Movie Reviews

Movie Review: ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’

Grown-ups who yearn to connect with their inner 11-year-old boy are given a two-and-a-half-hour window of opportunity to do so in "Transformers: The Last Knight" (Paramount). 
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Movie review: ‘Cars 3’

In this installment of the family-friendly animated franchise, some of the anthropomorphic automobiles featured in the earlier films are joined by a fleet of new characters sure to please young viewers.
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Movie Review: ‘Wonder Woman’

The movie's fundamental values are sound, if not always clearly expressed.
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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: ‘The Dinner’

A trenchant morality tale about the nature of evil and mankind's savage underpinnings, turns out to be as infuriatingly dense and labyrinthine as Dutch author Herman Koch's 2009 novel.
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Movie Review: ‘The Promise’

Praying that God would protect Egypt from all evil, Pope Francis told the nation’s people that a world torn apart by indiscriminate violence needs courageous builders of peace, dialogue and justice.
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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: ‘Mirror Mirror’

Who's the fairest one of all? The answer may surprise you in "Mirror Mirror."
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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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Movie Review: ‘The Boss Baby’

This animated take on the trauma of acquiring a younger sibling can best be described as amusing but flimsy.
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