'3 Days To Kill' Thriller Is Poorly Executed
McGinty’s 3 Days To Kill is a confused compilation of comedy and drama elements, with meager characters and an unimpressive action plot.
Remake Of 1987 Film Is 'RoboCop'-Out
The newest version of Verhoeven’s 'RoboCop' has a strong cast and visual effects, but doesn’t strive to be anything other than a modern action movie.
Feste’s Drama Rendered Insignificant With ‘Endless’ Romance Themes
Director Shana Feste missed several chances to redeem this film, leading to an unsubstantial romantic drama.
Building On Franchise's Creative Spirit, 'The Lego Movie' Entertains
Funny, sentimental, and action-packed, The Lego Movie will appeal to viewers young and old.
'Monuments Men' Has Heart, Lacks Art
George Clooney’s The Monuments Men makes light of both history and art, focusing on comedy rather than the significance of the story it tries to tell.
'Vampire Academy' Earns High Honors In Class Of Teen Drama
Vampire Academy, the latest from Mean Girls director Mark Waters, is surprisingly substantial as the newest supernatural teen drama in theaters.
Cats, Chairs, And Comedy: Sundance Shorts Showcase Variety
Four Sundance film shorts impress viewers with varied characters and exploration of genre and theme.
'Labor Day' Breaks From Commonality
Jason Reitman, director of Juno, successfully breaks into the romantic drama genre with Labor Day, as it challenges the viewer’s emotional expectations.
Hudgens Struggles To Convince In Drama 'Gimme Shelter'
Despite a compelling premise, Gimme Shelter disappoints with its dull writing and poor acting.
'Jack Ryan' Falls In The Shadows Of Its Action Film Predecessors
Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a grab bag of an action film: it contains many popular elements of the genre, but it lacks originality and tries too much.
Beattie's Adaptation Fails To Bring 'Frankenstein' To Life
Even if one attempted to emotionally invest in any of the stereotypical characters in I, Frankenstein, director Beattie gives his audience very little chance.
'Her' Is A Familiar Reflection, On Relationships And Computer Screens
Director Spike Jonze forgoes the cliches, telling an unconventional story of love that's strikingly honest, set in the future, but reflecting on today.
Call Of The Wild: 'Wolf Of Wall Street' Tells Untamed Tale Of Corporate Excess
Scorsese's latest chronicles the life of stock-broker-turned-con-man Jordan Belfort, documenting—and arguably glorifying—the culture of sex, drugs, alcohol surrounding high finance in the late '80s.