Unflinching intensity and heartbreak set film apart.
Solid war story is held back by its overly ambitious director.
An unsurprising plot hampers film drama.
Zac Efron’s charm struggles to redeem weak supporting roles
Colorful cast of characters provide fun theater experience.
Judy Dench and Steve Coogan have wonderful chemistry in dramatic film.
“About Time” gives a science-fiction twist on normal romantic comedies, but ultimately falls flat.
The second standalone “Thor” movie delivers the same quality action sequences seen in the first film, but lacks Marvel’s usual witty dialogue.
Based on the novel by Orson Scott Card, new movie “Ender’s Game” captures the action-packed space-age story in beautiful detail.
“12 Years a Slave,” directed by Steve McQueen, gives an unflinching look at the horrors of slavery.
“We Are What We Are,” a horror movie about a cannibal family, delivers great acting and story.
“Wadjda,” the first film completely shot in Saudi Arabia, tells the story of a girl defying gender-norms in conservative Saudi Arabia.