As a dark, moody thriller and detective yarn, you could do a lot worse than “A Walk Among the Tombstones.”
Like the family at its center, “This is Where I Leave You” is a hilarious and charmingly cluttered mess.
“The Drop” is intense, riveting, and as good a character-driven crime drama as any other released this past year.
Former 007 Pierce Brosnan makes his return to the spy thriller genre in the solid (but not spectacular) “The November Man.”
It sure looks and sounds like the original Sin City, but Sin City: A Dame to Kill For lacks the original’s punch and verve.
“Get on Up” entertains and enthralls because just like its subject, the late James Brown, it’s not afraid to break the rules.
The latest Marvel Studios comic-book-to-film extravaganza brings lots of action and laughs, and also a not-so-healthy helping of cheese. Thankfully, most of it works.
With a solid and occasionally clever script and a talented cast, this “Hercules” film is far more enjoyable than the one in theaters last January, and its worthy of your attention.
Though it has some clever moments, “And So It Goes” is neither wickedly nasty enough nor sweet and romantic enough to leave any sort of lasting impression.
Much more akin to “The Fifth Element” than it is to “La Femme Nikita” and “Leon: The Professional”, Lucy, the latest from writer/director Luc Besson, might just be his most ambitious work yet.