Showing posts from December, 2015

The Mops of Life: Lawrence can't be improved upon in likably messy "Joy"

Dad Wars: Ferrell and Wahlberg go to war but "Daddy's Home" loses

Sure Bet: "The Big Short" informative, enraging and darkly funny

New Generation: "Star Wars: Episode VII" far and away this year's most satisfying Big Release

Sismance: Fey and Poehler are just enough in passable "Sisters"

Damaged Goods: Sarah Silverman a knockout in unflinching "I Smile Back"

Pretty Little Liars: "Body" a tight, wicked little thriller

Pretty Boy: "The Danish Girl" impeccably made, exquisitely acted, but also a bit too perfect for full dramatic impact

Zombie-Killing Badge: Cheerfully dopey "Scouts Guide" should please juvenile minds

Marriage Can Be the Pitts: "By the Sea" flawed but intoxicating look at marital ennui