Scott Tobias appears in the following:
Thursday, February 04, 2016
Despite the success of the book Pride And Prejudice And Zombies, the adapted film does little to successfully marry the Jane Austen classic with anything interestingly scary.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
It wants to be a Blade Runner-inflected noir, but Synchronicity does nothing with its femme fatale and is disappointingly repetitive of other, better films.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Director Michael Bay makes no effort to put history in context in dramatizing the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi; he treats it as a setting for rah-rah action.
Thursday, January 07, 2016
Sam Waterston stars in this ensemble piece that frustratingly refuses to reveal connections between its many stories until it's too late to engage viewers.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Quentin Tarantino makes a three-hour Western pastiche with help from Samuel L. Jackson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and a cast of other old and new associates.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
The British entertainer clearly wants to borrow ideas from Michael Moore's metaphorical guidebook on economic jeremiads, but he mostly manages to grab from the least interesting chapters.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
The story of the ship that inspired Moby-Dick would have been better off without relying quite so heavily on that connection and the existential questions it inspires.
Thursday, December 03, 2015
Lee adapts Aristophanes' Lysistrata into the story of a Chicago woman who pledges to withhold sex as leverage to stop violence.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
The American remake of an Argentinian Oscar winner doesn't do enough to distinguish itself from the original, though it finds a few interesting angles.
Friday, November 13, 2015
The Coopers are yet another family who've gift-wrapped their dysfunction and brought it home for Christmas.
Thursday, November 05, 2015
Drew Barrymore and Toni Collette are convincing as lifelong friends facing both good and bad together, even if the film feels ragged and too forcefully directed at times.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Director David Gordon Green's loose adaptation of a documentary about American political consultants meddling in other nations works as a comedic vehicle for Sandra Bullock, but sputters as satire.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
The live-action adaptation of Christy Marx's '80s cartoon staple wants desperately to appeal to teenagers who live online, but it has neither the energy nor the knowledge of the landscape to do it.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Guillermo Del Toro loads this genre piece with so much luscious visual language that its story and performers are almost superfluous.
Thursday, October 08, 2015
Do you really need to know what happened to Peter Pan before his life became magical? Pan suggests the answer is, "Not really."
Thursday, October 01, 2015
Aside from a shaky French accent from Joseph Gordon-Levitt, The Walk is pretty compelling once it actually gets to the story of a famous wire walk between the twin towers.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
A federal judge has ruled that a child's exposure to traumatic events could lead to disability. The decision allows a case against the Compton Unified School District to move forward.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Horror auteur Eli Roth tries to both tease political correctness and salute old exploitation films, but it's not always possible to thread the needle.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
The latest from director Alex Ross Perry stars Elisabeth Moss in the story of a woman who spends a very hard week in a very isolated place.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
The action comedy almost makes it through on the easy chemistry of Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart, but it loses its way in a series of pointless, unmotivated shootouts.