Movie Reviews


 In "Foxcatcher," Channing Tatum, left, as Mark Schultz gives the best performance of his career, while Mark Ruffalo as Dave Schultz is also at the top of his game.

Movie review: 'Foxcatcher' presents a compelling tale of brothers drawn into a warped millionaire's orbit

Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo give outstanding performances in the tragic “Foxcatcher,” filmed in Pittsburgh.

about 15 hours ago


 Reese Witherspoon as Cheryl Strayed in "Wild" is the best role she has had since playing June Carter Cash.

Movie review: 'Wild' covers 1,100 miles in a journey of self discovery

Actress-producer Reese Witherspoon jumped on Cheryl Strayed’s memoir and then into her hiking boots and redemptive trip into the “Wild.”

1 day ago


 The foster children in "Annie" are, from left, Amanda Troya,  Nicolette Pierini, Eden Duncan-Smith, Quvenzhane Wallis and Zoe Margaret Colletti.

Movie review:

The sun will come out tomorrow but will the audience for the “Annie” update starring Quvenzhane Wallis, Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz?

about 15 hours ago


 Running around in "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb" are, from left, Patrick Gallagher as Atilla the Hun, Robin Williams as Teddy Roosevelt, Ben Stiller as Larry Daley and Rami Malek as Ahkmenrah.

Movie review: 'Night at Museum' sequel silly

“Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” covers little new territory as Ben Stiller takes the show on the road to London.

1 day ago


 From left, Emma Stone as Sophie and Colin Firth as Stanley in "Magic in the Moonlight."

New on DVD

"Magic in the Moonlight," "The Skeleton Twins," "The Maze Runner," and "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" are now available in stores.

2 days ago


 Richard Armitage as Thorin in "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies."

'The Battle of the Five Armies' concludes Peter Jackson's journey into Middle-earth

The final “Hobbit” film fulfills the Tolkien promise of “there and back again” and the filmmakers’ commitment to cinematic derring-do.

about 16 hours ago


 Christian Bale as Moses charges into a fierce battle in "Exodus: Gods and Kings."

Movie review: 'Exodus' delivers prophets, plagues and parting of the Red Sea in 3-D

Ridley Scott, the director of “Gladiator,” tackles biblical epic “Exodus: Gods and Kings“ with Christian Bale and Joel Edgerton.

1 week ago


 Hilary Swank and Tommy Lee Jones star in "The Homesman."

Movie review: 'Homesman' delivers gritty tale

Tommy Lee Jones and Hilary Swank star in a “Midwestern” about the harsh plight of women in the 1850s in “The Homesman.”

1 week ago


 Rosario Dawson and and Chris Rock star in "Top Five."

Movie review: 'Top Five' funny yet raunchy

Chris Rock goes raunchy and rollicking, and brings famous friends along, in “Top Five” as a comedian who wants to be taken seriously.

1 week ago


 From left, Star-Lord/Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Groot (Voiced by Vin Diesel), Rocket Racoon (Voiced by Bradley Cooper), Drax the Destroyer (Dave Bautista) and Gamora (Zoe Saldana) in "Guardians of the Galaxy."    ©Marvel 2014

New to DVD this week

"Guardians of the Galaxy," "Dolphin Tale 2," and "When the Game Stands Tall" will be available for sale.

1 week ago


 Koba (Toby Kebbell) leads a battle in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes."

New to DVD this week

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' 'The Hundred-Foot Journey,' 'As Above, So Below,' and 'Field of Lost Shoes' hit store shelves.

2 weeks ago


 Edward Snowden in "Citizenfour."

Movie review: 'Citizenfour' provides closer look at Edward Snowden

Documentary "Citizenfour" reveals how aware Snowden was of moral and civic implications.

2 weeks ago


 Essie Davis, left, and Noah Wiseman in "The Babadook."

Movie review: Mysterious red volume factors into Australian horror film 'The Babadook'

'The Babadook' is the debut feature from writer-director Jennifer Kent.

2 weeks ago


 A scene from "Pelican Dreams."

Movie review: 'Pelican Dreams' celebrates birds

The maker of "Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill" turns her attention to a different species of bird in the new documentary, "Pelican Dreams."

3 weeks ago


 From left, Toll Road (Randy Couture), Lee Christmas (Jason Statham) and Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) in "The Expendables 3."

New on DVD this week

"The Expendables 3," "The November Man" and "What If" hit store shelves.

3 weeks ago


 Detail of Joe Paterno from the mural “Inspiration” by Michael Pilato.

Movie review: 'Happy Valley' reviews a very unhappy story about Penn State

"Happy Valley" documentary provides an overview of what happened after Sandusky’s arrest, Paterno's death and the tarnishing of Camelot.

3 weeks ago


 Eddie Redmayne stars as Stephen Hawking and Felicity Jones stars as Jane Wilde in "The Theory of Everything."

Movie reviews: 'Theory' one of year's best; 'Penguins' a delight; 'Bosses' almost horrible

Three new movies, “The Theory of Everything,” “Penguins of Madagascar” and “Horrible Bosses 2,” will open long before the turkey is thawed.

3 weeks ago


 Jennifer Lawrence returns as Katniss Everdeen in "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1."

Movie review: 'Hunger Games' countdown gets off to slow start

“The Hunger Games” nears its final chapter as it splits the “Mockingjay” novel into two movies, one now and one due in November 2015.

4 weeks ago


 Jonah Hill, left, and Channing Tatum in "22 Jump Street."

New to DVD this week

"22 Jump Street," "If I Stay," "And So It Goes," and "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" hit store shelves.

1 month ago



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