Movie Reviews

3247 Reviews Display Results per Page
Mad Men: Five Academic Theories Explaining Life at SCDP Mad Men: Five Academic Theories Explaining Life at SCDP
, April 25, 2013
Just as Mad Men charms its viewers by using sex, drugs, snappy banter and pretty people to make heavy topics (sexism, racism, dreams diffused)... More>>
Tom Cruise Can Still Be Great — Why Aren’t His Movies? Tom Cruise Can Still Be Great — Why Aren’t His Movies?
, April 25, 2013
Though he’s long been among the most recognizable celebrities in the world, Tom Cruise has always seemed vaguely irritating, like the... More>>
Watching The Client List with a Real Sex Worker Watching The Client List with a Real Sex Worker
, April 25, 2013
In The Client List, Lifetime’s pseudo-steamy take on the world of sensual massage, Jennifer Love Hewitt plays a struggling housewife who... More>>
Oblivion: A Boy and His Drone Oblivion
Tom Cruise's Oblivion is grand until it's not.
, April 18, 2013
The good news: Here's a lavish, serious science-fiction picture, one that on occasion transcends big-budget hit-making convention to glance... More>>
To the Wonder: Spinning in Place To the Wonder
Terrence Malick's gorgeous, ridiculous Wonder.
, April 18, 2013
I have rarely enjoyed watching Terrence Malick's movies. But I really wouldn't want to be him. When you're a reclusive perfectionist who has made... More>>
Django Unchained: The Most Moving Scene Quentin Tarantino Has Yet Filmed Django Unchained: The Most Moving Scene Quentin Tarantino Has Yet Filmed
Django is Like “Accidental Racist,” Except Not Godawful.
, April 18, 2013
Half a year later, now on Blu-ray and DVD, Django Unchained is still kicking up shit, this time via cross-media trickle-down. TV’s LL... More>>
How to Spot Hollywood’s Nonthreatening Black Man (NTBM) How to Spot Hollywood’s Nonthreatening Black Man (NTBM)
, April 18, 2013
Last week, America received two embarrassing reminders of its doting but asexual love for the Nonthreatening Black Man (NTBM). First,... More>>
Seven Depressing Things About Scary Movie V That Have Almost Nothing to Do with the Movie Itself Seven Depressing Things About Scary Movie V That Have Almost Nothing to Do with the Movie Itself
, April 18, 2013
Picking up a mere seven years after the previous installment, Scary Movie V features no original cast members, no Wayans brothers producing (they... More>>
The Devil’s Auteur: Rob Zombie Faces His Fans — and His Art The Devil’s Auteur: Rob Zombie Faces His Fans — and His Art
, April 18, 2013
After working a packed auditorium into a frenzy at last September’s premiere of Lords of Salem at the Toronto International Film Festival,... More>>
42: The Brooklyn Museum 42
42 almost makes a flesh-and-blood man of its hero.
, April 11, 2013
A likable hagiography as nuanced as a plaque at the Cooperstown Hall of Fame, Brian Helgeland's Jackie Robinson bio 42 finds a politic solution... More>>
The Place Beyond the Pines The Place Beyond the Pines
The year's first stab at a masterpiece.
, April 11, 2013
The Place Beyond the Pines opens with a close-up of Ryan Gosling's chiseled abdomen — surely one of the more salable quantities in movies... More>>
Roger Ebert: Why There Can Never Be Another Roger Ebert: Why There Can Never Be Another
, April 11, 2013
A common sentiment recurs through the abundance of eulogies and obituaries penned by film critics in the wake of his death late last week: Roger... More>>
Tattoo Nation: Ink Me Tattoo Nation: Ink Me
New film documents Southern California's tattoo scene, from Danny Trejo to Ed Hardy.
, April 04, 2013
Tattoo Nation documentarian Eric Schwartz isn't inked himself — "I'm nicknamed 'The Virgin,'" he admits — but when he started... More>>
Evil Dead: The Devil Wears Vomit Evil Dead: The Devil Wears Vomit
How director Fede Alvarez reimagined the classic splatterfest.
, April 04, 2013
For a guy who has spent a lot of time planning how to brutally murder people in the woods, the most shocking thing about Fede Alvarez is his... More>>
Simon Killer: Good Works Simon Killer: Good Works
Brady Corbit explains how a nice gut became Simon Killer.
, April 04, 2013
"Can you speak up a little, man? I dove off a boat yesterday, and I now have an immense amount of water in my ear!" Brady Corbet, 24, is on the... More>>
Matthew Weiner Explains Betty Draper, Mad Men's "Melancholy Dame" Matthew Weiner Explains Betty Draper, Mad Men's "Melancholy Dame"
Betty Has a Big Season Ahead of Her
, April 04, 2013
By Mad Men's fifth season, Betty Draper had walked out of our lives, and a much plumper Betty Francis had waddled in. The audience response to... More>>
Ginger & Rosa: BFFs at the End of Time Ginger & Rosa
Ginger & Rosa reveals young women — and a world — on the verge.
, April 04, 2013
Private dramas unfold against the backdrop of broader historical terrors in Sally Potter's absorbing coming-of-age drama Ginger & Rosa, set in... More>>
The Peacekeeper The Host
If you must see The Host, please bring a young man with you.
, April 04, 2013
Across America this weekend, wives and girlfriends will accompany their fellas to GI Joe: Retaliation, as boys-shooting-boys movies are... More>>
Think The Walking Dead Has a Woman Problem? Here's the Source. Think The Walking Dead Has a Woman Problem? Here's the Source.
, April 04, 2013
Four years ago, on assignment for The Comics Journal, I asked Robert Kirkman a tough question about his Walking Dead comic series, a question... More>>
A Real American Miracle G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Could a G.I. Joe movie actually almost be good?
, April 04, 2013
What must Bruce Willis have felt when he discovered that his seven or so minutes of G.I. Joe: Retaliation screen time offer much more agreeable... More>>
Wrong Makes a Right Wrong
The delicious absurdity of Quentin Dupieux's Wrong.
, March 28, 2013
If real life were like Wrong, Quentin Dupieux's sweetly unnerving experiment in ambient fucked-uppedness, your phone would ring before you've... More>>
G.I. Joe: Retaliation’s a Battle of Dumb Pleasures Versus Your Higher Brain Function G.I. Joe: Retaliation
, March 28, 2013
What must Bruce Willis have felt when he discovered that his seven or so minutes of G.I. Joe: Retaliation screen time offer much more agreeable... More>>
Admission Admission
Tina Fey's great, but Admission doesn't have the marks.
, March 21, 2013
An actress in her thirties — a woman, that is, still playing characters of babymaking age — may have it even tougher than actresses... More>>
Spring Breakers: Girls Gone Godard Spring Breakers
A thrilling corruption of the Disney princess set.
, March 21, 2013
"All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun" goes Jean-Luc Godard's quip. Add to that a few more girls and their bikinis and you have the... More>>
Gimme the Loot: NYCDIY Gimme the Loot
The sweet small pleasures of Gimme the Loot.
, March 21, 2013
A big winner at last year's SXSW, Gimme the Loot is a pocket-size Bronx indie with the wispiest of narrative ideas: A couple of teen graffiti... More>>
<< Previous Page | 1 | ... | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | ... | 100 | ... | 130 | Next Page >> Display Results per Page

Now Showing

Find capsule reviews, showtimes & tickets for all films in town.

Houston Concert Tickets

Box Office Report

Loading...