- April 8, 2013
- Brain-Eating Worm Victims in Love
Shane Carruth’s Upstream Color is totally baffling. See it anyway.
- March 25, 2013
Tina Fey's Admission is disappointingly by-the-numbers.
- February 18, 2013
- Paranormal Romance, Hold the Abstinence
Beautiful Creatures has handsy teen witches but not much punch.
- December 17, 2012
- Epic Pileup
Zero Dark Thirty and The Hobbit compete for your three hours.
- November 19, 2012
Keira Knightley and Joe Wright show their work in the overstylized Anna Karenina.
- November 12, 2012
- The Spielberg Address
Lincoln preserves the union between drama and history lesson.
- November 5, 2012
- Blotto Pilot
Denzel Washington is terrific as an alcoholic aviator in Flight.
- October 29, 2012
- Lost in Reincarnation
Movie critic vs. book critic on the Wachowskis’ adaptation of Cloud Atlas.
- October 15, 2012
- Hollywood Saves
Ben Affleck mashes up political thrills with movie-business satire in Argo.
- October 1, 2012
- Pretzel Logic
The time-traveling Looper makes lots of right moves, but not much sense.