Movies

“Foxcatcher” Summons Dark Side for Carrell and Tatum

By James Scott | Sunday, January 25, 2:25 pm
I'll never underestimate Channing Tatum again.

Eastwood Sends Cooper to War in “American Sniper”

By James Scott | Friday, January 16, 11:08 pm
Can you ever really come home from combat?

King and Johnson Fight for Civil Rights Once Again in “Selma”

By James Scott | Monday, January 12, 12:26 pm
I'm willing to overlook the fact that the actors may not look exactly like their real-life counterparts. Joaquin Phoenix didn't look much like Johnny Cash.

Rogen and Franco Enrage the World in “The Interview”

At least it can't be said that Seth Rogen and James Franco are timid filmmakers.

Streep Leads Cast “Into the Woods,” Deconstructs Grimm

Almost all fairy tales contain elements that we might think twice about, maybe three times about, before showing children.

Williams Delights One Last Time in “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb”

Some of the magic animating the museum's exhibits is draining away, literally and thematically.

“Exodus: Gods and Kings” Parts the Red Sea with Better Effects, Less Conviction

No movie is going to be 100% accurate, and 3,000 years ago, who knows what really happened?

Dawson Steals Film, Won’t Give It Back in “Top Five”

I typically hate movies about show business, but "Top Five" joins "Birdman" in that rare class that I can enjoy.

Academy Award-Winners Assemble for “Horrible Bosses 2”

Bateman is a beleaguered, latter-day "Moe" without the bowl cut.

Harrelson’s and Hoffman’s Solid Support Bolster “Mockingjay”

Star Wars-y empowerment for adolescent girls.

Carrey and Daniels Convince Us They’re “Dumb and Dumber To”

I am too profoundly stupid to comprehend the humor.

Keaton and Norton Soar in “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”

Do actors debase themselves by taking superhero roles, or was it all they were capable of in the first place?

Love a Natural Force Equal to Gravity in Nolan’s “Interstellar”

Space isn't the problem. Time is.

Gyllenhaal Chillingly Monstrous in “Nightcrawler”

Some monsters live among us with a fair chance of never being detected.

“John Wick” Creates Mayhem for Pretty Near 101 Minutes Straight

As someone once said, "unclouded by delusions of morality."

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