Movie Review: 'The Dinner'
May 11 2017
A trenchant morality tale about the nature of evil and mankind's savage underpinnings. Not meant for a comfortable viewing.
Movie Review: The Promise
Apr 26 2017
The relatively little-known genocide of the Armenian people by the Ottoman Turks 100 years ago is brought into sharp focus by ‘The Promise’ (Open Road).
Movie Review: ‘Gifted’
Apr 20 2017
'Gifted' examines the proper balance between cultivating youthful talent and the need for even extraordinary kids to lead a normal life.
Movie Review: The Case for Christ
Apr 13 2017
As his wife undergoes a gradual conversion to evangelical Christianity an aggressively atheistic Chicago journalist uses his investigative skills to try to disprove the Resurrection, and with it the faith.
Movie Review: 'The Boss Baby'
Mar 31 2017
This animated take on the trauma of acquiring a younger sibling can best be described as amusing but flimsy.
Movie Review: 'Beauty and the Beast'
Mar 18 2017
Disney's live-action adaptation of its beloved 1991 animated film "Beauty and the Beast" arrives in theaters amid a swirl of controversy over the updating of one of its characters into an openly gay man.
Movie Review: 'Kong: Skull Island'
Mar 16 2017
Impressive monster movie, set in 1973, in which an ensemble of scientists and soldiers travel to a previously uncharted island where they encounter an updated version of King Kong.
Movie Review: 'Logan'
Mar 08 2017
Set in the near future, director James Mangold’s action adventure poses as a redemption story for its bad-tempered protagonist.