Rian Johnson’s film revives the comic whodunit, a la Clue, for an era of especially heightened class consciousness.
The Last Jedi is largely content to further the themes and narrative strategies of J.J. Abrams’s predecessor.
With its Oscar clout and inevitable crowd-pleasing matched by widespread critical ire, Les Misérables is easily the year’s most divisive awards contender.
Does Looper have a prayer in the Visual Effects race, where tigers and hobbits and Avengers will be sprinting, neck-in-neck?
It’s a caper film that doesn’t generate much excitement around its capers and a comedy that would be much funnier if it paid more attention to detail or established a more personal perspective.