Equal parts short surf pic, immersive educational film and plug for the Tahitian board of tourism.
Could be a valuable teaching tool for schools and cultural centers.
A handsomely made yet oddly insubstantial film that might draw scattered arthouse auds.
Film strains itself to avoid doing anything the slightest bit innovative or clever.
An 11-year-old could see what cranky music critics had been grumbling over for years: the Grammys' tendency to ignore young popartists in favor of respected vets.
Two songs that originated on free mixtapes are contending for rap solo performance Grammy awards.
Telethon goes down as a particularly stirring and well-oiled production.
Abandons all narrative integrity to hit its church-mandated marks.
Tom Ford's film adaptation retains the tone of Christopher Isherwood's novel.
Among action helmers, "The Hurt Locker's" Kathryn Bigelow is something of a throwback.
In any film with a mystery at its center, the denouement is bound to be unsatisfying. This is true of Vegas buddy comedy "The Hangover," but only to a point.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions