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This film is overlong, with a script of macho twaddle, but little of that matters when the explosions take center stage and guns blaze, and some of the casting retains its charm.
The forecast Wednesday is for rain – but would a little rain put off Indiana Jones?
“Into the Storm” is no “Twister,” not even a “Sharknado.” It’s not bad, mind you, but it’s not good, either.
What makes “Guardians” such a grand summertime treat is a script loyal to comic book parameters, but played loose, with pop and sass — and key ’70s songs.
This slight romance is lacking in Woody Allen’s usual zing – and Colin Firth and great cinematography can’t fix that.
It’s a clichéd premise, but director Rob Reiner and his cast play up the comedy on what could have been a flat, Lifetime weepy, making it an intermittent joy.
Phillip Seymour Hoffman left us far too early, but “A Most Wanted Man” is a fitting farewell – maybe not top-shelf John le Carré, but Hoffman at his finest.
The film’s a pleaser and works seamlessly as a prequel and sequel. Nothing to go ape about, but a good way to cool your heels in the heat.
A documentary about film critic Ebert challenges the viewer to take stock of what a life well-lived should look like and what it might be like to confront death.
The post-apocalyptic Outback here is the result of an economic meltdown 10 years down the road, and signs of moral order are just a mirage.