Tag: Rachel McAdams

Game Night Blu-ray Review

Hardcore Gamers Game Night is ridiculously smart, as much as it is ridiculous. This movie knows games. Throughout, in intense situations, characters inadvertently play variations on Operation, Guess Who, …

Doctor Strange Blu-ray Review

Strangeness Absurd but amusing. Colorful but dramatic. Flashy but controlled. Doctor Strange does a lot for the Marvel universe, bringing magic and mysticism into the ranks. It’s a wonderfully …

Doctor Strange Review

Strange Things Are Happening A visual effects masterpiece, Doctor Strange imbues M.C. Escher, magical realism, and mirrored realities in order to bring spiritual mysticism into the Marvel slate. The …

Spotlight Blu-ray Review

Well Lit All the President’s Men may retain the championship for story-of-a-story newsroom movies but Spotlight is within contention for that title. Spotlight layers itself – a film about …

Southpaw Blu-ray Review

Hitting a little to the left Mired by melodrama, Southpaw’s circumstances create Murphy’s Law: The Movie. Egregiously named Billy Hope (Jake Gyllehaal) loses everything in the course of an …

Aloha Blu-ray Review

Cameron Crowe leads Bradley Cooper and others in a romantic dud The takeaway of Aloha is contrasting elements. Below is untouched, traditional Hawaii. Above is a privatization of space …

The Vow Review

There's no honesty in The Vow, and how it purports to be based on a true story only creates a further roadblock.

Morning Glory Review

It's imperative Morning Glory carries a likeable, cute, spunky lead, because she's playing off one miserable old man.