The sequel to The Purge is a stealth video game come to life, and it sure ain’t subtle.
Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz are funny enough, but Sex Tape could use a tracking adjustment.
CGI apes overpower the humans in more ways than one in a better than expected sequel.
This week’s two new Blu-rays couldn’t be more different, but they’re both worth your time.
Scott Derrickon’s follow-up to Sinister is too clichéd to be a good cop drama and too grounded to be a good supernatural thriller.
Winter’s Tale looks amazing in high-definition. It’s too bad it sucks so ridiculously hard.
Dave Green’s found footage sci-fi film may have been made for kids, but it’s smart and dramatic enough to appeal to all ages.
Melissa McCarthy co-writes and stars in a character-driven comedy that tries too hard to play like a mainstream yuckfest.
Roman Polanski’s latest is an S&M drama that’s dense, intense and immensely well acted.
Fred Topel says Transformers: Age of Extinction is just as crazy as you’ve heard. Which makes it fun.
For better or worse, Michael Bay’s fourth Transformers is a cinematic endurance test.
Snowpiercer isn’t just a rich vs. poor fable, it’s both fun and tragic. But also a warning to everyone in the present.
Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler star in a vicious satire of shallow bourgeois rom-coms.
Fred Topel reviews Jossy’s, Land Ho, Nightingale, The Road Within, Supremacy and The Two Faces of January from LAFF 2014.
Clint Eastwood’s biopic about The Four Seasons walks like a musical, talks like a drama, and doesn’t work either way.
The cast is still great, but this sequel is unnecessary, unfunny, and unexpectedly unsettling.
Jack O’Connell and Rupert Friend star in a smart, violent, electric prison drama.
Liam Hemsworth and Teresa Palmer star in a familiar but well made quirky post-Coen Bros. comedy.
The LEGO Movie Blu-ray offers fun special features and a film that goes beyond a feature-length toy commercial and into clever commentary.
Chris Evans stars in a trainbound post-apocalyptic thriller that’s action-packed, but has some problems.