Movie Reviews


 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.

about 11 hours 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.”

5 days 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.

5 days 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.”

5 days 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.

6 days 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.

6 days 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.

1 week 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.

1 week 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.”

1 week 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.

1 week 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

2 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.

3 weeks 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.

3 weeks 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.

3 weeks ago


 Kevin Hart as Darnell and Will Ferrell as James in the comedy "Get Hard."

What's new to DVD this week

“Get Hard” “While We’re Young” and “The Gunman” hit store shelves.

3 weeks ago


 Series T-800 Robot in Terminator Genisys.

Movie review: 'Terminator Genisys' a confusing reboot

“Terminator Genisys” returns Arnold Schwarzenegger to the franchise but fractures timelines and introduces alternate, confusing universes.

4 weeks ago


 From left, Joe Manganiello, Jada Pinkett Smith, Matt Bomer, ChanningTatum, Kevin Nash, Donald Glover and Adam Rodriguez in "Magic Mike XXL."

Movie review: 'Magic Mike' provides another R-rated girls night out

“Magic Mike XXL” turns up the heat and hard bodies as Channing Tatum, Joe Manganiello, Matt Bomer and others go on one last R-rated ride.

4 weeks ago



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