Ex Machina is memorable and downright challenging, full of sharp performances that blur the lines between humanity and programming.
by Ben Kendrick | 3 days ago28 Comments
‘Selma’ manages to beautifully articulate a pivotal moment in history – one that is hauntingly ironic in how it echoes our current times and society.
by Kofi Outlaw | 4 months ago44 Comments
Birdman provides a thought-provoking and inventive exploration of artistry, family, and the difference between power, popularity, and prestige.
by Ben Kendrick | 6 months ago175 Comments
‘Fury’ impresses as both a good piece of cinematic art – and a great piece of action-thriller filmmaking.
by Kofi Outlaw | 6 months ago60 Comments
Batman: Assault on Arkham may not be suitable for children, but for adult fans of DC animated movies it is a dirty good time.
by Kofi Outlaw | 9 months ago75 Comments
Richard Linklater’s ambitious project comes with a few hurdles that might put-off casual moviegoers who were expecting a straightforward coming-of-age tale.
by Ben Kendrick | 9 months ago51 Comments
A third installment is a must, as it (literally) looks like these Apes are only getting better (and smarter) with each new installment.
by Kofi Outlaw | 10 months ago113 Comments
All in all, Snowpiercer is definitive proof that there is a growing market for moderately-budgeted blockbuster films – that is, if you approach things from a global market perspective.
by Kofi Outlaw | 10 months ago125 Comments
How to Train Your Dragon 2 is the rare sequel that improves upon its predecessor in nearly every single way imaginable.
by Ben Kendrick | 11 months ago22 Comments
X-Men: Days of Future Past succeeds at being a thrilling and fun superhero movie, balanced by well-earned dramatic weight.
by Kofi Outlaw | 11 months ago196 Comments
Having the Wes Anderson meter cranked up to 10 in Grand Budapest Hotel makes the movie a wondrous celebration of everything that the filmmaker stands for and holds dear to his heart.
by Sandy Schaefer | 1 year ago13 Comments
The LEGO Movie is a fun adventure with heart and originality that everyone (regardless of age) should experience in full, big-screen 3D grandeur.
by Kofi Outlaw | 1 year ago76 Comments
Russell is far more interested in character than plot development, and that allows American Hustle to offer a real crowd-pleasing experience – one with profound social commentary.
by Sandy Schaefer | 1 year ago37 Comments
If you’ve ever, for a second, envisioned a career pursuing your creative interests (or worse, if you’ve actually taken that plunge), then the film will touch something deep and important inside you.
by Kofi Outlaw | 1 year ago8 Comments
Payne’s film (taken as a whole) is really an elegant work of storytelling, which manages to make a thoughtful statement about the current demographic of older Americans.
by Sandy Schaefer | 1 year ago4 Comments
Greengrass and Hanks succeed in Captain Phillips with an astute and exciting action-thriller/biopic.
by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago30 Comments
Thriller and drama enthusiasts should find plenty of powerful performances and rich story material to make Prisoners an exhilarating and penetrating theater experience.
by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago89 Comments
The Conjuring is a very satisfying horror movie outing, but when it’s done – beyond the trauma of a freaky moviegoing experience – there is little to ponder or reflect upon.
by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago70 Comments
With Jurassic Park 3D, Spielberg will once again make audiences believe (if only for a second) that dinosaurs can still rule the Earth – or at least the box office.
by Ben Kendrick | 2 years ago37 Comments
It’s easy to name ZDT as one of the best films of 2012.
by Kofi Outlaw | 2 years ago71 Comments