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Tallulah Review

Tallulah Review

RATING: (3 STARS) As I was watching Sian Heder’s Tallulah, I couldn’t shake the implausibility of…

Star Trek Beyond Review

Star Trek Beyond Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) The term “episodic” gets thrown around a lot when it comes to major…

Zootopia Review

Zootopia Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) Zootopia is a perfect 2016 movie. Sure, it depicts a bunny cop and…

Independence Day: Resurgence Review

Independence Day: Resurgence Review

RATING: (1 STAR) “We had 20 years to prepare,” reads the tag line for Independence Day:…

Finding Dory Review

Finding Dory Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) The last time Pixar produced a sequel that was a decade in the…

The Lobster Review

The Lobster Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) The Lobster is an utterly transfixing and bewildering high-concept comedy about what the…

X-Men: Apocalypse Review

X-Men: Apocalypse Review

RATING: (3 STARS) X-Men: Apocalypse works in spite of itself. Here’s a film that takes arguably…

The Nice Guys Review

The Nice Guys Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) After a delightful foray into the world of Marvel, writer-director Shane Black has…

Money Monster Review

Money Monster Review

RATING: (2 STARS) In 2011, Brett Ratner of all people made a supremely silly but surprisingly…

Captain America: Civil War Review

Captain America: Civil War Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) During the much-hyped battle between the Avengers and Friends in Captain America: Civil…

The Jungle Book (2016) Review

The Jungle Book (2016) Review

RATING: (3 STARS) The Jungle Book, as surprising as it probably seems, is one of the…

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Review

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice Review

RATING: (2 STARS) Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice is a film about and full of…

Room Review

Room Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Director Lenny Abrahamson’s Room plays like a non-science-fiction version of The Matrix. Like…

The Hateful Eight Review

The Hateful Eight Review

RATING: (4 STARS) There was some blood spilled at a Wyoming haberdashery some time after the…

The Revenant Review

The Revenant Review

RATING: (1.5 STARS) Hardship is an easy thing to depict on film, but hardship in service…

The Big Short Review

The Big Short Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Adam McKay is a tightrope walker. His latest film, The Big Short, is…