Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 4:23pm
I love a good thriller. And “Prisoners” is probably the best thriller I’ve seen since “Zodiac.”
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 2:28pm
In Spanish, “camioneta” simply means “van,” but they’re more than that. So is this story of a bus’s journey and transformation.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 1:57pm
Pop culture has kept the series going for 25 years now, and “The Simpsons” shows no signs of slowing down or running out of energy or ideas.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 5:59pm
Direct and to the point, the PBS documentary “Held Hostage” presents the story of a four-day terrorist siege in Algeria with intelligence and restraint.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 5:15pm
How can a Western featuring a madam with a shooting ivory leg be as bad as critics warned? It’s not. And “The Lone Ranger,” for all its flaws, is still a fun popcorn movie.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 2:01pm
If “Splash” was the film that gave the “Bosom Buddies” star his first big movie role, “Big” was the one that showed the industry and audiences that this guy Hanks can act.
Monday, December 9, 2013 - 12:56am
"Despicable Me 2" is a delightful sequel with plenty of heart that will please young and old alike.
Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 11:31pm
Most other adventure films don’t touch this one with a ten foot pole.
Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 9:21pm
Fans of the book series might find some satisfaction in “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” but the uninitiated and those above the age of 16 will find it easy to put in the rear view mirror.
Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 11:52pm
This casual critic will tell you that “Ghost Team One” would probably serve a much better purpose as a coaster or frisbee.