Film Reviews

Review: Big Hero 6

This is the first spawn of the unholy marriage between Disney and Marvel Comics, and without a doubt, it wears the shared DNA on its cartoon sleeves. Read story.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Review: Interstellar

Christopher Nolan’s latest is a spectacularly mind-bending, affecting space opus with epic ambitions. Read story.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Review: Nightcrawler

Jake Gyllenhaal proves that he shines his brightest when he’s channeling the unstable and morally depraved. Read story.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Review: Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)

The reason to love this film lies almost completely in its performances. Read story.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Review: The Blue Room

This stunning, stylish French thriller falls short in its final moments. Read story.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Review: White Bird in a Blizzard

You want Blizzard to spiral out into an Unsolved Mysteries–style suburban whodunnit, but instead we get an hour of confused hardheartedness. Read story.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Review: Fury

Great war movies ride a razor’s edge, the thin line between exhilaration and horror, and this movie does that well. Read story.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Review: Last Days in Vietnam

Rory Kennedy’s profusely illustrative documentary makes some sense of the tragic farce that was the Vietnam War. Read story.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Review: The Judge

The Judge flops in spite of its A-List cast. Read story.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Review: Pride

Bill Nighy and Imelda Staunton star in this uplifting film about an unlikely union. Read story.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Review: The Green Prince

WT: Director Nadav Schirman’s documentary uncovers the story of Mosab Hassan Yousef, the son of a Hamas leader who spent 10 years spying for the other side. Read story.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Review: Gone Girl

David Fincher’s latest isn’t flashy style like the Coen brothers, but it glows like a dream. Read story.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Review: The Skeleton Twins

Yes, Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader can be serious. Unfortunately, this film doesn’t do their chops justice. Read story.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Review: The Boxtrolls

This film should come with one of those board game box stickers, because it really is fun for all ages. Read story.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Review: Love Is Strange

Ira Sachs’s quiet little film tackles big questions with a subtle hand. Read story.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
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