Rush excels in its exploration of the Hunt and Lauda relationship as well as how the iconic rivalry helped shaped each racer - both on and off the track.
There are certainly worse ways to spend two hours at the theater than by watching De Niro play an old Mobster in a self-reflexive action/comedy.
Wan's prowess as a storyteller and director in this more interesting and well-plotted second chapter may ironically end up luring in those who weren't even onboard with Insidious in the first place.
Even as the film locks into a more familiar monster-killing/CGI action-thriller, Twohy has enough smart elements in the mix that keep the film sharp.
The World's End is another worthwhile team-up from Pegg and Wright as well as a welcome addition to their cult-favorite trilogy.
A worthy buy for any fan of the material (or the characters), and a good film for even casual fans (or those curious about the potential for future live-action films) to check out.
The Wolverine ranks among the better X-Men movies - along with Bryan Singer's first two installments and Matthew Vaughn's X-Men: First Class.
Monsters University proves to be as spiritually-uplifting and pleasant as Monsters, Inc., but isn't equally strong as a creative accomplishment - and might not be as well-remembered in the long run.
Die-hard fans of Rogen, Franco and their merry band of foul-mouthed misfits will probably be more forgiving of the film's weaknesses and just relish in the sheer comedic insanity.
The Purge is an easily commendable film to those who like the short, sweet, and cathartic violent enjoyment of a solid thriller.
This film makes for pretty good popcorn entertainment - and (almost) demonstrates that Hollywood movies can still entrance, even in the age of frantic blockbusters stuffed full with hollow eye candy.
The by-the-numbers kid's movie elements (which includes an unnecessary romance subplot) prevents Epic from completely living up to its name.
At times, Fast & Furious 6 is a little unwieldy, saddled with a lot of added baggage, but it's still an extremely entertaining ride.
The Iceman is an average biopic that is elevated to something higher based solely on the strength of its star.
Iron Man 3 should provide enough fun and excitement for both Iron Man die-hards and newly acquired Avengers fans.
Mud is worthy viewing if you're looking for a wonderfully strange indie folk tale - but be ready to invest the stamina needed to pull through the slower segments.
Melodrama and predictable reveals keep the film from being the mind-bending creation that Kosinski may have envisioned, but the director still presents a captivating future with rich visuals.
Remakes don't get much better than this - in terms of revitalizing the franchise and servicing both veteran and newcomer viewers.
As a whole, this makes for an audacious, yet enthralling and even transcendent, portrait of maturity sprouting from a place of corruption and avarice.