Without jettisoning the tropes and clichés of the disaster film genre ,"The Wave" provides a little more intelligence and drama.
Charlie Kaufman at his best and worst, but at the very least a discussion-worthy animated feature.
The story is quirky and offbeat but the dialogue and acting set Joy up as an engaging late-year repast.
"Concussion" isn’t always brilliant but it’s compelling enough that the lesser scenes are easily ignored.
Slow and dreamy but never boring - the acting is too good and the images too beguiling for that.
A solid space opera spectacle with enough nostalgia to overpower even the most hard-hearted child of the ‘70s and ‘80s but it relies a little too much on recycling old plot elements.
As a way to bridge the gap between the Thanksgiving releases and the Biggest Movie Event of 2015, it’s a solid option.
The performances, Alicia Vikander’s in particular, are where "The Danish Girl" shines.
Overplotted and at least 20 minutes too long, the film opens big, slogs through its middle act, and recovers for a rousing conclusion.
To those with even a limited exposure to Peanuts over the years, this will feel like a homecoming.