Latest Reviews

  • Poltergeist (2015)

    Poltergeist is a forgettable diversion – one that may satisfy casual viewers looking for a mildly eerie (and sometimes humorous) ghost story.

    (16) by Ben Kendrick
  • Tomorrowland

    ‘Tomorrowland’ is a fun adventure with big ideas and a lot of heart, but somehow winds up lacking in both.

    (40) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Pitch Perfect 2

    Pitch Perfect 2 will sate its target audience – though that audience may have trouble sharing the movie with casual comedy lovers.

    (31) by Ben Kendrick
  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ is a beautifully strange, violent and thrilling cinematic composition that proves George Miller is a more brilliant maestro than ever.

    (199) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Hot Pursuit

    Hot Pursuit will provide some moviegoers with a few easy laughs, but others are likely to find it just boring and unfunny.

    (12) by Sandy Schaefer
  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron

    It misses the bar of classic movie greatness but Avengers: Age of Ultron is one of the most exciting and entertaining Marvel entries.

    (363) by Ben Kendrick
  • Ex Machina

    Ex Machina is memorable and downright challenging, full of sharp performances that blur the lines between humanity and programming.

    (92) by Ben Kendrick
  • The Age of Adaline

    The Age of Adaline is a ludicrous romantic fantasy, but solid craftsmanship and good acting make it an enjoyable one too.

    (10) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Unfriended

    ‘Unfriended’ is a spooky ghost story parable that will (only) be fun for those who grew up in the era of the online social jungle.

    (45) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

    Die-hard Kevin James fans will get additional mileage from it, but Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 is a pretty easy pass for everyone else.

    (33) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Batman vs. Robin

    ‘Batman vs. Robin’ presents fans with some weighted options: improved action and thrills at the expense of even worse vocals.

    (60) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Furious 7

    Furious 7 is another solid Fast and the Furious installment – one that (flaws aside) provides a nice farewell to star Paul Walker.

    (89) by Sandy Schaefer
  • It Follows

    The film might not be as deep as it aspires to be, but It Follows is one retro horror movie that’s quite creepy and has style to spare.

    (62) by Sandy Schaefer
  • Home

    Home is a colorful and entertaining CGI adventure, but weighed down by an uneven and shallow story, falls short of animated greatness.

    (8) by Ben Kendrick
  • Get Hard

    The combined power of Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell is enough to make ‘Get Hard’s raunchy and juvenile look at prison life a whole lot of depraved fun.

    (27) by Kofi Outlaw
  • The Gunman

    Those hoping for the next ‘Taken’ will be disappointed by the slow-burn character piece that is ‘The Gunman’.

    (37) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Insurgent

    Insurgent falls short of hitting the bar set by superior YA film adaptations but is a step in the right direction for the Divergent series.

    (30) by Ben Kendrick
  • Run All Night

    ‘Run All Night’ marks a slight uptick in the stock of ‘Liam Neeson With a Gun’ action movies.

    (8) by Kofi Outlaw
  • Cinderella (2015)

    Cinderella plays it overly-safe in transitioning from cartoon-to-live-action but is sure to entertain Disney’s go-to juice box crowd.

    (38) by Ben Kendrick
  • Unfinished Business

    ‘Unfinished Business’ is a perfect storm of unfocused – mostly unfunny – mundane comedic filmmaking.

    (10) by Kofi Outlaw