NM veterans call movie powerful, ‘spot-on’
As focused as the blurred, often random moments of unsteady steadicam shots and as coherent as co-star Wei Tang’s indecipherable Chinese accent, Michael Mann’s “Blackhat” is a classic January fire-sale thriller.
A comedy that barely flirts with funny and a grim weeper that never quite raises a tear, “Cake” has one thing going for it – Jennifer Aniston.
This is a stalker movie populated by characters who have never seen a stalker movie in their lives.
Clint Eastwood has been drawn to stories about violence and justice
Like it or not, it’s wall-to-wall superheroes, sequels and reboots in 2015, and for years to come.
“Paddington” brings children’s book hero Paddington Bear to the screen in a movie as sweet as orange marmalade, as sentimental as a stuffed toy from childhood.
“The Wedding Ringer” is “Wedding Crashers Redux,” a “Hangover Lite” that softens manic funnyman Kevin Hart’s persona into someone almost as funny, but more sentimental than abrasive.
All she wants to do is register to vote.
If “The Maltese Falcon” met “The Big Lebowski” met “Chinatown” met “The Long Goodbye” – well, first of all, that’s the beginning of a great film festival, and also you’d get “Inherent Vice.”
“The Imitation Game” finds great power in the clash of opposites, but it is dulled when the two parts come together.
What a yearning for the past we see in the work of Tim Burton.