Hollywood Reviews

Review: THE HITMAN'S WIFE'S BODYGUARD, An Incoherent, Unfunny Action-Comedy

If there was an Academy Award for Best Skincare Routine And/Or Genetics (All Ages Category), Salma Hayek undoubtedly would take the award going away. There isn't, unfortunately. Hayek, though, is practically flawless every time she makes a welcome appearance in...

Review: AWAKE, An Insomniac's Worst Nightmare to the Nth Power

Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez and Ariana Greenblatt star in a sci-fi thriller, directed by Mark Raso, debuting on Netflix.

Review: LOKI, Marvelous Mischief

Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson and Gugu Mbatha-Raw star in the Marvel action series, created by Michael Waldron, and streaming on Disney Plus.

Review: PHYSICAL, Let Me Hear Your Body Talk

Rose Byrne stars in the exceptional series, created by Annie Weisman, which will stream exclusively on Apple TV+, debuting soon.

Review: SWEET TOOTH, Fairy Tale Dystopia Delivers on Its Post-Apocalyptic Promises

We might be closer to the end than the beginning of a global pandemic, but that won’t stop the steady stream of post-apocalyptic stories set in post-pandemic worlds like Sweet Tooth, a better-than-good, possibly great comic book panel to streaming...

Blu-ray Review: EXPLORERS, Dreaming of a Better World

Ethan Hawke, River Phoenix and Jason Presson star in director Joe Dante's marvelous science-fiction adventure, now available from Shout Select.

Review: THE CONJURING: THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT, A Floundering Franchise Missing the Wan Touch

Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga reprise their roles in the horror thriller series, directed by Michael Chaves, in theaters and also streaming on HBO Max.

Review: SPIRIT UNTAMED Draws Within the Lines

Isabela Merced, Marsai Martin, Mckenna Grace, Andre Braughter, Walton Goggins, Julianne Moore and Jake Gyllenhaal lead the cast of an animated Western.

Review: A QUIET PLACE PART II, More of the Same and Different Too

Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Cillian Murphy star in a horror-thriller, written and directed by John Krasinski.

Review: CRUELLA Crushes the Competition

Emma Stone and Emma Thompson star in a fashionably smart action-comedy, directed by Craig Gillespie.

Review: LISEY'S STORY Plunges Into a Pool of Despair

Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Dane DeHaan and Joan Allen star in a limited horror series, written by Stephen King and directed by Pablo Lorrain.

Blu-ray Review: Criterion Toasts Arzner with MERRILY WE GO TO HELL

Too many of the women who made their mark in the early years of cinema have been forgotten; lost to time, lack of proper archiving, and sexism, we know at least from some sources that women contributed to vitrually all...

Review: ARMY OF THE DEAD, Bloated Run Time And Disproportionate Emotional Attachments Drag Down Snyder's Latest

Scott Ward (Dave Bautista), a decorated mercenary who now slings burgers at a greasy spoon, is approached by business magnet Bly Tanaka to do a job. Tanaka has a proposal for him, go back to Las Vegas and steal back...

Blu-ray Review: FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH Comes to Criterion

Senn Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Phoebe Cates star in a seminal teen comedy, directed by Amy Heckerling.

Review: THOSE WHO WISH ME DEAD, Angelina Jolie, Eternal Movie Star

Angelina Jolie stars in an action-thriller, directed by Taylor Sheridan, now in theaters and streaming on HBO Max in the U.S.

Review: SPIRAL, Saw Series Returns, Bores With a Middling Entry

Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson star in the horror thriller, directed by Darren Lynn Bousman.

Review: THE WOMAN IN THE WINDOW, Brief Excitement in By-The-Book Thriller

Most, if not all, of us have had to contend a lot more with the buildings in which we live: country home, city house, apartment, or otherwise, home is a place we've had to be in a lot more over...

Now Streaming: GREENLAND, Family Flees Disaster, Watch Out Bad Guys

Gerard Butler and Morena Baccarin star in a disaster thriller, directed by Ric Roman Waugh, now streaming on HBO Max.

Blu-ray Review: Criterion's Superb NIGHTMARE ALLEY

The Criterion Collection releases the original 1947 film Nightmare Alley in just over two weeks' time in North America. Directed by Edmund Goulding (Dark Victory with Bette Davis and Grand Hotel, the Academy Award winner for Best Picture in 1932), this film...

Review: JUPITER'S LEGACY, Every Superhero Wants To Rule The World

Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels and Leslie Bibb star in the action-adventure series, now streaming on Netflix.