Rather than on superpowers, FX’s ‘Legion’ focuses much more on treating (and supposedly saving) a broken man dealing with his demons, figurative and otherwise.
This is essentially a slasher movie in space. And despite its talented cast and eye-popping effects, ‘Life’ doesn’t offer much substance beneath the sizzle.
‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ isn’t a paradigm shift for a genre that could use some new ideas. But it doesn’t have to be.
Will Arnett’s performance in ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ puts him in the upper echelon of the many actors who have portrayed Batman on TV and the big screen.
While some parents still need to determine age appropriateness, it captures the essence of the original, and offers virtuous and thoughtful characters.
‘The Most Powerful Man in the World’ offers little expertise, choosing instead to cherrypick interviews and history to prove a political point.
Films shouldn’t require parents to spend more time discussing the moral implications of sub-themes than it took to watch the movie.
In a world where monsters guard against creatures that can shut down a city, there is no room to hope that mankind can end the perennial ills of the human condition.
Emma Watson’s feminism and the director’s identity politics have overshadowed ‘Beauty and the Beast’s’ inherent themes of selflessness and redemption.
When Mr. Francatelli asks Miss Skerrett to marry him, she demurs, then declines. It would be one thing if she didn’t like him, but she clearly does.
Sometimes monster movies aren’t really about the CGI monsters; they’re about the monsters creating fear in our own lives.
‘This is as funny as an autopsy. . . As graphic and as funny as I would imagine a public beheading to be.’
Is Nick Viall determined to die alone?
Keeping the focus on the action’s effects on the characters keeps characters central, giving us a human superhero story. Other Marvel movies lack this.
Showtime’s ‘Homeland’ has gone from a natural concern for protecting Americans’ safety to making apologies for America’s enemies.
‘Skull Island’ has little to offer beyond cool visuals. It is a bruising, graceless movie that reflects the worst tendencies of 2017 Hollywood.
Latest in the series of feelings versus reality matchups is the idea that the way you present yourself ought to have nothing to do with the way your ideas are perceived.
President Trump’s chief strategist and senior counselor Steve Bannon is, among other things, a successful conservative documentary filmmaker, a rare achievement.
The film proffers a bleak, hopeless world in which the only hero to be found—Wolverine—embraces endless violence, and cannot offer redemption.
Channeling a message via film is not necessarily a bad thing. But it’s bad when films wins because of their message, and not because they’re superior.
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