Too much is at stake, leading to formulaic plot filler and exposition that snuff out the spark of the early scenes.
Ron Howard’s adaptation retains the essential inanity of author Dan Brown’s source material.
To have the film’s youth restored in a new HD transfer is, like you at the L’Oréal counter, worth it.
Paramount’s Blu-ray has both brawn and brains, but as a reboot, Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a largely retrograde mission.
In keeping his actors on his sober-yet-buoyant plane, Kenneth Branagh presents a convincing romance that doesn’t stall the film’s brisk clip.
Now a 20-year-old antique slapped with a superfluous 3D transfer, Jurassic Park still has the power to amaze.
This is a necessary package for any fan of the franchise.
A geriatric summer adventure in which the appearance of action takes the place of the real thing.
Kingdom of the Crystal Skull may not be Raiders of the Lost Ark, but it’s hardly Spielberg and Lucas raping your childhood hero.
Ricky Gervais’s cutting bon mots and regular bouts of indignant stammering keep the film more dry and sharp than broad and squishy.
At times, the film proves that it can classically rock, and an automotive chase through and around the Yale campus has some especially ecstatic get-up-and-go.
In its own way, the film is just as stylized a take on the crime genre as something like Warren Beatty’s Dick Tracy.
Unlike most action films, Mission: Impossible’s distinct appeal operates not so much on suspense but on improbability.
Don’t know what bible-thumpers will think of the older sister’s incestuous feelings for her brother, but Zathura is still a film most families should be able to get behind.
Spielberg’s film is a disaster movie that loves the human race.