Movie Reviews

Blockers Review: The First Great Comedy of 2018

Blockers Review: The First Great Comedy of 2018

Director Kay Cannon delivers a hilarious and refreshing directorial debut with Blockers, starring John Cena and Leslie Mann.

Ryan Scott

Galveston Review: A Thrilling Powerhouse That Leaves Its Mark

Galveston Review: A Thrilling Powerhouse That Leaves Its Mark

Ben Foster and Elle Fanning give powerhouse performances that drive the thrilling drama in Galveston.

Ryan Scott

A Quiet Place Review: The Year's First Truly Scary Crowd-Pleaser

A Quiet Place Review: The Year's First Truly Scary Crowd-Pleaser

John Krasinski directs A Quiet Place as a genuinely terrifying and very satisfying, unique moviegoing experience.

Ryan Scott

Gringo Review: Charlize Theron Gets Nasty in This Fun Romp

Gringo Review: Charlize Theron Gets Nasty in This Fun Romp

A scattershot narrative is saved by the hilarious supporting cast in the action comedy Gringo, in theaters this weekend.

Julian Roman

A Wrinkle in Time Review: Disney's Latest Is a Colossal Disappointment

A Wrinkle in Time Review: Disney's Latest Is a Colossal Disappointment

Ava DuVernay's A Wrinkle in Time proves to be a sappy melodrama that is utterly devoid of any mystery or wonder.

Julian Roman

Death Wish Remake Review: Bruce Willis Serves Cold, Bloody Leftovers

Death Wish Remake Review: Bruce Willis Serves Cold, Bloody Leftovers

Eli Roth and Bruce Willis get very violent with their Death Wish remake, but fail to elevate the material or take it anyplace new.

Julian Roman

Annihilation Review: A Truly Strange and Eerie Sci-Fi Odyssey

Annihilation Review: A Truly Strange and Eerie Sci-Fi Odyssey

Annihilation is a slow crawl creep show with jolts good enough to send your popcorn airborne.

Julian Roman

Game Night Review: A Tricky, Twisted Comedy Thriller That Wins

Game Night Review: A Tricky, Twisted Comedy Thriller That Wins

Come for the comedy but stay for the surprising thrills in the intense and hilarious Game Night starring Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams.

Brian Gallagher

Red Sparrow Review: A Violent, Sexually Charged Spy Thriller

Red Sparrow Review: A Violent, Sexually Charged Spy Thriller

Red Sparrow earns its R-rating. It is easily the most graphic, sexually charged film we've seen from Jennifer Lawrence.

Julian Roman

15:17 to Paris Review: Eastwood's Real-Life Hero Tale Falls Short

15:17 to Paris Review: Eastwood's Real-Life Hero Tale Falls Short

15:17 to Paris is a film about heroism played by the actual heroes, but director Clint Eastwood's retelling of their story falls woefully flat.

Julian Roman

Black Panther Review: A Marvel Masterpiece That Transcends the Genre

Black Panther Review: A Marvel Masterpiece That Transcends the Genre

Ryan Coogler's Black Panther surpasses every expectation to become the first Marvel movie to transcend the comic genre.

Julian Roman

Peter Rabbit Review: A Delightfully Dark and Funny Bunny Tale

Peter Rabbit Review: A Delightfully Dark and Funny Bunny Tale

Beatrix Potter's classic children book Peter Rabbit is adapted with big laughs and a modern edge.

Julian Roman

Netflix's When We First Met Trailer Goes Time Traveling with Adam DeVine

Netflix's When We First Met Trailer Goes Time Traveling with Adam DeVine

Adam DeVine stars as a young man who repeatedly travels back in time to try and win over the girl of his dreams in Netflix's When We First Met

Brian Gallagher

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Review: A Bloody Steampunk Romp

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight Review: A Bloody Steampunk Romp

The Dark Knight versus Jack the Ripper in Gotham by Gaslight, the latest DC animated movie delivers R-rated steampunk thrills.

Julian Roman

Mom and Dad Review: A Hammer to the Face That Never Stops Swinging

Mom and Dad Review: A Hammer to the Face That Never Stops Swinging

Nicolas Cage really outdoes himself in the wickedly enjoyable trash masterpiece Mom and Dad.

B. Alan Orange

Den of Thieves Review: Gerard Butler Goes Full on Nicolas Cage

Den of Thieves Review: Gerard Butler Goes Full on Nicolas Cage

Gerard Butler headlines the sometimes ridiculous but surprisingly effective heist movie Den of Thieves, which is no classic but provides some fun.

Ryan Scott

Death Cure Review: The Maze Runner Finale We Needed

Death Cure Review: The Maze Runner Finale We Needed

Dylan O'Brien leads a thundering conclusion to The Maze Runner trilogy with the action packed Death Cure.

Julian Roman

The Commuter Review: Liam Neeson Gets Taken on a Crazy Train Ride

The Commuter Review: Liam Neeson Gets Taken on a Crazy Train Ride

Director Jaume Collet-Serra and Liam Neeson team up for a fourth and very fun time in the action/thriller The Commuter.

Ryan Scott

Hostiles Review: Christian Bale Takes on the Savage West

Hostiles Review: Christian Bale Takes on the Savage West

A bleak and merciless portrayal of the old west, Hostiles is well-made but suffers from whitewashing.

