While Magic in the Moonlight doesn’t rank as one of Woody Allen’s finer efforts, it certainly isn’t without its charms. Of course, one should keep in mind that the writer/director’s lesser films are better than the best most modern filmmakers can come up with, so in comparison to most of what’s in release now (read: “dreck”) this delightful comedy is well worth your time.
It’s been a rough year where deaths in the world of film are concerned. While we acknowledge their passing and recognize the inherent misfortune that accompanies these events, we only begin to recognize the importance of these losses, from an artistic point of view, when we see them at work.
It’s hard for me to put into words just how much Michael Dowse’s What If irritated me. Not so much like fingernails on a chalkboard, which is thankfully only a brief annoyance but more like being on an airplane, sitting in front of small child whose constant yammering and kicking of the back of your seat begins as mildly exasperating and progresses to the point where you either w
I often tell people where popular movies are concerned – “Keep your expectations low and you might end be pleasantly surprised.” Such is the case with Let’s be Cops, a goofy bromance comedy that comes off as a low-rent 21 Jump Street, yet it’s not without its charms. Much of this is due to the chemistry between its stars Jake Johnson (The New Girl