David O. Russell’s effervescent caper has a crackerjack cast, but is slightly less than the sum of its gleaming parts.
With all of the plodding exposition finally out of the way, the GO GO GO middle installment of the trilogy boasts incredible setpieces and a stunning depiction of the titular dragon.
You’d have to have a heart of ice to not love FROZEN, Disney’s best animated musical in nearly 20 years.
The steady-handed follow-up to 2012’s THE HUNGER GAMES is not only better than the first film — it’s better than the book.
Pitched as THE BIG CHILL meets BODY SNATCHERS, the triumphant conclusion of Edgar Wright’s “Cornetto Trilogy” is brilliantly conceived and surprisingly poignant.
It takes a little too long to get going, but once it does, the latest addition to the Marvel Universe is an incredible amount of fun…provided you don’t need complete understanding of the plot.
It’s not actually a Star Trek film, but it’s my favorite, and better than almost all that actually bear the name.
While extraordinarily hard on the spirit, Steve McQueen has crafted a brutal masterpiece — and the defining film about American Slavery.
Not only one of Pixar’s flat-out funniest films, MONSTERS UNIVERSITY is surprisingly moving and resonant, and shows that rumors of the legendary studio’s demise have been greatly exaggerated.
PACIFIC RIM is a film that would have melted my brain at 10, but doesn’t quite meet my expectations at 26.