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The Invitation
Girlfight director Karyn Kusama helms dinner-party thriller
"...but guilt and/or obligation compels your attendance anyway. In the new thriller from Karyn Kusama (Girlfight, Jennifer’s Body), things..."

April 8, 2016 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Choice
Nicholas Sparks' romantic yearnings once again flood our screens
"...Directed by: Ross Katz. Starring: Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Alexandra Daddario, Tom Welling, Maggie Grace, Brett Rice, Tom Wilkinson,..."

Feb. 12, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Ricki and the Flash
Meryl Streep, Jonathan Demme, Diablo Cody combine talents, but where's the magic?
"...Clad in black leather pants, bangles, and dopey braids, Ricki Rendazzo (Streep) fronts..."

Aug. 7, 2015 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The AggreGAYtor: July 15
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...Perry, Singapore may get a little less colonial, and 'ex-gay' reparative therapy claims another victim, as your AggreGAYtor takes..."

July 15, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The AggreGAYtor: May 19
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...civil rights get held up in multiple states, and the NFL is totally cool again, as your AggreGAYtor lets..."

May 19, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

The Spectacular Now
An outstanding cast and eloquent storytelling shape this delicate film that becomes a dark study of a budding, young alcoholic.
"...story. Screenwriters Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber prefaced their breakout film (500) Days of Summer with that warning,..."

Aug. 16, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Big Wedding
In this wedding comedy, a bridegroom’s bitterly divorced parents (De Niro and Keaton) must pretend they’re still married to appease his Catholic birth mother.
"...Directed by: Justin Zackham. Starring: Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Diane Keaton, Amanda Seyfried, Topher Grace, Ben Barnes,..."

May 3, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3
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.
"...and featuring performances seemingly calibrated to be heard over the cacophonous roar of Travolta's mad, bad overacting, this unnecessary..."

June 12, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Rocker
Rainn Wilson's goofy, puppylike charm makes this comedy about overage, overweight rockers passing on the glories of rock & roll to the next generation a palatable exercise.
"...Jeff Garlin, Jane Lynch, Jason Sudeikis and Howard Hesseman. The Rocker, a minor entry in the "old rockers freaking..."

Aug. 22, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The X-Files: I Want to Believe
Mulder and Scully, these once-keen buckers of bureaucratic BS and masters of the painfully engorged tease, have become deadly dull in this newest incarnation.
"...Billy Connolly, Alvin "Xzibit" Joiner, Callum Keith Rennie and Alex Diakun. There's something horribly amiss with a film that..."

Aug. 1, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Love Guru
Is it redundant to mock self-help culture? Not if you're Mike Myers and have a new sketch-comedy character to introduce.
"...to an African-American hockey player whose obsession with his ex-wife’s generously endowed, mustachioed Quebecois goalie boyfriend is endangering his..."

June 20, 2008 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

The Ruins
Four friends on a Mexican vacation discover something evil among the Mayan ruins.
"...Laura Ramsey and Joe Anderson. In his short story "The White People," Welsh author and dark fantasist Arthur Machen..."

April 11, 2008 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Wedding Date
Inexplicable Fantasy Romances for the Harried Modern Gal 101 is a more fitting title for this shameless mediocrity.
"...Jack Davenport, Sarah Parish, Jeremy Sheffield and Peter Egan. Inexplicable Fantasy Romances for the Harried Modern Gal 101 is..."

Feb. 4, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Opportunists
"...and Tom Noonan. Vic Kelly (Walken) wants to do the right thing. The only thing is, his archaic sense..."

Aug. 25, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Meet the Deedles
"...to not really being able to remember all of the Teenese from Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure or Fast..."

April 3, 1998 Movie Review by Hollis Chacona

The Darien Gap
"...Brillo-haired, lizard-lidded Lyn Vaus is what you might call the definitive slacker: homeless, jobless, scamming free meals off Hare..."

July 11, 1997 Movie Review by Russell Smith

The Stupids
"...John Landis. Starring: Tom Arnold, Jessica Lundy, Bug Hall, Alex Mckenna and Jenny Mccarthy. Dear Scum Pig of an..."

Sept. 6, 1996 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Bodyguard From Beijing
"...is sent to Hong Kong in order to protect the spoiled young wife (Love on Delivery's Chueng Lai Tai)..."

Oct. 21, 1994 Movie Review by Joey O'Bryan

The Specialist
"...hit of late; suffice to say, this quickly cobbled together ghost of a film isn't it. Liberally adapted from..."

Oct. 14, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Next Karate Kid
"...Chris Conrad, Arsenio Trinidad and Michael Cavalieri. And hopefully the last. Swank is 17-year-old Julie Pierce, orphaned by the..."

Sept. 16, 1994 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Fall of the American Empire
Oscar winner Denys Arcand mixes crime, political commentary
"...Directed by: Denys Arcand. Starring: Alexandre Landry, Maxim Roy, Juliette Gosselin, Éric Bruneau, Maripier Morin..."

June 28, 2019 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

The Equalizer 2
Denzel Washington action sequel is a total misfire
"...It’s not hard to figure out the formula director Antoine Fuqua was angling for with his..."

July 20, 2018 Movie Review by Matthew Monagle

The First Purge
Blumhouse's political-horror franchise gets a timely prequel
"...Directed by: Gerard McMurray. Starring: Y'lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Joivan Wade, Luna Lauren Velez, Marisa Tomei,..."

July 6, 2018 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Hero
Sam Elliott plays a cowboy actor dying of cancer
"...The voice is unmistakable. Deep and rumbling, it starts in..."

June 23, 2017 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Last Word
A young writer has to pen a woman's obituary before she dies
"...away from playing difficult and somewhat unlikable women onscreen. The pinnacle of the archetype is her portrayal of Aurora..."

March 24, 2017 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Girl on the Train
Another girl gone in this tedious adaptation
"...Taylor. Starring: Emily Blunt, Haley Bennett, Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans, Edgar Ramírez, Laura Prepon, Allison Janney and..."

Oct. 7, 2016 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Pleasure of the Paynes 2015
Big wins for Am I White?, Heathers at the 2015 theatre awards
"...awards ceremony is being emceed by Zeus, you might expect the event to turn stormy at some point. But..."

Oct. 28, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Gunman
Sean Penn stars as a regretful ex-mercenary in this international game of cat and mouse
"...Sean Penn’s craggy face in The Gunman is a roadmap of regret for a man..."

March 20, 2015 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The AggreGAYtor: August 14
What happened today in gay? Here’s your QILTBAG recap of queer news.
"...lose her flower, Chelsea Manning gets poor treatment, and Texas Eagle Forum credits homophobia for the "Texas miracle," as..."

Aug. 14, 2014 Qmmunity Post by David Estlund

Fables of the Reconstruction
Todos Santos Music Festival, on the edge paradise & progress
"...About 45 miles north of Cabo San Lucas, on the resort-riddled southern tip of the Baja Peninsula, sits Todos..."

Feb. 1, 2013 Music Post by Doug Freeman

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