movie review

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
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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Bryan Cranston

Godzilla sans Giggles

‘Less is more’ works for atomic monsters, too.

Jun 2, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 36 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Pine district pictures

Girl, Uninterrupted

A landmark in cinematic self-love.

Jun 3, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 36 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Gatsby

A Greater Gatsby

This cinematic version works, old sport.

May 27, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 35 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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42

Jackie, Oh

A great story yields a not-so-great film version.

May 6, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 32 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Derek Cianfrance

Epic Lite

Impressive intentions yield less-than-impressive results

Apr 29, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 31 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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hopscotch films

Diamonds in the Rough

A sweet sideshow in South Vietnam.

Apr 15, 2013, Vol. 18, No. 29 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Paul Giamatti, Alex Shaffer

Getting to No

Why ‘Win Win’ Fails.

May 23, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 34 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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'Hanna' Rests on Ronan's Narrow Shoulders

6:00 PM, Apr 11, 2011 • By EMILY SCHULTHEIS

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Program for Love

Program for Love

It’s not the usual obstacle in the way of romance.

Mar 21, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 26 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Unit Cohesion

Unit Cohesion

How one Roman legion held together against the common enemy.

Feb 28, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 23 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Royal Fairy Tale

Royal Fairy Tale

Modern British history as the cinema likes to remember it.

Feb 7, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 20 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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True Hit

True Hit

A classic gets the Coen Brothers treatment.

Jan 17, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 17 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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