Effective as both a drama and a cautionary tale and the lessons it teaches are possibly more relevant in today’s world than they were 15 years ago.
Instead of being a song to lift the heart, "Ode to Joy" is a discordant, off-key tune that lasts too long.
Made by a movie-lover for movie-lovers. And even those who don’t qualify may still enjoy the hell out of it.
There wasn’t much to Hamlet’s Ophelia and there’s not a lot more to this production’s version of her.
It’s cheesy in the way many older films are cheesy, but the strong sense of atmosphere helps to redeem some of the dated elements.
Although the film’s heart is in the right place, there are times when it misses the mark as a fully fleshed-out biography.
U.S. Release Date: 2018-12-12
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Profanity, Sexual Content, Drugs)
Director: David Leitch
Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Fred Savage, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Zazie Beetz, Brianna Hildebrand, T.J. Miller, Karan Soni, Stefan Kapicic, Julian Dennison, Leslie Uggams
As an alternative version of "Deadpool 2", "Once Upon a Deadpool" is more unfortunate than bad.
With the exception of a few slow spots, this "Braveheart" quasi-sequel flows briskly and is one of the better “Netflix originals” the service has provided.
If there’s a reason to see the movie, it’s Redford, whose charismatic, mature presence argues that age has done nothing to diminish his ability to command the screen.