Film Review Archives
Is Curtis LaForche slowly going mad or is something apocalyptic about to happen? Michael Shannon stars in this truly unsettling movie.
It’s hard to fault such a warm, bouncy, and, yes, occasionally funky genre stalwart such as this for being exactly what you’d expect.
Sarah Polley's sophomore film, starring Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen, is an inquiry into commitment and carnal desire, and the hard choices we make when the two don’t align.
Taken (2009, 94 min., PG-13)
Call it the last cinematic gasp of the Bush era.
Taken 2 (2012, 91 min., PG-13)
The action in this Liam Neeson thriller is frenetic and frequent, and keeps him in constant MacGyver mode.
Taken 3 (2014, 109 min., PG-13)
Liam Neeson's back in action.
Takers (2010, 107 min., PG-13)
This Los Angeles-set heist movie stars lots of well-muscled men.
Angelina Jolie and Ethan Hawke star in this disappointing thriller.
Loud, abrasive, and featuring performances seemingly calibrated to be heard over the cacophonous roar of Travolta's mad, bad overacting, this is an unnecessary and ill-advised remake.
The director of Brokeback Mountain looks for peace and love in another decade and finds it at the legendary festival through the story of one key participant.
Despite this animated film's overabundance of vocal talent and source material that won the Newberry Medal in 2004, The Tale of Despereaux is a multispecies offender.
Stunningly beautiful, Studio Ghibli's latest animated film is a real work of art.
In The Big Chill, Jeff Goldblum's character observes how nobody can get through the day without the benefit of at least one good rationalization. In the world of French director Eric Rohmer, people, at least, try ...
Dread and mystery are the hallmarks of this South Korean psychological thriller.
Like a pint of ice-cold Stoli dumped into the eggnog bowl, this black-hearted masterpiece arrives just in time to salvage the holiday movie season for those of you who are just about one It's a Wonderful ...
The Dennis Miller Show… with nekkid vampire-vixens. That's it in a coffin-nail, but I doubt anyone's going to let me off that easily, so… Part Two of a projected trilogy of Tales from the Crypt films, ...
Good performances and lots of blood and gore can't save this illogical TV-to-screen story from itself.
A deft, well-directed horror anthology film from the makers of last year's hilarious Fear of a Black Hat. Cundieff weaves together a quartet of eerie urban shockers that brings to mind everything from Amicus Film's early-Seventies ...
If you're familiar with the Brothers' work, then you don't need me telling you about this. If you're not, well, I'm not all that sure I can tell you about it. Five films here, including Street ...
Ron Mann's Tales of the Rat Fink is an ebullient survey of Ed "Big Daddy" Roth's life that revs along with the zest a souped-up hot rod.
Gone, with one major exception, are the delicious hysterics of Almodóvar's earlier works; Talk to Her is a mostly restrained, though by no means unemotional, work about two men in love with comatose women.
As the Washington, D.C., deejay Petey Greene, Don Cheadle leads a great cast through this biopic and musical glance back at the Sixties and Seventies.
Watching Tall Tale is like exploring your grandmother's attic. Awash in amber light and shadowy corners and filled to the very rafters with old trunks and books and costumes and knick-knacks, it's an invitation to an ...
Will Ferrell runs comic circles around NASCAR.
This new anime import marks a break with the Japanese traditions and invents a wholly original and kittenish appeal.
Stephen Frears directs this romantic romp that combines the bedroom farce and the pastoral and stars Gemma Arterton.
Tammy (2014, 96 min., R)
Melissa McCarthy burns through a lot of goodwill in this limp, confused comedy cowritten with her husband, Ben Falcone.
Tangerine (2015, 88 min., R)
Indie drama shot with an iPhone provides a riveting take on two transgender BFFs
Tangled (2010, 92 min., PG)
Disney does Rapunzel.
Tango (1998, 113 min., PG-13)
Carlos Saura proves once again, as he did with his recent Flamenco and 1983's Carmen, that he is a master director of the dance film. In collaboration with his brilliant cinematographer Vittorio Storaro (Apocalypse Now, The ...