In “Monster Hunt,” the protagonists are greenish ogres with mushy hearts — not surprisingly, since this jolly live-action/animated Chinese period fantasy is helmed by Raman Hui, the Hong Kong-born…
Midway through "Vacation," the intrepid Griswold clan unwittingly take a dip in a lake filled with human excrement, which is roughly how most viewers will feel after this miserably unfunny reboot.
Essentially an 84-minute shoulder shrug captured onscreen, "Big Significant Things" is the latest American independent feature to suggest there are few things more intriguing than a young white…
Revelations are so densely packed into "10 Cent Pistol's" sometimes confusing flashback structure that they carry less punch than they ought to.
Well-crafted horror that compensates (at least to a point) for its lack of original ideas with nice atmospherics and judicious restraint.
Like sands through the hourglass, the soap-operatic thriller "Frank the Bastard" drizzles out tiny tidbits of expository information scene-by scene throughout its nearly two-hour running time, and…
The theme that runs like a quick-burning fuse through "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation" is the tricky relationship between inevitability and chance — or luck, rather, as signaled by the…
It's no ordinary case of demonic possession that rouses the attention of the Catholic Church in "The Vatican Tapes" — more like the sort of full-on egg-vomiting, eyeball-gouging spiritual meltdown…
The sins of the high-school cafeteria come home to roost in "The Gift," a coolly unsettling thriller that begins as an unironic homage to late-'80s/early-'90s yuppies-in-peril dramas.
An adorable life-sized version of Q*bert is easily the most engaging character in "Pixels," a dimwitted '80s nostalgia trip best appreciated by those who have waited years for Adam Sandler's…
An unusual, not-yet-perfected style of rotoscope animation allows two Japanese actresses to play younger, line-drawn versions of the live-action characters that made them both stars in "The Case of…