .

Movie review: Bleakly funny 'Frank' hits right notes

The title character in "Frank" hides under a giant papier-mache head but he proves to be surprisingly empathetic and engaging.

1 week ago

 Kevin Costner stars in "Draft Day."

New on DVD this week

‘Draft Day,’ ‘They Came Together,’ ‘For No Good Reason,’ and ‘Moms’ Night Out’ show up on stores shelves this week.

1 week ago

 Perdita Weeks and Ben Feldman traverse miles of twisting catacombs beneath the streets of Paris in "As Above/So Below."

Movie Review: ‘As Above, So Below’ should have its horror license revoked

“As Above” takes forever to go below, and once there, another long while passes before supernatural stuff starts troubling the protagonists.

2 weeks ago

 From left, Paul Eenhoorn as Colin and Earl Lynn Nelson as Mitch in "Land Ho!"

‘Land Ho!’ a picturesque trip to Iceland

“Land Ho!” takes two retirees to Iceland where they get their invigorating groove and friendship back amid spectacular scenery.

2 weeks ago

 Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler star in "Blended"

New on DVD this week

'Blended,' 'Belle,' and 'The Double' hit store shelves this week.

2 weeks ago

 Pierce Brosnan and Olga Kurylenko star in "The November Man."

Movie review: Brosnan plays well a weathered spy in 'November Man'

“November Man,” based on a Bill Granger spy novel, arrives in August with Pierce Brosnan as a retired CIA agent drawn back into the game.

3 weeks ago

 In green from left, Michael Chiklis, Jim Caviezel and Alexander Ludwig.

Movie Review: 'When the Game Stands Tall' is a solid, winning effort

“When the Game Stands Tall,“ starring Jim Caviezel as a coach, dramatizes what happens when a 151-game winning streak comes to an end.

3 weeks ago

 Chloe Grace Morezt and Jamie Blackley in "If I Stay."

Movie review: Darkness overshadows 'If I Stay'

“If I Stay” stars Chloe Grace Moretz as an Oregon teen who must choose between life and death after her family is in a calamitous accident.

3 weeks ago

 Tres charmant: Chloe (Audrey Tautou) and Colin (Romain Duris) tour the city from above in "Mood Indigo."

Movie review: 'Mood Indigo' a surreal trip to colorful fantasy world

The brilliant visuals in Michel Gondry's "Mood Indigo" contain less eternal sunshine and more dark, moody blues.

3 weeks ago

 Brendan Gleeson as Father James and Kelly Reilly as Fiona in "Calvary."

Movie review: Mysteries abound in gripping, gloomy 'Calvary'

As an Irish priest who receives a death threat in the confessional, Brendan Gleeson acts in “Calvary” as if his soul depended on it.

3 weeks ago

 Ring-tailed lemurs spend more time on the ground than any other lemur, as seen in "Island of the Lemurs."

Movie review: Beautiful documentary gets close to lemurs

In “Island of Lemurs: Madagascar,” the cute critters get their movie moment in the sun, complete with soothing narration by Morgan Freeman.

3 weeks ago

Movie review: Sequel pales next to original 'Sin City'

The most grievous offense in “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” might just have been making a sequel to the stylish, satisfying 2005 original.

3 weeks ago

 Andrew Garfield in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2."

New on DVD this week

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2," "Only Lovers Left Alive" and "The Quiet Ones" hit store shelves.

3 weeks ago


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