Movie Review: ‘Risen'
Feb 23 2016
Fine acting, lavish settings and the sense of humor frequently evident in Reynolds’ script all add up to an unusually effective big-screen treatment of the origins of Christianity.
Movie Review: ‘Deadpool’
Feb 18 2016
There’s punk in the fancy, cultural, Johnny Rotten sense of the term, and then there’s the plain old meaning of the word before it went all meta on us.
Movie Review: 'How to Be Single'
Feb 17 2016
There’s a disconcerting moral snag in “How to Be Single,” an otherwise appealing, if slightly raunchy, romantic comedy.
Movie Review: 'Hail, Caesar!'
Feb 11 2016
The film contains a complex treatment of religious themes, including some irreverent humor, comic references to homosexuality, as well as a couple of uses of profanity and of crass language.
Movie Review: 'The Masked Saint'
Jan 14 2016
What’s a small-town pastor to do when his crumbling church in a crime-ridden neighborhood is desperately strapped for cash? Why, become a professional wrestler by day and moonlight as a vigilante, of course!
Movie Review: 'The Revenant'
Dec 31 2015
If your idea of entertainment is watching Leonardo DiCaprio gorge on the raw liver of a freshly killed buffalo, then “The Revenant” is for you.
Movie Review: 'Concussion'
Dec 29 2015
Neither the National Football League nor the Federal Bureau of Investigation comes off particularly well in the fact-based drama “Concussion.”