Movie Reviews

Movie Review: Gifted

Endearing and well-acted, director Marc Webb's drama "Gifted" (Fox Searchlight) might have been a family-friendly movie.

Movie Review: Life

Loss of life is treated with an unusual degree of sober reflection in the suspenseful clash of wits and survival skills that follows.

Movie Review: Lion

The incredible true story of one orphan's 20-year odyssey to find his way back home roars to cinematic life in "Lion" (Weinstein).

Movie Review: The Founder

In chronicling the early history of McDonald's, "The Founder" (Weinstein) makes compelling food for thought, if not exactly a happy meal.

Movie Review: Patriots Day

While "Patriots Day" (Lionsgate) is an effective dramatization of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and its violent aftermath, the film is also an unsparing portrayal of those events. Thus it can only be recommended for…