Superb performances maintain suspense in hard-to-believe thriller.
Irrational characters keep romantic drama from feeling authentic.
Remake fails to reach the original’s excellence.
Toy-based comedy is a joyous film experience.
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.