Movies Review

Magic in the Moonlight

Review: 'Magic in the Moonlight' Is a Tired, Sometimes Funny Throwback to Pre-Woody Allen Hollywood

Colin Firth and Emma Stone give inviting performances in a film that overstays its welcome.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Jul 22, 2014
Planes: Fire & Rescue

Review: 'Planes: Fire and Rescue' Has No Real Characters or Story

DisneyToons' 'Planes' followup is severely lacking.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Jul 18, 2014
The Purge: Anarchy

Review: 'The Purge: Anarchy' Has a Lot of Ideas, But None of Them Amount to Much

We're not sure if this movie is celebrating violence or condemning it.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Jul 17, 2014
Wish I Was Here

Review: 'Wish I Was Here' Is More Concerned with How It Looks and Sounds Than What It Has to Say

Zach Braff's 'Garden State' followup is funny, but lacks anything beneath the surface.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Jul 15, 2014
Mood Indigo

Review: 'Mood Indigo' Makes Up for a Wandering Script with Bright Imagination

Michel Gondry brings yet more of his dreamy sensibilities to the screen.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Jul 14, 2014
Life Itself

Review: 'Life Itself' Is Not Just a Tribute to Roger Ebert, It's a Tribute to Movies Love

If you're doubting your life choices, watch this film.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Jul 10, 2014
Tammy, Melissa McCarthy

Review: Nobody Has Any Idea What Kind of Movie 'Tammy' Is... Including Tammy

Melissa McCarthy's film is somewhere between comedy and drama, and somewhere between good and bad.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Jul 01, 2014
Snowpiercer

Review: 'Snowpiercer' Is Remarkably Twisted, Creative, and Fun

Tilda Swinton is a highlight in the post-apocalyptic thriller.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Jun 26, 2014