Despite solid acting and a screenplay that refuses to cater to Hollywood stereotypes, the film is at times a chore to sit through.

Run Time: 1:51
U.S. Release Date: 2015-04-24
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence)
Genre: Drama/War
Director: Russell Crowe
Cast: Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Yilmaz Erdogan, Cem Yilmaz

So jammed with subplots and secondary characters that it often feels like the Cliffs Notes version of a complex novel.

Run Time: 1:37
U.S. Release Date: 2015-04-10
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Director: Noah Baumbach
Cast: Ben Stiller, Charles Grodin, Naomi Watts, Amanda Seyfried, Adam Driver

Two movies in one: one relatable and witty, the other dry and distancing. The second undermines the first.

This is Reese Witherspoon's big Oscar push and the...

Run Time: 1:46
U.S. Release Date: 2014-10-17
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity)
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Damien Chazelle
Cast: Paul Reiser, J.K. Simmons, Miles Teller

It's a noteworthy achievement for director Damien ...

Run Time: 1:53
U.S. Release Date: 2014-09-19
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Profanity, Nudity, Drugs)
Director: Scott Frank
Cast: Liam Neeson, Dan Stevens, David Harbour, Boyd Holbrook, Adam David Thompson, Brian Bradley

Nihilistic. Grim. Humorless. Misogynistic. Those ...

Run Time: 1:55
U.S. Release Date: 2014-08-22
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: DRAMA
Director: Thomas Carter
Cast: : Jim Caviezel, Michael Chiklis, Laura Dern, Alexander Ludwig, Matthew Daddario, Clancy Brown

When the Game Stands Tall is one of those cliché-...

We live in a cynical world. A romantic fairy tale ...