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Movie Reviews Archive

May 27, 2013
Why the Whistle Blows

We Steal Secrets explains how Julian Assanges are made.

March 25, 2013

Tina Fey's Admission is disappointingly by-the-numbers.

October 29, 2012
Lost in Reincarnation

Movie critic vs. book critic on the Wachowskis’ adaptation of Cloud Atlas.

September 24, 2012
Freshman Disorientation

The Perks of Being a Wallflower nails teenage alienation.

November 5, 2012
Blotto Pilot

Denzel Washington is terrific as an alcoholic aviator in Flight.

July 16, 2012
Let Them Eat It

A real-estate billionaire and his wife get a taste of foreclosure in The Queen of Versailles.

February 18, 2013
Paranormal Romance, Hold the Abstinence

Beautiful Creatures has handsy teen witches but not much punch.

May 28, 2012
Formalist Goes to Camp

Wes Anderson returns with Moonrise Kingdom, his most stylized diorama yet.

April 9, 2012
Life Is a Cabaret

The preppy young women of Damsels in Distress think all the world needs is a few more tap shoes.

May 7, 2012
The Young and the Damned

I Wish, Girl in Progress, and a pair of other movies in which kids can’t catch a break.

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