Movie review: 'Gone Girl'
David Fincher's film version of the Gillian Flynn bestseller "Gone Girl" is a stealthy, snake-like achievement. It's everything the book was and more — more, certainly, in its sinister, brackish atmosphere dominated by mustard-yellow fluorescence, designed to make you squint, recoil and...
Dracula Untold Movie Review - 'Dracula Untold' is Dracula Defanged
The film wrestles with a pretty intriguing idea: the morality of monstrous acts in times of great desperation. Or at least, that’s the idea in theory. In practice, the film just isn’t equipped to explore the complexities of that theme. In its stead, it presents a rather bland, bloodless narrative that turns genocide into an act of heroism.
'The Guest' review: Movie overstays its welcome
Until it becomes completely demented, "The Guest" is a perfectly respectable thriller. Even when it stops being respectable -- even when it goes off the rails and becomes ridiculous -- it's entertaining. It stars Dan Stevens, late of "Downton Abbey," but if you didn't know it, you'd never guess he was English. You would just think he's American who's out of his mind.
The Midnight Game (Movie Review)
REVIEW: Ahh, the old days. So many horror films seem to want to pay homage to the bygone era of the eighties- to revisit the schlocky, silly, exploitative expendable teen flicks that made us squeal in delight upon viewing a helpful dose of gore (or even ...
X-Men Days of Future Past Digital HD Review: Mutants Unite!
X-Men: Days of Future Past was one of our Top 17 summer movies of 2014 and you can imagine our thrill when Fox asked us to do a review of the Digital HD release of the film online, weeks before the X-Men: Days of Future Past DVD and Blu-Ray hit shelves.
Movie Review: 'Last Days In Vietnam'
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: So we tried to get into a movie the other night but couldn't get a ticket for the one we wanted. "Last Days In Vietnam" was sold out, which probably does not surprise LA Times and MORNING EDITION critic Kenneth Turan. KENNETH TURAN ...