Movie Reviews

Space Jam: A New Legacy

August 4, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — There’s a strained tone to “Space Jam: A New Legacy” (Warner Bros.), director Malcolm D. Lee’s sequel to the 1996 sports comedy. Whatever fun might have […]

Black Widow

July 12, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — As an addition to the Marvel Comics cinematic universe, the origin story “Black Widow” (Disney) provides the expected elements of large-scale special effects and intrepid derring-do. […]

The Boss Baby: Family Business

July 2, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — Its chaotic plot and somewhat colicky disposition may leave viewers of the sequel “The Boss Baby: Family Business” (Universal) wishing the stork had stayed home this […]

Cruella

May 27, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — Adults who want nothing more than to watch two gifted actresses camp it up will likely be satisfied with director Craig Gillespie’s glossy romp “Cruella” (Disney). […]

Wrath of Man

May 10, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — Though it comes wrapped up in a slick package, the actioner “Wrath of Man” (MGM) is, in essence, a morally crude tale of do-it-yourself justice. Since […]

The Mitchells vs. the Machines

May 6, 2021

NEW YORK (CNS) — Innovative producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the team behind 2018’s “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” unleash nothing less than a robot apocalypse in the animated comedy […]

Godzilla vs. Kong

April 6, 2021

NEW YORK — The goal of a film bearing the title “Godzilla vs. Kong” (Warner Bros.) would seem to be simple enough. Set the iconic beasts raging at each other […]

Nobody

March 31, 2021

NEW YORK  — Clever but morally misguided, “Nobody” (Universal) is a bloody action flick that’s suitable for no one. When thieves break into his suburban home, mild-mannered accountant Hutch Mansell […]

A Week Away

March 26, 2021

NEW YORK  — A musical romance with an evangelical Christian twist, “A Week Away” (Netflix) could be described as “High School Musical” meets summer camp. Written by Kali Bailey and […]

The Father

March 19, 2021

NEW YORK — “The Father” (Sony Classics) has nothing new to say about the challenges of dementia. Yet, in adapting his play with co-screenwriter Christopher Hampton, director Florian Zeller does […]

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