John Podhoretz

Chris Pratt

The Big Slide

Fans aren’t exactly flocking to the cineplex

Sep 22, 2014, Vol. 20, No. 02 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Boyhood (2014)

Real Time Passing

Not so mad about the boy, but the premise is promising

Sep 1, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 47 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Lucy

Ladies Leading

Women rule Hollywood, and men are box-office poison

Aug 11, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 45 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Snowpiercer Directed by Bong Joon-ho

All Aboard

Snow, dystopia, trains, inequality. What’s not to like?

Aug 4, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 44 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Caesar: 'Ape Home.'

Monkey Business

The ‘Apes’ franchise goes unintentionally comical

Jul 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 43 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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AMC theater, La Jolla, California

The Comfort Zone

Latest trends in the modern moviegoing experience

Jul 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 42 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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The Fault in Our Stars Directed by Josh Boone

Death and the Maiden

There’s a flaw at the heart of this unpretentious tearjerker

Jun 30, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 40 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Tom Cruise

Edge of Oblivion

For Tom Cruise, from top gun to second fiddle?

Jun 23, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 39 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Seth MacFarlane

‘Saddles’ Revisited

A parody of a spoof of a well-worn formula.

Jun 16, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 38 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Emjay Anthony, Jon Favreau

Tasty Metaphor

A ‘food-cart-as-spiritual-salvation’ idea that works.

May 26, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 35 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Leslie Mann, Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton

Variation on a Theme

An old idea gets a surprisingly fresh treatment.

May 12, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 33 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Johnny Depp

Bullets Over Berkeley

Science fiction plus magic equals disaster.

May 5, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 32 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Kevin Costner

At the Meh-vies

Nice enough, and all that, but worth the trouble?

Apr 28, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 31 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Fear and Loathsome

Fear and Loathsome

The comic-book movie enters its Commie Age.

Apr 21, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 30 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe

Flood the Zone

Noah meets the Book of Enoch, rock monsters, and a ravenous Eve.

Apr 14, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 29 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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