Disappointingly shallow and superficial, recreating events from an earlier era as the Hollywood of today would like them to be remembered.
Relying more on existential and philosophical issues than action or cheesy special effects, "Realife" represents true science fiction.
Although not the definitive Watergate movie, it illustrates an aspect that has not been given ample attention by filmmakers.
"American Made" is breezy and fun and makes its points without subjecting the viewer to a browbeating.
Frears hasn’t just made an historical recreation; he has made a movie containing a message with universal implications.
U.S. Release Date: 2017-09-22
MPAA Rating: "NR" (Adult Themes, Sexual Content)
Director: Valerie Muller, Angelin Preljocaj
Cast: Anastasia Shevtsova, Veronika Zhovnytska, Juliette Binoche, Aleksey Guskov, Niels Schneider, Jeremie Belingard, Miglen Mirtchev, Kseniya Kutepova
When "Polina" works, it captivates. When it doesn’t, it’s sufficiently well-made to advance the story.
At times it feels a little amateurish, especially in terms of its comedy, but there’s also a deep-rooted sense of sincerity.
The movie may be marketed to art house audiences but it has something to say to (and about) us all.
An inspirational story based on a true event with long-shot Oscar aspirations.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2017-12-12
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Director: Matthew Vaughn
Cast: Taron Egerton, Bruce Greenwood, Edward Holcroft, Jeff Bridges, Halle Berry, Channing Tatum, Pedro Pascal, Julianne Moore, Hanna Alstrom, Mark Strong, Colin Firth, Elton John
Although there are individual moments that snap, crackle, and pop, the production as a whole is bloated and at times even a little tedious.