Scientology epic explores human nature and our attraction to self-help systems.
A father goes to great lengths to save the lives of his two children suffering from a life-threatening disease; if only the movie were as extraordinary as the true story that inspired it.
Romeo and Juliet
It's hard to make this story a snooze-fest, but there you have it.
Pedro Almodóvar, an impeccable director of emotionally sincere films, stumbles here with a muddled, largely uninteresting story of a blind filmmaker with a painful past.
A dusty, slow, neorealistic take on fear, exhaustion, courage, and the pioneers.
A well-done but violent period piece about the wild world of backwoods bootlegging.
Dog Days of Summer
An unforgettable summer brings a young boy a memorable glimpse of hypocrisy and sin that will change him forever ... but the movie's not all that great.
In her first role since Juno, Ellen Page shuns the path of beauty pageants and tries out her grrrrrl power in quite a different arena instead: Roller derby.
The Place Beyond the Pines
The Place Beyond the Pines and Trance are two films that grapple with difficult moral dilemmas, but aren't quite up to the task.
Like watching the All-Star game: nobody cares who wins.