Chris Klimek appears in the following:
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
"This is a squealing-tires symphony that owes more to Jacques Tati ... than to Justin Lin or Michael Bay," says critic Chris Klimek.
Saturday, June 03, 2017
As Wonder Woman makes her triumphant big-screen debut this weekend, she brings something that's been missing from years of superhero films: a memorable cue.
Saturday, May 27, 2017
The new Hulu documentary Becoming Bond is all about the man who was only James Bond once: George Lazenby.
Friday, May 26, 2017
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is almost definitely the best fourth sequel ever made to a movie based on a 50-year-old theme park ride.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
While Alien: Covenant is better than Prometheus, the last franchise entry, it still lacks the basic elements that made Alien and Aliens so widely admired.
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer star in Snatched, which has plenty of flaws, but at least offers a chance to see two very funny women with lively chemistry.
Thursday, May 04, 2017
Critic Chris Klimek says Philippe Falardeau's film about the fall and rise of Chuck "The Bayonne Bleeder" Wepner, starring Liev Schreiber, suffers from a prosaic, just-the-facts approach.
Thursday, April 20, 2017
This "agreeably amoral comic thriller" about a weapons deal gone wrong might be, according to critic Chris Klimek, "the most realistic movie gun battle ever."
Thursday, April 13, 2017
This "bloated and listless" installment of the Furious franchise stays true to the series' "chop-shop aesthetic, in the sense that its flashiest parts are all stolen," says critic Chris Klimek.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
In space, no one can hear you yawn: Technically impressive but dramatically airless, this monster flick set on the International Space Station is powered by "space-movie cliches old and new."
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, John C. Reilly, John Goodman and Samuel L. Jackson help ensure that this mediocre creature feature is "no chore to sit through," says critic Chris Klimek.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
Critic Chris Klimek says this small-scale, sun-blasted tale of an aging Wolverine's efforts to protect a young mutant "plays like the King Lear of the X-saga."
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
The actor, who died last weekend, enjoyed a long and storied career that involved some of the most memorable onscreen deaths in cinema history.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Comedian Jordan Peele's debut feature as writer/director is a blisteringly smart horror film buoyed by the "shimmering, righteous anger" of its take on race, says critic Chris Klimek.
Thursday, February 09, 2017
This kinetically shot and stylishly art-directed sequel "walks right up to the edge of parody, and then judo-throws a fool over the side," says critic Chris Klimek.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
A 49-year-old Vin Diesel returns to the hugely unlikely franchise that he and director Rob Cohen launched in 2002. Because sometimes only an "extreme-sports/black-ops squad" can save the world.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
The third collaboration between director Peter Berg and actor Mark Wahlberg offers a detail-rich and nuanced examination of the 2013 bombing and its chaotic aftermath.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Ben Affleck wrote the screenplay, directed and stars in this bloated genre exercise, which never slows down enough to pack any real emotional impact.
Thursday, December 22, 2016
The Chris Pratt/Jennifer Lawrence film about two beautiful people alone on a vast spaceship doesn't have the courage of its creepy convictions, and devolves into rote rom-com sentiment.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
A footnote in the Star Wars saga gets its own movie — a tense, grubby, effective tale of interstellar combat that skimps on the series' mythic overtones.