It can be useful to analyze a movie that wasn’t so great not simply from the “worth watching/not worth watching” reviewer’s standpoint, but as a storyteller and film fan who wants to figure out what worked in a movie and...
In December 2013, as an experiment, we turned over RogerEbert.com to our women writers for a week, giving them free reign to write articles and movie reviews from a female perspective. It was so successful, both in terms of articlesShow More Summary
It's a relatively quiet week with only two movies hitting the big screen. We've got something for the kids in Boss Baby and a manga-live action with Ghost in the Shell. It's gonna be a Rotten Week!
It’s been 20 years since Trainspotting made an impression on people who saw it. The band is back and it feels a lot like nothing [...] The post Review: “T2 Trainspotting” the Return Feels Timely appeared first on The Movie Blog.
"Power Rangers is emotional and resonant until it becomes a Power Rangers movie; then it becomes stupid." The post Power Rangers Review appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
If Slamma Jamma isn’t the worst movie ever made about basketball, then it’s because some of the actual hoops footage is decent, provided you ignore the fact that the crew and equipment can be seen in about a quarter of the shots. Otherwise,...Show More Summary
What Are You Watching? is a weekly space for The A.V Club’s film critics and readers to share their thoughts, observations, and opinions on movies new and old. Unlike my colleague Jesse Hassenger, who gave it a positive review in these fine digital pages, I thought Terrence Malick’s Song To Song was ass-numbing drivel. Show More Summary
PLOT: An international space station has discovered the first sign of extraterrestrial life on Mars. Too bad for them it starts growing exponentially fast and develops a taste for its human hosts. REVIEW: In the 80s, sci-fi and horror fans were treated to a countless number of ALIEN knockoffs, for better or worse. Show More Summary
This movie offers proof of life on another planet, sure, but it is also the occasion for another “Alien”-type deadly game of hide-and-seek.
Brett Ratner has spent a lot of time over the years of his career as a producer and director publicly declaring his excuses for why his movies are get such bad reviews. You’d think it would be enough to just state the obvious: They’re bad movies. Boom. Case closed. But no, Ratner has gone on […]
It’s been 24 years since “Power Rangers” last morphed on the big screen. It takes almost that long for the teens to transform in the reboot.
There’s a scene in the new Power Rangers movie in which Jason, the Red Ranger (Dacre Montgomery), tells one of his fellow Rangers that what matters isn’t the past, but what one works to make the future. It’s a perfectly admirable, earnest...Show More Summary
Star Wars spin-off Rogue One has been met with reviews, scoring 85/100 on Rotten Tomatoes, and if you want to see it again at home you can now order the movie in HD from the Windows Store. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the […]
Life falls smack into the sci-fi alien genre of movies, so it is my prediction that every single review of it will somehow lead to comparisons in particular with Ridley Scott’s Alien — especially since that sci-fi classic owns this piece of the cinematic pie with numerous sequels and yet another (Alien: Covenant) coming from the man himself in May. Show More Summary
The California Highway Patrol just got cruder.
What does it say that most movies about making contact with an alien species inevitably devolve into a bloodbath? Is that mankind’s fear of the great unknown rearing its ugly head? Or, Arrival aside, is it just more fun (and profitable) when E.T. Show More Summary
Documentary film often hopes to spark some passion in not only its audience but also its subjects. Whether it’s The Look Of Silence’s remorseless murderers being grilled by their old victim or Errol Morris’ multiple efforts to provoke...Show More Summary
This weekend brings a new big screen version of the Power Rangers to theaters, and the early reviews seem to be mixed. You’ll have to find out yourself if Lionsgate can take the multi-colored teenage superheroes and make them even more popular. Show More Summary
You buy a big new TV, the picture quality blew you away in the store, and you’re super excited to watch TV and movies on it. Then, disappointment hits — it turns out that that expensive state-of-the-art TV has horrible audio, and it’s really difficult to make out dialogue. Show More Summary
In addition to the release of reviews for the Power Rangers movie this week, it’s also been revealed that the film has become the first mainstream superhero movie to feature a main character who happens to be LGBTQ. It’s a big step for superhero cinema, but a question remains—just exactly how big is it? Read more...