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Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017
A bizarrely goofy premise yields a richly human movie.
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016
The movie version remains stubbornly on the surface—a surface, moreover, that only a tiny number of people will view as intended.
Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016
Here, for the first time in ages, is proof that “thrilling” and “analytical” aren’t mutually exclusive.
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016
This paean to courage and fortitude offers an alternative to recent superhero epics.
Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016
It simulates amateurishness in the same highly professional manner as countless Blair Witch rip-offs before it.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
His wit is decidedly rusty now.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
The film was adapted from Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s book.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
A worthy, progressive thesis, but subtext elevated to text makes for tedious viewing, even when it’s gorgeous as this.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Watching it is a different sort of painful experience from watching a blatant hack job like Mortal Kombat or Silent Hill.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
If nothing else, it's endlessly creative, a quality in short supply these days.