Noah S. Lee

Film Review: ‘Warm Bodies’ won’t leave you cold

Film Review: ‘Warm Bodies’ won’t leave you cold

“Warm Bodies” is the new poster child for the age-old “opposites attract” proverb, bringing the walking dead and the human heart together to form a decent outcome that will surprise moviegoers expecting rejection at first sight.

Film Review: The only moral in this tale — don’t be a witch

Film Review: The only moral in this tale — don’t be a witch

“Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters” offers plenty in the way of a ridiculous fun time with its bloody action, energetic visuals and dark humor, though the end result could’ve been much tighter with improvements to its characterizations and narrative.

Review: Arnold is older but still brings the thrills

Review: Arnold is older but still brings the thrills

“The Last Stand” may be what you would expect when it comes to the formulaic acting chops, but it still delivers the goods in terms of action-packed thrills and old-fashioned Schwarzenegger bravado.

Film Review: ‘Mama’ is a terrifying tale told tenderly

Film Review: ‘Mama’ is a terrifying tale told tenderly

Pulsating with terror at every twist and tenderness at every turn, “Mama” emerges as a solid genre story that not only sends chills down your spine, but also haunts the depths of your soul.

REVIEW: ‘Gangster Squad’ aims for and hits hollow thrills

REVIEW: ‘Gangster Squad’ aims for and hits hollow thrills

“Gangster Squad” does not hide the fact that it’s designed to appeal to the crowds as a 1940s-era shoot ‘em up.

Film Review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ is a film worthy of respect

Film Review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ is a film worthy of respect

Gripping in its tense atmosphere and unyielding in its determination, “Zero Dark Thirty” is an intricately crafted, no-nonsense thriller that offers a stark depiction of our nation’s hunt for Osama bin Laden.

Film Review: ‘The Hobbit’ is start of another great adventure

Film Review: ‘The Hobbit’ is start of another great adventure

“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” neither undermines nor disgraces the legacy of “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy. Rather, it underlines the importance of that story while making it clear the new one we’re witnessing now is here to stay.

Film Review: For a romantic comedy, ‘Playing’ doesn’t score

Film Review: For a romantic comedy, ‘Playing’ doesn’t score

“Playing for Keeps” is mildly diverting in its attempt to elicit those feel-good emotions we expect to experience in a romantic comedy, but a combination of aimless storytelling and underdeveloped characters causes it to miss scoring a goal by a huge margin.

Film Review: Convoluted film should go softly away

Film Review: Convoluted film should go softly away

An excess of convoluted storyline and lack of clarity may leave audiences shaking their heads in disappointment after the final credits of “Killing Them Softly.”

Film Review: Concept of faith on the rise in ‘Guardians’

Film Review: Concept of faith on the rise in ‘Guardians’

Dazzling in its eye-popping animation and surprisingly effective in its story, “Rise of the Guardians” breathes life into the concept of faith when experiencing movie magic — something families may be able to use a lot more in this day and age.