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The Jungle Book

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Disney should celebrate the day they first teamed up with Jon Favreau as a national holiday.  

The Boss

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Melissa McCarthy slips into Martha Stewart mode in The Boss, co-written and directed by her husband Ben Falcone (Tammy). Michelle Darnell (McCarthy) might be a captain of industry, but she’s also crass and completely opportunistic, which leads to getting caught up in an insider trading deal gone wrong.   

City of Gold

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Rare indeed that a feature documentary takes as its focus the life, times and experiences of a critical force, especially within the restaurant world, but Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic Jonathan Gold does not limit himself to mere discussions about food, so why should a film about him do so?   

Hardcore Henry

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Picking up, in theory, where the 2009 sci-fi action-thriller Gamer (starring Gerard Butler) left off, screenwriter-director Ilya Naishuller (helmer of the video short Biting Elbows: Bad Motherfucker) drops viewers into the first-person perspective of Henry.  

Midnight Special

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Scale matters. Writer-director Jeff Nichols has kept close and tight reins on an outsized vision in his previous films.  

Eye in the Sky

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Director Gavin Hood (Tsotsi) sets his sights on the unnerving topicality of the war on terror in Eye in the Sky, his latest release.  

God's Not Dead 2

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
The debate about the state of spiritual affairs continues in the latest release from Harold Cronk, the helmer behind God Is Not Dead! and God’s Not Dead.   

I Saw the Light

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Up till now, talented Brit Tom Hiddleston has been known for his mischief-making turn as the trickster god Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  

Krisha

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Arriving in theaters with the eerily familiar dysfunctional family dynamic firmly in place, Krisha certainly is a difficult film to like or recommend in the traditional sense, but what writer-director Trey Edward Shults has birthed here is something that demands to be seen.   

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Zack Snyder and the DC Comics brain trust at Warner Brothers made a curious decision to downplay the idea of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.  

Fastball

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Made in association with Major League Baseball, Fastball zeroes in on the most elemental of battles waged in the arena of sports: the dynamic between a pitcher who throws a baseball as fast as humanly possible and a batter who must react almost instantaneously.   

Knight of Cups

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Terrence Malick, an iconoclastic filmmaker who began making movies in the 1970s and seemed disinterested in flooding the market, has recently made himself a fixture of sorts on the release schedule.   

The Bronze

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Feeding the celebrity beast is the theme captured in The Bronze, an indie dramedy from director Bryan Buckley (2013 Best Live Action Short Film nominee for Asad), from the poisoned pens of Winston Rauch and Melissa Rauch,  

The Divergent Series: Allegiant

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2016
I have concluded that the world of young-adult fiction follows a mind-numbing adherence to pursuing projects rooted in the tried and true, the overly familiar and the safest, least risk-averse course available.  

Miracles from Heaven

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2016
There has always been something intriguingly wholesome about Jennifer Garner, which she has never shied away from when choosing roles.