New movie honors a hero but misses mark on accomplishments in his name.
Blackhat is a tech thriller that starts strong but then doesn’t have any Heat on Collateral.
The third movie by director Bennett Miller is a wrestling heavyweight.
There’s something weird afoot when the year’s gutsiest political statement evidently comes from The Interview.
Great moviemaking starts with great storytelling. That is moviemaking 101, and you would think someone like Scott would know this.
It’s impossible to overstate Alan Turing’s role in shaping the world we know today.
Narratively, the film conveys a back-and-forth between Cheryl’s hike and her past.
At the climax of an ultimately futile night of romance, a lonely and classically western woman unsuccessfully serenades an apathetic suitor by means of a faux piano.
Early in Force Majeure, a young, good-looking family — father, mother, son and daughter — is having lunch at an outdoor restaurant of a ski resort in the French Alps. The vista, a gleaming and snow-packed mountain, is almost overwhelmingly spectacular. A controlled explosion in the distance triggers an avalanche that commands the attention of…
The perils of overdramatization and cliché are so commonplace in biopics that the mere mention of these dangers is almost a cliché in itself.