Movie Review: This is 40
Dec 21 2012
The supposed miseries of middle age - and of marriage - are showcased in the shrill comedy “This Is 40” (Universal).
Dec 17 2012
Joseph McAleer of CNS reviews Les Miserables, with Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway.
Movie Review: Lincoln
Nov 09 2012
Daniel Day-Lewis portrays the former U.S. president in director Steven Spielberg’s historical drama “Lincoln."
Nov 03 2012
Fasten your seatbelts and prepare for a bumpy ride in "Flight" (Paramount), a morally ambiguous thriller.
Movie Review: Won’t Back Down
Sep 28 2012
NEW YORK - It may sound like a Bruce Willis action thriller, but “Won’t Back Down” (Fox) is anything but. Still, this David-vs.-Goliath story of two single mothers who join forces to save a failing public school from a wicked bureaucracy packs an emotional wallop.
Movie Review: Hotel Transylvania
Sep 28 2012
We are used to fables of humans fleeing from spooky ghouls and ghosts, but what if they were as scared of us as we are of them?
Movie Review: The Possession
Aug 31 2012
NEW YORK - Catholic exorcists get some time off with “The Possession” (Lionsgate). Since this mostly gore-free chiller’s premise rests on Jewish tales of demonic indwelling by beings called dybbuks, it’s a Hasidic student, rather than a priest, who eventually gets summoned to the rescue. And file this one under “Only in America”: said scholar - Tzadok by name - is played by Hasidic rapper and reggae singer Matisyahu.
Movie Review: The Awakening
Aug 24 2012
Things go bump in the night - and during the day - in “The Awakening” (Cohen Media Group), an old-fashioned horror movie set in a big haunted house in the remote English countryside.