Showing posts from February, 2015

Burn, Hollywood, Burn: "Maps to the Stars" cynically bites into Tinseltown

Dead is Always Better: "Lazarus Effect" starts well, then wastes premise

"Out of Sight"-lite: "Focus" a slick, glossy diversion that doesn't fool

Light Murder: "Wild Canaries" a spry, likable cutie of an indie

DVD/Blu-ray: Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Nate Parker sizzle in "Beyond the Lights"

Monsters Exist: Playfully creepy "Digging Up the Marrow" worth finding through the footage

Hot or Not: "The DUFF" sharper and sweeter than just another teen comedy

OK, Everybody Out: "Hot Tub Time Machine 2" drowns in its own unfunny laziness

Love's a Happy/Sad Song: Kendrick and Jordan bring the house down in less-than-moving "The Last Five Years"

Red Room Diaries: Despite appealing Dakota Johnson, "Fifty Shades of Grey" can't bring the heat