Movies Review

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
The November Man

Review: 'The November Man' Is Pierce Brosnan's Unremarkable Return to the Spy Game

The movie packs twists and action galore, but lacks in anything memorable.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Aug 27, 2014
Starred Up

Review: 'Starred Up' Avoids Cliche Drama With a Strong Human Story

The prison film subverts expectation with its subtle characters and story.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Aug 27, 2014
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Review: 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' Lacks in Style and Story

Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez's follow-up to 'Sin City' lacks the patience and stylistic skill of the first movie.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Aug 22, 2014
If I Stay, Chloe Grace Moretz and Jamie Blackley

Review: 'If I Stay' Is a Toxic Mixture of Painful Cliches

Chloe Moretz is fine, but the movie itself is way off base.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Aug 22, 2014
The One I Love

Review: 'The One I Love' Is a Good Idea That Doesn't Reach Its Full Potential

Mark Duplass and Elisabeth Moss star in a half-interesting thought experiment.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Aug 20, 2014
Love Is Strange

Review: 'Love Is Strange' Is a Soft and Sweet Portrait of Vulnerability

John Lithgow is masterful as the soft-spoken lead of this touching film.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Aug 20, 2014
The Giver

Review: There Is No Truth or Humanity Whatsoever to 'The Giver'

The adaptation of Lois Lowry's book lacks heart and soul.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Aug 15, 2014
Expendables 3

Review: 'The Expendables 3' Is Oddly Enjoyable Between Bouts of Mindlessness

Sylvester Stallone's third action ensemble has a lot of weird comedy to delight in.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Aug 14, 2014
What If

Review: 'What If' Is a Wonderfully Funny Old Fashioned Rom-Com

Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan are sweet, charming, and funny in this traditional love story.
By: Michael Arbeiter | Aug 07, 2014