‘Big Eyes’ Review: Oculus Grift
Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz give impressive performances in Tim Burton’s best film in...
‘Horrible Bosses 2′ Review: Now With More Horrible!
Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day return in a lazy comedy sequel.
‘I Am Santa Claus’ Review: Santa with Muscles
The new documentary from Mick Foley, Morgan Spurlock and Tommy Avallone belongs on the...
AFI Fest 2014 Recap
Fred Topel reviews ‘Breathe,’ ‘Eden,’ ‘Faults,’ ‘From What Is Before,’ ‘Reality,’ ‘Self-Made’ and ‘Still...
‘Mockingjay’ Review: Don’t Start the Revolution Without Memes
Callous marketing is a tool for do-gooders and fascists alike in a modern blockbuster...
‘Dumb and Dumber To’ Review: Tweedle Mean, Tweedle Dumb
The sequel to the beloved comedy has a meaner tone than the original and...
AFI Fest 2014 Review: ‘American Sniper’ Aims Too Low
The performances are good, but Clint Eastwood’s direction misses the mark.
AFI Fest 2014 Review: ‘The Gambler’ Doesn’t Play It Safe
‘The Gambler’ bets you’ll sympathize with Mark Wahlberg’s self-destructive protagonist. Then it stacks the...
AFI Fest 2014 Review: ‘Inherent Vice’ – Gravitas and Blow
Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest is a viciously funny film noir with an impeccable cast.
AFI Fest 2014 Review: ‘A Most Violent Year’
Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain star in a smartly acted crime drama that doubles...
‘The Theory of Everything’ Review: The Soporific Method
Eddie Redmayne makes for a great Stephen Hawking in a biopic that doesn’t make...
‘Why Don’t You Play in Hell?’ Review: Maybe We Should!
Yakuza gangsters make their own movie in Shion Sono’s latest work of diabolical genius.
‘Big Hero 6′ Review: The A+ Team
Disney’s animated superhero team will make you laugh, gasp, cheer and cry.
‘Before I Go to Sleep’ Review: 50 First Daze
Nicole Kidman stars in a cinematic sleeping pill shaped like a high-concept thriller.