As I'm sure you're already very aware, ex-Seaver Kirk Cameron has a new movie out called Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas. It's all about that "War on Christmas" that you hear about on Fox News every holiday season. As one would expect with a movie called Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas, it's not getting good reviews. Show More Summary
By their very nature movie sequels are designed to offer audiences more of the same with the logic being that if something worked once it will of course work again. This laziness is nowhere more apparent than with follow-ups to comedies...Show More Summary
Chemistry is always crucial, but it’s even more important in today’s high-concept comedy.
While many of the best horror movies feature threats that are metaphors for our real fears, The Babadook introduces its most scary concept long before the bogeyman of the title - a creature rese...
I used to love reading movie reviews in the local paper when I was a kid, though sometimes it puzzled me when a film was listed as "not pre-screened for critics." Generally these were B-movies that critics were prone to savaging, soShow More Summary
There’s a running gag in Horrible Bosses 2 about how Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) uses the Katy Perry song “Roar” as his ringtone, to get him pumped up about the business he’s starting with his buddies Dale (Charlie Day) and Nick (Jason Bateman). Show More Summary
Frenetic and frequently funny, Penguins Of Madagascar represents the DreamWorks Animation franchise style—which boils down to self-aware, but naïve, talking animals who learn kid-friendly life lessons—at its most palatable. Indebted more to the wackiness of old Warner Bros. Show More Summary
Parents will likely be the most grateful for “Penguins of Madagascar,” a sequel that improves on its underwhelming predecessors.
There’s an algorithm for making an Oscar-ready prestige picture — and “The Imitation Game” follows it obsessively.
It appears Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki (“Spirited Away,” “My Neighbor Totoro”) can infuse every project with magic.
"ANOTHER ME was a style over substance flick with nifty ideas and a tip-top cast. Thing is, I'm a style whore and I often forgive movies with shortcomings in their narrative if it managed to stir me with its audio and visuals. ANOTHER ME was an ideal example of that!""The Arrow reviews Another Me" Read More...
Made in 2009, The New Daughter is a movie that did not overly catch the attention of the general public upon its release, which is unfortunate, since it is skilfully made, is high on tension and atmosphere, and has a notable cast. The movie stars Kevin Costner,...
Sequels get a bad wrap. When you consider the benefits a prime iteration of a game or movie has going for it, its no wonder the follow up that lacks the initial reveal often disappoints. Luckily you don't have to worry about disappointment if you pick up 2k's XCOM: Enemy Within[$12.99]. Enemy Within has packed
I know some people are cynical enough to see Twilight and The Hunger Games and see apples and apples, but as anyone that’s taken the time to read the books that the movies are based on knows, the third Hunger Games chapter, Mockingjay, is where the Suzanne Collins creation separates itself from an comparison to […]
This post contains spoilers for Mockingjay Part 1. Most reviewers of Mockinjay Part 1, including Slate’s own Dana Stevens, have noted that the movie ends with a jarring halt. Peeta, who has been “highjacked” by the Capitol, tries to strangle Katniss, who has spent the entire movie obsessing over getting him back. Show More Summary
The last-gasp wrapping up Hello Ladies: The Move doesn't deliver on any of its potential, as I say in my video review above. Hello Ladies: The Movie airs Saturday night at 10 PM on HBO. Like the 1-hour Life's Too Short movie which aired...Show More Summary
Kirk Cameron’s Saving Christmas hasn’t been getting such great reviews, it seems. Now the former child star turned Evangelical Christian is begging his Facebook fans to rate the movie, and prove to critics that consumers can make their own choices about movies. Show More Summary
According to Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Lawrence is akin to Jesus Christ. That's mighty high praise for the star of The Hunger Games franchise. But is The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 worthy of the same praise? What are critics...Show More Summary
The new Hunger Games film might have been a pretty good war movie, if there were an actual war in it. But there’s not. Suzanne Collins’Mockingjay, the concluding novel in her Hunger Games trilogy, tells the story of an uprising by the citizens of Panem against the tyrannical President Snow. Show More Summary
PLOT: A blind Vietnam veteran moves into a retirement community is almost immediately assaulted by a werewolf. Knowing it will strike again in one month, he must prepare himself for one last battle. REVIEW: LATE PHASES introduces a few...Show More Summary