Efficient, nasty action scenes can't overcome mostly bland characterizations and a half-baked story.
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Clowns are scary.
The 25 films we're most excited to see during the fall of 2017.
A recap of the latest and greatest on Blu-ray, including Jurassic World, Spy, Tomorrowland, Call Me Lucky, and The Larry Fessenden Collection.
A review of Cary Fukunaga's "Beasts of No Nation" from Telluride.
How we process movies in 2015; Top Ten Pixar Movies; Christopher McQuarrie on Minnelli and more; Dangers of auteur TV; Dorothy Arzner retrospective at UCLA.
Ta-Nehisi Coates writes letter to his son; Robert Frank: the man who saw America; Pizzolatto vs. Fukunaga; Scorsese on "The Third Man"; Dietrich Brüggemann on "Heil."
The best television programs of 2014.
Matthew McConaughey talks about how he is dealing with the Oscar buzz around his "Dallas Buyers Club" performance.
The Grand Poobah writes: "be there or be square...."(click to enlarge)
I told Roger it would take me 48 hours to review "Sin Nombre" and yet hours turned to days and days to months, and I still had not reviewed it. Scratch that. I did write four reviews, but not a satisfactory one. The first review was too much about my views on immigration and didn't elaborate much on the film. The second was the other way around. The third was about how the film was great based on the way it was shot. That one was too technical. The fourth review was too personal; a review should be about the
Since Moses brought the tablets down from the mountain, lists have come in tens, not that we couldn't have done with several more commandments. Who says a year has Ten Best Films, anyway? Nobody but readers, editors, and most other movie critics. There was hell to pay last year when I published my list of Twenty Best. You'd have thought I belched at a funeral. So this year I have devoutly limited myself to exactly ten films.