Movie Review: ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul’

Together with a noticeable lack of creative drive, writer—director David Bowers' reliance on scatological humor blights his adaptation of the eponymous novel by Jeff Kinney, the fourth installment of a screen franchise that began in 2010.
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Movie Review: ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’

Rearranging some of the traditional elements of the Arthur legend -- which may or may not be rooted in actual history -- director and co-writer Guy Ritchie comes up with a sort of "Prince and the Pauper" version of events.
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Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Sound fundamental values underlie the spirited sci-fi follow-up ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ (Disney). But thematic elements demanding discernment, together with some less than family-friendly dialogue, make this return to the stars best for grown-ups.
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Movie Review - Gifted

Movie Review: ‘Gifted’

'Gifted' examines the proper balance between cultivating youthful talent and the need for even extraordinary kids to lead a normal life.
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Movie Review: ‘The Case for Christ’

As his wife undergoes a gradual conversion to evangelical Christianity an aggressively atheistic Chicago journalist uses his investigative skills to try to disprove the Resurrection, and with it the faith.
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Movie Review: ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’

The story the film tells is undeniably inspiring. But the manner in which it’s told is dramatically thin.
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