“The Martian”

Being stranded on Mars is no laughing matter, but “The Martian” makes Matt Damon’s predicament amusing, charming and quite exciting.


The world’s most treacherous tourist attraction sends men plummeting to their deaths in this remarkably grim true story.

“The Intern”

It only happens in the movies. If you can believe millennials embracing a 70 year old widower to solve their personal and professional probl…


We’ve always known that Lilly Tomlin is a force of nature to be reckoned with.

“The Perfect Guy”

The irresistible lover in the psychological thriller “The Perfect Guy” would be the answer to every woman’s dreams, if he wasn’t such a dang…

“Black Mass”

You’ll go to see “Black Mass” for Johnny Depp’s startling transformation into Whitey Bulger. But you’ll come away more impressed with Joel E…

“The Visit”

Sending the kids off to spend the weekend with the Grandparents will never seem quite the same again after seeing “The Visit”.

“A Walk in the Woods”

Robert Redford and Nick Nolte take a delightfully funny “Walk in the Woods,” and Nolte just might walk off with an Oscar nomination.

“Mistress America”

What’s going on? In this day and age, sparkling, sophisticated comedies with slightly screwball characters are supposed to be out of style.

“The Transporter Refueled”

I’m hoping Jason Statham reconsiders and returns to star as the charismatic driver in the “Transporter” action movies.

“The Diary of a Teenage Girl”

Let me assure you, it’s only with the most tender loving and sensitive care that the very explicit “Diary of a Teenage Girl” was brought to …

“No Escape”

What could be better? Owen Wilson’s landed a new job overseas, all expenses paid. But his boss forgot to mention one thing.

“Hitman: Agent 47”

I’m always suspicious of action adventures based on a video game. But “Hitman: Agent 47” is a guilty pleasure I rather enjoyed.

“Ricki and the Flash”

Just like with every Meryl Streep movie, Streep’s performance makes “Ricki and the Flash” an even better film.

“The Man From U.N.C.L.E”

“The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” should have had more sense than inviting comparisons with the latest “Mission Impossible.”

“Irrational Man”

Woody Allen’s writing and directing have become too grouchy lately.

“The Gift”

Whoever coined the phrase, “you may be through with the past, but the past isn’t through with you”, must have inspired the excellent psychol…


Some trips just aren’t worth leaving home. I’m referring to wasting gas and the price of admission just to see “Vacation”.

“Paper Towns”

They say you never forget your first love. Unforgettable is the only way to describe Cara Delevingne’s stunning performance as Margo in “Pap…