To some degree, Rough Night’s attention to character detail compensates for its weaknesses as a comedy.
Maybe it’s not the worst thing in the world that Storks doesn’t take many cues from Pixar’s tear-jerking playbook.
The film follows its predecessor in being broadly concerned with comforting notions of home and family.
Craig Johnson’s film is ultimately most interested in what its jokes are implying or obscuring about the jokesters themselves.
Freed from the burden of starting anew, Muppets Most Wanted restores the Muppets’ rightful place as stars of their own show.
The film spent roughly a dozen years in development, and the moronic, corporate detritus from that long time warp is strewn about like so many improbable history lessons.
Intended, it seems, as a sharp political satire, Butter achieves something a little sloppier and harder to pin down.
On September 18, Bryan Cranston will not win his fourth trophy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Messy genre jumbling has rhyme and reason in Leaves of Grass, as it speaks directly to the film’s portrait of life’s unpredictability and uncontrollability.
The aesthetic dexterity and psychological depth of Ang Lee’s Hulk is corrupted by Marvel’s reboot of the superhero franchise.
What would Diane Arbus have made of Nicole Kidman in Fur?
Great ensemble acting highlights this Nicole Holofcener movie about mo money, mo problems.
There aren’t a lot of extras on this Unrated Director’s Cut DVD but there isn’t a single boring moment here.
This Dawn of the Dead jettisons character development in favor of quick brush strokes.