The Shape of Water

Sally Hawkins in The Shape of Water. (AP)

This modern fairy-tale is perfect for the times we live in and it’s worth all the hype.  



2018-01-12 06:11

An impressive début for Andy Serkis as a director, Breathe is a funny, touching biopic about two quite extraordinary people. Read More »

Megan Leavey

2018-01-12 06:11

An authentic retelling of a true story, Megan Leavey is a sweet story that moves the audience without contrived emotion. Read More »


Insidious: The Last Key

2018-01-12 06:11

The Insidious franchise wraps up with a generic and irrelevant horror movie.  Read More »

Molly's Game

2018-01-05 06:54

For his directorial debut, Aaron Sorkin turns in a film that is both more enjoyable and more nuanced than its basic plot may suggest.  Read More »


The Commuter

2018-01-05 06:54

The Commuter plays to many of Liam Neeson’s strengths but fails in its execution. Read More »

Brad’s Status

2018-01-05 06:54

For the second time in as many months, Mike White strikes out with a film that is as annoying as it is, quite clearly, well-intentioned.  Read More »


Thank You for Your Service

2017-12-29 06:05

Everything about this film including the screenplay is expertly crafted and well-made. It deserves your time and attention. Read More »

Nut Job 2

2017-12-29 06:05

Nut Job 2 is a predictable, boring, unimaginative sequel that didn’t need to happen. Read More »


Father Figures

2017-12-29 06:05

Father Figures can't decide whether it's a gross-out comedy or an uplifting tale of brotherly love. Read More »

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

2017-12-22 06:59

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is no classic but it is so much better than it has any right to be that it’s easy to excuse its undeniable flimsiness or ultimately fairly small weaknesses. Read More »


The Greatest Showman

2017-12-22 06:59

Hugh Jackman's charisma can't prevent Greatest Showman from drowning in feel-good emotion and generic pop ballads. Read More »

Beatriz at Dinner

2017-12-22 06:59

Beatriz at Dinner serves a not very appetizing mix of over-egged socio-political commentary and under-cooked characterisation in a film that is significantly less than the sum of its good intentions. Read More »

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