The word that came to mind repeatedly while viewing Begin Again is "quaint." As in, "Aw, how quaint that Adam Levine is acting in movies now," and, "The idea of Keira Knightly being a brooding singer-songwriter is so quaint!"
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is every story.
David Wain brings his brand of off-kilter, super silly meta mockery to a more genre-specific place than usual with his spoofy romantic comedy, They Came Together.
It manages its sequelity (sequelness? sequelation?) like Muppets: Most Wanted did, banging you over the head with clever jokes about how movies are never as good the second time around.
No comedy today needs to be one hour and fifty-five minutes long.
Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore truly have something special when they step on screen together.
The new Godzilla is super old school, replete with dramatic close-up shots of the characters’ sheer awe and terror as they whisper the title of the movie.
For reasons unbeknownst to me, I had problems with both Seth Rogen and Zac Efron.
If you are a human being with a heart, or even half of one, Disneynature’s Bears will make it fill up with love and warmth and rainbows and tears of wonder.
"Darren Aronofsky’s Noah" is a pretty silly concept when you think about each part of that phrase.
The Muppet movie sequel, which isn’t really a sequel but another installment in a long line of Muppet movies, lets itself off the hook in the very beginning with a cheeky line in a song about how sequels are never quite as good as the original.
I tried, once or twice, to watch the Veronica Mars series when it aired and never got very far.
It makes even less sense than you possibly thought it could.
The Monuments Men is filled with Goodman, but that wasn’t enough for this World War II flick.
Spike Jonze’s Her is at once timely and timeless.
Do you have a dad? Does he enjoy a biscuit with his coffee and the newspaper in the morning?