There is something essential missing from the film — depth, profundity, something more challenging than allegory and violence.
It’s not that 'American Assassin' is a bad movie. That’s about all that can be said for it, though.
'Whose Streets' doesn’t look away. It doesn’t flinch. It’s hard to watch at times, and that’s on purpose — this reality is anything but easy.
“Marie Curie” has a lot it wants to say about love, curiosity, science and life’s trials — but it’s so self-consciously artful that it ends up saying very little at all.
'May It last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers' is a fun, zesty and genuine documentary
The latest documentary from Errol Morris is much too long for its subject matter.
Everything about this movie is uncomfortable, unrealistic and odd; the cliché writing and sappy acting combine to create an inauthentic portrayal of the modern family.
“It” will make you jump out of your seat, there’s no doubt about it, but in between screaming you’ll likely find yourself laughing, thinking and tearing up, too.
It’s a heist movie without a single gun: simple entertainment where the audience is asked to do nothing but engage with likable people doing interesting things.
What sets “Patti Cake$” apart from other movies of its type is its heart and just how genuine it feels.