FaceBook Twitter youtube

Film

No Big Bang

 

Heaven is Overrated

 

50/50 = Zero

 

Don’t Let Millennials Time Travel

 

News-sploitation

 

Confusing Hacktion

 

Yes, They Mean You

 

The Adventures of Super Vlad

 

Subversive Profundity

 

Dogged Determination

 

Headline Blues

I won’t feign objectivity. Although director Andrew Rossi’s documentary Page One may center on The New York Times’ ongoing fight for survival, it’s more than that. The film is a snapshot of the collision between new media and mainstream journalism…with the latter as the bug, and the former as the windshield. Because there’s a chance you risked smudging your fingers to read this review, you know where I stand.

I stand...


Out of the Past

The rosy-hued vision we often have of that always-intangible past is a fitting subject for Woody Allen, a director with a large segment of fans who pine for the kind of movies he made during his own vaguely defined “golden age.” His new picture, Midnight in Paris, is about a man with a similarly frustrated relationship with the present, and despite its handful of problems, it ranks among his most easily...


It’s Not Easy Seeing Green

Green Lantern courts a niche audience: insomniacs and the recently lobotomized. This will one day be recognized as “patient zero” in the disease pandemic known as “cinematic superhero fatigue.” In honor of its dogged devotion to a yawn-inspiring storytelling formula, here’s an algorithm: Four writers (Greg Berlanti, Michael Green, Marc Guggenheim and Michael Goldenberg) minus one original idea, plus one...


Committed and Curious

Last Night, the directorial debut from Massy Tadjedin, is a flawed but ambitious little drama focusing on a stylish, successful pair of New Yorkers. Joanna (Keira Knightley) and Michael (Sam Worthington) have been married for three years and have been together for longer. Despite separations due to Michael's frequent business trips, they seem happy and healthy in their relationship and comfortable in their...


Page 72 of 91 pages ‹ First  < 70 71 72 73 74 >  Last ›

 

Two Days, One Night

This harrowing, heartbreaking tale is a parable for how the poor live now.

GRADE
A-

Reader Recommends

Mr. Turner

A spectacularly crafted piece that transcends its boring genre.

GRADE
A

Kingsman: The Secret Service

A gleefully cheeky action-comedy that nearly perfectly sends up 007.

GRADE
B

On DVD: Birdman

A delirously fun satirical send up of artistic pretension. 

GRADE
B+

On DVD: The Theory of Everything

"Out of this world" performances buoy a sub-par script.

GRADE
B+

Jupiter Ascending

Gleefully stupid, gloriously silly, this is a throwback to serialized sci-fi escapism.

GRADE
A-

Zero Motivation

This Israeli comedy about military service is a mixed bag.

GRADE
C+

Project Almanac

An impossibly dumb movie about shallow morons and time travel.

GRADE
F

Sign up for GoodDealOmaha!