Movies Review

Zero Theorem

Review: 'The Zero Theorem' Is Too Pleasant to Be Great Terry Gilliam

The director doesn't challenge his great imagination in this latest piece.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Sep 19, 2014
The Maze Runner

Review: 'The Maze Runner' Is All Maze, No Character

The YA adaptation amounts to a bore.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Sep 19, 2014
This Is Where I Leave You

Review: 'This Is Where I Leave You' Gets Everything Wrong, But Manages to Be Cute

Somehow, a movie this scatterbrained doesn't lack charm.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Sep 18, 2014
The Guest

Review: 'The Guest' Is a Kooky Throwback Thriller Whose Sole Intent Is to Have Fun

Dan Stevens stars as the "mysterious stranger" in this energetic, suave retro movie.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Sep 12, 2014
Whiplash

Review: 'Whiplash' Could Be One of the Great Music Movies of All Time

Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons bare bone in this rhythmic story about devoting yourself to jazz.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Sep 12, 2014
The Skeleton Twins

Review: 'The Skeleton Twins' Is a Nice Time with Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader, But Lacks Depth

The 'Saturday Night Live' costars display terrific chemistry.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Sep 12, 2014
Memphis

Review: 'Memphis' Is Beautiful to Look at, But Has Nothing Else Going for It

Director Tim Sutton has no interest in really accessing his characters or setting.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Sep 10, 2014
The Congress

Review: 'The Congress' Is a Powerful, Weird Exploration of Sadness

Robin Wright enters an animated world to discuss big, biting ideas.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Aug 29, 2014