“Hell or High Water”

If you’re thinking that “Hell or High Water” is just another mindless good ole boys on a bank robbery spree, you’re in for a pleasant surpri…

“War Dogs”

“War Dogs” tells the cynical true story of an unscrupulous arms dealer a few years ago.


If you’re going to remake one of Hollywood’s most honored films, at least make certain the new one is something special.


Operation “Anthropoid” remains one of the great mysteries of World War II.


I can’t remember the uncertainties of coming-of-age ever reaching the screen with more insight and more power than “Indignation.”


It’s only right that a thriller about teenagers using their smart phones to live dangerously should be called “Nerve”

“Suicide Squad”

I’m afraid those misguided millennial movie-goers are attracted to another Lemon.

“Captain Fantastic”

Take my word, films depicting family togetherness can’t possibly warm your heart more deeply than “Captain Fantastic.”

“Café Society”

“Café Society” is a trip back in time to Hollywood’s golden age of the 1930s, when a naïve young man from Brooklyn came of age.

“Jason Bourne”

The latest Matt Damon adventure depends more on high speed daredevil- driving than on a well-crafted, satisfying story.

“Lights Out”

Sometimes it’s better for your nervous system to run up a sizable electric bill.


Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig and those other equal opportunity “Ghostbusters” make the after-life miserable.

“The Infiltrator”

Prepare yourself for a true life undercover thriller that will take your breath away.

“Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates”

Once you get the gist of the title, “Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates”, this racy, raunchy, rollicking sex comedy leaves nothing to the imagin…

“Our Kind of Traitor”

Since the collapse of the Cold War, John LeCarre espionage thrillers have turned from Soviet spying to the business of the Russian Mafia.

“The Legend of Tarzan “

It’s the unmistakable law of the jungle. Cinematic villains often outshine the bland heroes.

“The Shallows”

Just when Blake Lively thought it was safe to go surfboarding, along comes “The Shallows,” the most intense shark thriller since “Jaws.”


You’d think that by this time, movie magic would help convey the essence of what it is to be a “Genius”.