ReelViews for movies starring 'Nicholas Hoult'
Suffers from a massive narrative condensation that not only mutes the film’s emotional impact but creates an erratic tone.
It may peter out on the way to an anticlimactic conclusion but it’s fun while it lasts and the three peerless female leads deserve recognition.
"Rebel in the Rye" falls into the trap that ensnares many a bio-pic: trying to present too broad a chronology in too limited a time.
More like the dramatization of an Encyclopedia Britannica entry than a fully rendered movie, "Tolkien" loses sight of the character.