Movie Review: 'The Menu'
The characters’ eccentricities, mind games, and dark humor all come together to make “The Menu” one of the best films of the year.
Movie Review: 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever'
"I’m in no hurry to return to Wakanda after this movie."
Movie Review: 'Ticket To Paradise'
"If you need more than a gorgeous island and A-listers coasting on their effortless charm, get a Ticket to something else."
Movie Review: 'Black Adam'
"I know it would cost this movie its teenage audience to go with an R rating, but fans can sniff out a neutered R-rated property a mile away."
Movie Review: 'Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile'
“Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” is a movie that the family needs to see only if you’re low on other options, but there aren’t too many other options, so sure, go see it.
Movie Review: 'Smile'
"My mouth was in a bored frown throughout most of this movie, it wasn’t screaming or laughing and it definitely wasn’t smiling."
Movie Review: 'Don't Worry Darling'
Review: 'At first it looks promising, maybe even award-worthy. But gradually things fall apart until it’s an unsalvageable mess.'
Movie Review: 'The Woman King'
"For the first time in a long time, I heard heartfelt cheering and gasping from an audience that was invested in characters they had known for only a few minutes."
Movie Review: 'Barbarian'
"I’ve seen a lot of critical praise for 'Barbarian,' and I’m sorry to say that I just don’t get it."
Movie Review: 'The Invitation'
"I thought the villains were just into run-of-the-mill ritualistic killing, but it turns out there’s a supernatural element too."
Movie Review: 'Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero'
"There’s a lot to like about 'Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero,' even if you’re new to the series."
Movie Review: 'Nope'
“Nope” is the third horror outing for writer/director Jordan Peele. It’s a solid effort, if maybe a step down from his previous two films.
Movie Review: 'Bullet Train'
"This is a fun movie that should satisfy both action and comedy fans."
Movie Review: 'DC League Of Super-Pets'
On more than one level, “DC League of Super-Pets” falls right between “The Secret Life of Pets” and “The Lego Movie.”
Movie Review: 'Where The Crawdads Sing'
"Despite the strengths of Edgar-Jones, 'Where the Crawdads Sing' is otherwise a mess."
Movie Review: 'Thor: Love And Thunder'
"The humor can be hit-or-miss and the action is memorable only for being set to the music of Guns N’ Roses."
Movie Review: 'Minions: The Rise of Gru'
The new film takes place long before the “Despicable Me” movies, but after 2015’s “Minions.”
Movie Review: 'Elvis'
"I’ve been told that, like many biopics, this movie makes Elvis out to be a better person than he actually was."
Movie Review: 'Lightyear'
"Much like Buzz isn’t used to the new kinds of sandwiches, I’m not used to Pixar movies that are this bad."
Movie Review: 'Jurassic World Dominion'
"I’m not seeing a lot of love for Jurassic World Dominion from other critics, and I can understand why."
Movie Review: The Bob’s Burgers Movie
"This was the most fun I’d had at the movies… maybe all year."
Movie Review: 'Top Gun: Maverick'
"The likeable characters and exciting action sequences make 'Top Gun: Maverick' the epitome of a crowd-pleasing summer blockbuster."
Movie Review: 'Downton Abbey: A New Era'
"I wasn’t sure if 'Downton Abbey: A New Era' would work, and my doubts have been proven unfounded."
Movie Review: 'Firestarter'
"It's hard to think of anything positive to say about Firestarter, from the acting to the script to the action to the movie’s need to exist."