This self-indulgent and self-congratulatory movie is pretty silly stuff, unfortunately none of that translates to funny.
The film's zaniness -- artfully restrained as it is -- proceeds from a core of dysfunction; this is a tragedy that draws comedy over itself as a sort of protective covering, much as people use humor to get through tough times.
There's a reason that the movie is still playing in in theaters across the nation at midnight.
When we look at Walken's Brad Sr. -- what he does, what he says, and how none of it ever seems to haunt him -- we see that there was never a soul there in the first place.
This film asks the troubling question: What if the people charged with keeping us safe are wasting time pursuing the wrong targets -- or even inventing targets to chase?
How could you not be impressed by Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban for standing up to their repressive policies involving educating women?
The latest film from Canadian auteur Guy Maddin and co-director Evan Johnson is a wet dream for cinephiles: A hallucinatory hybrid of silent-film nostalgia and avant-garde surrealism that's unlike anything you've ever seen.
Cocky warmonger scientist Tony Stark unwittingly merges his virtual assistant Jarvis with the mind stone of Loki's potent, otherworldly sceptre in the next franchise installment.
Michael Fassbender's towering performance as the enigmatic, titular character in "Steve Jobs" is just one of many reasons why this Danny Boyle, Aaron Sorkin creation is one of most significant films of 2015.
"Magic Mike XXL" is to be applauded for its refreshing diversity casting and for setting aside typical male-movie machismo for fun, whimsy and a little somethin'-somethin'.