John Ventimiglia's explosive performance as an amoral misanthrope is the primary reason to see "Ponies," and even that likely won't be enough to attract many ticketbuyers.
Without neglecting his base, Tyler Perry makes a fair bid for crossover success with another rowdy comedy constructed around his trash-talking, quick-tempered materfamilias.
Bearing all the hallmarks of a small-budget labor of love, "The Last Ride" is a leisurely paced but modestly engaging road trip that gets considerable mileage from the byplay between its two lead…
A skateboarder's determination to display thrashin' skillz is interwoven into a fable of forgiveness in "Hardflip."
Yet another selfish and success-obsessed workaholic gets a shot at redemption by mentoring needy inner-city kids in "Battlefield America," a pic so thoroughly generic as to suggest a contraption…
Despite enough good intentions to pave a four-lane highway, the ardently sincere but dramatically unfocused "For Greater Glory" plays like a multipart miniseries that has been hacked down to feature…
An earnest and involving tribute to two generations of U.S. military personnel, "Memorial Day" will work best in ancillary platforms where the stateliness of its pacing can be alleviated by judicious…
A wearyingly predictable thriller about "extreme tourists" who unwisely venture into a veritable ghost town near the site of the infamous nuclear power plant disaster.
This ponderously paced mashup of painfully sincere drama and beautifully lensed documentary won't survive very long in the theatrical wilderness.
Although it canters down a well-trod path toward a predictable finish line, "The Cup" sustains interest through the smooth efficiency of its storytelling and the engaging performances of its lead…
Pic is a charmless teen-skewing trifle stocked with trendy slanguage and social-network gimcracks.