"The Purge: Anarchy" is a political polemic disguised as a horror film. I view that as a good thing, but horror fans may not.
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" swings into theaters this week, continuing one of the most surprisingly enduring franchises in movie history.
What if I told you a movie was about four bikers who destroy a pawnshop, cause significant damage to a bar and are chased out of it by angry drinkers? Then I told you the same four bikers break into a private residence and a barn, steal two cars, crash a high school party where everyone is drinking and having sex and commit other serious crimes.
Netflix's most successful original series returned a few weeks ago for Season 2 with its dazzling array of rich characters and sardonic, femme-skewing wit.
The documentary "Ivory Tower" examines the state of higher education in the United States. And while its entry into limited release this weekend has thus far been quiet, it could end up making a lot of noise.
The most important thing to know about "The Rover" is it's an earnest, fearless attempt to explore the human soul and motion pictures as an art form.
In many ways, "22 Jump Street" is a typical comedy of the mid-teens.
"Edge of Tomorrow" is probably the most entertaining mess we'll see all year. I can't remember the last time I had so much fun watching a movie that makes so little sense.
Each year, critics and fanboys eventually start arguing over which summer blockbuster is the best of the season. It's probably too early to start that conversation, but it's unlikely any other major summer release will equal "X-Men: Days of Future Past" for screenwriting craft, characterization or complexity.
I am stunned to discover how many moviegoers are excited to see another "Godzilla" movie.
"Neighbors" is the next big comedy of the summer season and pretty much exactly what you'd expect from a movie co-starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" swung into theaters last weekend, debuting at No. 1 in box office and officially launching the summer season.
It is entirely possible we have exhausted the potential of the mainstream super-hero movie. I say "mainstream" because it will always be possible for some daring storyteller to do something that turns the genre upside down.
Spider-Man slings us into the summer season this weekend.
Director Nick Cassavetes' female-bonding, cheating-husband-punishing comedy "The Other Woman" sets a new bar for erratic storytelling.
Ever since "The Notebook" made moviegoers swoon in 2004, Nicholas Sparks' name has been synonymous with teary-eyed romance.
Fast-moving fight scenes, outrageous auto antics and a sprinkling of ridiculous one-liners make "Furious 7" a campy, crowd-pleasing escape.
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