Director Jeff Tomsic’s debut feature film, Tag, is exactly the Terms of Endearment our era deserves.
The film succumbs to its main character’s didacticism: His perceived humility masks a smug, Manichean worldview.
Nonsensical characterizations abound throughout The House without ever dipping into unbridled absurdity.
Denis Villeneuve’s moving yet disappointingly cautious mind-bender is accorded a robustly beautiful transfer and surprisingly thoughtful supplements.
Its searching images counterpoint the hyper-articulate methodology of its characters’ sense of uncertainty.
With Arrival, director Denis Villeneuve communicates the wonder of a Steven Spielberg alien movie within a decidedly hard sci-fi milieu.
The fun of the action scenes exacerbates the failure of the narrative to adequately contend with its own themes.
Paramount rolls out the formal red carpet for Rogue Nation, a glamorous spy fantasy with shards of playful wit and meta derring-do.
It can’t resist winking at how this franchise manages to defy the limits of both human endurance and its superstar’s rickety public status.
Joss Whedon’s film struggles against the rigid formula that typifies the Marvel universe, but only does so up to a point.