Movie Review: 'Morgan'
Sep 08 2016
In the “humanoid made from synthetic DNA” genre, “Morgan” omits even an occasional reflection on what it means to have a human moral sense.
Movie Review: 'Ben-Hur'
Aug 18 2016
The bad news for believers is that, primarily because of a poorly written script, this “Ben-Hur” fails to convince when Wallace’s religious theme comes to the fore.
Movie Review: 'Pete’s Dragon'
Aug 11 2016
The classic boy-and-his-dog story assumes outsized proportions in “Pete’s Dragon”, a warmhearted fantasy adventure suitable for teens and their elders.
Movie Review: 'Suicide Squad"
Aug 10 2016
Initially stylish but ultimately ridiculous and chaotic, the DC comics-based adventure “Suicide Squad” (Warner Bros.) also features some dubious moral values.
Movie Review: 'Jason Bourne'
Aug 03 2016
Nearly all of the characters in "Jason Bourne" (Universal) are under surveillance, being hacked, or in the gun sight of a government assassin.
Movie Review: 'Ghostbusters'
Jul 18 2016
The plot of this 3-D “Ghostbusters” (Columbia) runs a similar course to that of its long-ago progenitor.
Movie Review: 'The Secret Life of Pets'
Jul 13 2016
Terrier Max (voice of Louis C.K.) is the pampered pooch of New York apartment dweller Katie (voice of Ellie Kemper). Max’s only complaint is that Katie’s work separates them for much of the day.