‘Compliance’ is the year’s most brutal movie-going experience by far, but those who engage the material will discover a challenging film of remarkable empathy.
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Thanks to stars Will Ferrell and Zach Galifanakis, ‘The Campaign’ certainly has its moments of hilarity. But as a satire, it falls disappointingly short
There may be no movie with higher expectations this year, but critics say it (mostly) delivers.
Crass, profane and surprisingly well-acted, ‘Ted’ is a much better movie than you might expect from the creator of ‘Family Guy’ and ‘The Cleveland Show.’
‘Seeking a Friend for the End of the World’ is a sweet little film about mortality and doesn’t try to be anything more.
‘Brave’ feels more like a Disney movie than Pixar and the blending of the two distinct styles feels schizophrenic.
“But the movie never ends, it goes on and on and on and on…”
Not even the talented actors starring in Bruce Beresford’s new film are enough to help the movie rise above its done-to-death formula.
‘Dark Shadows’ is further proof that Johnny Depp and Tim Burton need to take a break from each other.
Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest effort is a false outrage of a movie, mistaking naughty words and offensive jokes for piercing satire
Bess Krugman’s brisk, captivating ballet documentary may not have a lot of substance, but does it ever know how to amp up the stakes.
James Cameron’s ultra-popular love story is as cheesy as it’s ever been. But it’s proven to be the kind of cheese that actually ages splendidly.
Gary Ross’ wildly anticipated blockbuster is certainly engaging, but its filmmaking feels stifled by the popularity of Suzanne Collins’ beloved source material.
‘Friends with Kids’ is a well-acted and often funny and insightful movie that undoes itself with romantic comedy cliches.
The one-take gimmick may be most marketable attribute to ‘Silent House,’ but Elizabeth Olsen is the true star of this minimalist thriller.
The real tragedy to this lumbering, deathly serious Space Opera is what little fun it is.
Short reviews on the Documentary Short Films that were nominated for an Oscar this year.
‘The Secret World of Arrietty’ may be a lesser effort from Studio Ghibli, but that doesn’t mean it won’t charm your socks off.
Short reviews on the Live-Action Short Films that were nominated for an Oscar this year.
Short reviews on the Animated Short Films that were nominated for an Oscar this year.