Review: Sparks fly for Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae in hilarious 'The Lovebirds'

May 20, 2020

Review: Charming 'Scoob!' delivers silly humor but lacks compelling mystery

May 16, 2020

Review: Tom Hardy mumbles through airless biopic 'Capone'

May 11, 2020

Review: Netflix's 'Dead to Me' ups the stakes and maintains momentum in wild second season

May 6, 2020

Column: I’m a professional film critic and there are some classic films I haven't seen, let me explain

April 22, 2020

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April 15, 2020

Courtesy of Samuel Goldwyn Films

“Endings Beginnings” features three recent blockbuster franchise graduates in Shailene Woodley (“Divergent”), Jamie Dornan (“Fifty Shades of Grey”) and Sebastian Stan (“Avengers”) and so with that kind of star power, it’s hard to write of...

April 14, 2020

Courtesy of Lionsgate

Attempting to be 2020’s version of “Hell or High Water,” Scott Teems’ small-town drama “The Quarry” doesn’t build the kind of momentum David Mackenzie’s 2016 action flick did, nor does it give you any convictions to hold onto. Despite a fine cast led...

April 11, 2020

Courtesy of Universal/Dreamworks Animation

Look, I understand I’m not in the core kindergarten demographic for “Trolls: World Tour” - the sequel to the surprise blockbuster “Trolls” that birthed the Justin Timberlake earworm “Can’t Stop The Feeling” - but that doesn’t mea...

April 8, 2020

Courtesy of Gunpowder & Sky

There’s a strange mystery force that’s lurking beneath an Irish fishing trawler in “Sea Fever” which is trying to be “The Thing” on a boat. The underwhelming thriller has some effective, if mild, scares, but it never embraces its B-movie inspir...

April 7, 2020

Courtesy of Saban Films

Ring pops, cheesy rock tunes, and Judd Nelson references are sprinkled throughout the retro-slasher throwback “We Summon The Darkness,” director Marc Meyers 1980s-set satanic thriller. Hard to believe a film that features Johnny Knoxville as an tel...

April 2, 2020

Courtesy of IFC Midnight

Movies and television shows about religious cults have become common over the last couple years, with their dystopian settings providing narrative fodder for various projects. The latest is the visually compelling but not that enthralling “The Oth...

March 30, 2020

Courtesy of Focus Features

There’s no question about abortion being a hot button topic and one of the most divisive and controversial political agendas out there (the irony being that most of those who hold influential political clout will probably never face such adversi...

March 26, 2020

Courtesy of Vertical Entertainment 

There’s a lover's quarrel taking place in Benjamin Kasulke’s endearing romantic teen-comedy “Banana Split,” but not similar to the ones you’d see in a John Hughes flick. The spat revolves around the young and energetic April (co-writer...

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