“300: Rise of an Empire” revels in its ancestor’s distinctive blood-soaked glory, and therefore wins over fans thirsting to see Greece and Persia do battle again.
“Non-Stop” is a passable airplane thriller, designed to entertain while up in the air and to be forgotten once disembarking.
High on spectacle and history, but low on acting caliber and story, “Pompeii” gets trapped in its own unrelenting rain of volcanic fire.
“Winter’s Tale” sports elegant visuals and has its beautiful moments, but its thematically overstuffed romance, due in no small part to underdeveloped supernatural aspects and several cases of miscasting, falls short of a tale worth telling.
Zipping with energetic heart and undeniable fun, “The Lego Movie” is well-built entertainment for the whole family, and a dream come true for Lego fans.
“Finnigan’s War” is a reverent commemoration of the veterans of the Korean War.
Tensionless story, uninspiring lead make “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” one to skip
The wise and sweet “Her” has more than a few remarkable things to say about love and relationships in a modern world, due in no small part to Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson’s captivating performances.
Despite its greater focus on cast performances instead of plot, which can be all too noticeable, at times, “American Hustle” is a charming semi-serious, semi-funny 1970s character study in which its strength outweighs what may or may not be its weakness.