Julian Roman

Molly's Game Review #2: This High Stakes Drama Is a Safe Bet

Molly's Game Review #2: This High Stakes Drama Is a Safe Bet

Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba help Aaron Sorkin make the successful leap from screenwriter to director with Molly's Game.

Ryan Scott

Molly's Game Review: Jessica Chastain Is Hollywood's Poker Princess

Molly's Game Review: Jessica Chastain Is Hollywood's Poker Princess

Aaron Sorkin delivers an immensely entertaining film in his first outing as director with Molly's Game, starring Jessica Chastain and

Julian Roman

Bright Review: Will Smith Delivers a Gritty Fairy Tale Smackdown

Bright Review: Will Smith Delivers a Gritty Fairy Tale Smackdown

Netflix's original holiday movie release Bright sets up a fascinating premise but plays out with far less intrigue.

Julian Roman

All the Money in the World Review: Ridley Scott Takes It to the Bank

All the Money in the World Review: Ridley Scott Takes It to the Bank

Director Ridley Scott brings us a truly remarkable movie in many ways with his Getty kidnapping drama, All the Money in the World.

Ryan Scott

Downsizing Review: Matt Damon Goes Small with Mixed Results

Downsizing Review: Matt Damon Goes Small with Mixed Results

Downsizing is an entirely original take on the less is more concept starring Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig, as a couple who shrink themselves for the better good.

Julian Roman

The Last Jedi Brings Balance to the Force

The Last Jedi Brings Balance to the Force

The Force Awakens spun its wheels. The Last Jedi is pure Force levitation.

Ryan J. Downey

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review #2: Is It Really That Good?

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review #2: Is It Really That Good?

The latest chapter in the Skywalker saga is here, but does Star Wars: The Last Jedi live up to the hype?

Ryan Scott

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review: The Revelations Are Stunning

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Review: The Revelations Are Stunning

The Last Jedi is surprising on every level. Nothing you've seen or read even hints at what transpires, a spoiler free review.

Julian Roman

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Review: A Risque, Hilarious Adventure

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Review: A Risque, Hilarious Adventure

The sexual innuendo is the thrust of the humor, while the adventure aspect plays a distant second fiddle in the quasi-sequel Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle.

Julian Roman

Shape of Water Review: The Year's Best Girl Meets Monster Movie

Shape of Water Review: The Year's Best Girl Meets Monster Movie

Guillermo Del Toro's The Shape of Water is a fairy tale romance, monster flick, and Cold War espionage thriller all rolled into one.

Julian Roman

I, Tonya Review: Margot Robbie Schemes for Oscar Gold

I, Tonya Review: Margot Robbie Schemes for Oscar Gold

I, Tonya is one of the best films of the year, with Margot Robbie and Allison Janney delivering career best performances.

Julian Roman

Take Me Review: The Perfect Post-Thanksgiving Dinner Movie

Take Me Review: The Perfect Post-Thanksgiving Dinner Movie

Taylor Schilling and Pat Healy make the perfect odd couple in a comedy thriller that will keep you guessing until the end.

Evan Jacobs

Roman J. Israel, Esq. Review: A Rare Miss for Denzel Washington

Roman J. Israel, Esq. Review: A Rare Miss for Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington's good work does not overcome the many inherent flaws in the holiday season drama Roman J. Israel, Esq..

Julian Roman

Justice League Review: It Doesn't Suck, But It's Not Great

Justice League Review: It Doesn't Suck, But It's Not Great

Strong performances by Ben Affleck and Gal Gadot make Justice League a worthwhile DCEU movie, marking a good start for this superhero team.

Julian Roman

Murder on The Orient Express Review: The Best Mustache Movie of 2017

Murder on The Orient Express Review: The Best Mustache Movie of 2017

Kenneth Branagh turns the Agatha Christie classic Murder on the Orient Express into a gorgeous and entertaining mystery.

Julian Roman

Bad Moms Christmas Review: A Raunchy Holiday Celebration

Bad Moms Christmas Review: A Raunchy Holiday Celebration

The bad grandmothers steal the show in the first of many sequels to the surprise hit comedy Bad Moms

Julian Roman

Thor Ragnarok Review #2: Marvel Hits Another Hilarious Home Run

Thor Ragnarok Review #2: Marvel Hits Another Hilarious Home Run

Chris Hemsworth delivers his best MCU performance alongside a host of intriguing new characters in the very funny and action-packed Thor: Ragnarok.

Brian Gallagher

Thor Ragnarok Review: Marvel's Latest Throws More Punchlines Than Punches

Thor Ragnarok Review: Marvel's Latest Throws More Punchlines Than Punches

The God of Thunder gets a serious reinvention in the hilarious and action-packed Thor: Ragnarok.

Julian Roman

Thank You for Your Service Review: A Devastating Account of PTSD

Thank You for Your Service Review: A Devastating Account of PTSD

Thank You for Your Service is a sobering look at the complications soldiers face when returning home for war.

Julian Roman

Geostorm Review: 4DX Is the Only Way You Should See It

Geostorm Review: 4DX Is the Only Way You Should See It

4DX turns Geostorm into a theme park ride, which may be the best way to experience this throwback to 90s disaster movies.

Julian Roman

Breathe Review: Claire Foy Shines in Uplifting Tearjerker

Breathe Review: Claire Foy Shines in Uplifting Tearjerker

Motion capture legend Andy Serkis steps behind the camera for Breathe, an uplifting true story about love conquering tragedy.

Julian Roman