San Jose Mercury News
The Gunman (2015)
"That's a lot of back story to wade through and at times the expository world-building weighs heavy here too. But in "Insurgent," twists and developments bulk up the story and help further define the characters."
Run All Night (2015)
Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)
Kingsman: The Secret Service (2015)
Jupiter Ascending (2015)
Black Sea (2015)
A Most Violent Year (2015)
Into the Woods (2014)
"While it's true that none of the "Hobbit" films were as good as any in the "Rings" trilogy, "The Five Armies" at least comes closest to capturing Tolkein's essence. And in this instance that is good enough."
Exodus: Gods and Kings (2014)
Top Five (2014)
"Pretty-boy Tatum impresses in every way. While it might not be a stretch for the strapping actor to play an athlete, it is a revelation to see how much he physically transforms into the hulking wrestler ..."
The Theory of Everything (2014)
""The Theory of Everything" is not afraid to reveal honest, intimate and emotionally painful moments in this couple's relationship. We witness two characters who are heroic but human as they struggle to get to heart in the center of their own universes."
Big Hero 6 (2014)
The Way He Looks (2014)
Dear White People (2014)
"It will make some people squirm and might hurt some viewers' feelings, but will likely make them laugh along the way. One way or another, it's a film that will prompt plenty of conversation on the way home."
The Book of Life (2014)
The Judge (2014)
Gone Girl (2014)
The Equalizer (2014)
This Ain't No Mouse Music! (2014)
The Maze Runner (2014)
This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
"Anyone offended by graphic violence, kinky sex and eyefuls of nudity should stay away. But for those who like their fiction hard-boiled like a rock and naughty to the bone, expect to be pleased, if not thoroughly satisfied."
When The Game Stands Tall (2014)
The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Get On Up (2014)
"Taylor deserves much of the credit for capturing the magic of Brown as entertainer, but just as much credit must go to Boseman, who not only re-creates Brown's explosive stage moves, but dominates every other scene he's in."
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
Life Itself (2014)
Earth to Echo (2014)
Third Person (2014)
The Rover (2014)