movie review

Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard

Monster Mash

The dinosaur quality of a blockbuster franchise.

Jun 29, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 40 • By JOHN PODHORETZ
Melissa McCarthy

Company Gal

Not for the first time, the star outshines the movie.

Jun 22, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 39 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Blythe Danner

Blythe Spirit

The heart and soul of a late revelation.

Jun 15, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 38 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Mad Max

Max Redux

The first postapocalyptic vision remains the best.

May 25, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 35 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Marvel people

Comic Opera

When the superheroes join forces, it’s time to head for the hills.

May 18, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 34 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Ronit Elkabetz

Immovable Force

The camera as chronicler of marital deadlock.

May 11, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 33 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Liam Neeson, Joel Kinnaman

The Hit Parade

Liam Neeson in action is worth watching. But for how long?

Mar 30, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 28 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Will Smith, Margot Robbie

The Long Con

How much longer for pleasant, diversionary cinema?

Mar 16, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 26 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan

Virtue Rewarded

Including the virtue of keeping a straight face

Mar 2, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 24 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick

Movie Magic

A musical love story finds its medium

Feb 23, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 23 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova

Crime of Punishment

A grim, epic allegory of Putin’s Russia

Feb 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 21 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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American Sniper

Podcast: American Sniper a Powerful Portrayal of America at War

Hosted by Michael Graham.

2:45 PM, Jan 27, 2015 • By TWS PODCAST

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Kyle Gallner, Bradley Cooper

Ennobled, Unnerving

One man, one war, and the cost of service

Feb 2, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 20 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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The Imitation Game Directed by Morten Tyldum

Hero as Victim

Is the Alan Turing seen here the Alan Turing who was?

Jan 26, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 19 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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When a historical drama is devoid of drama

King in Stone

When a historical drama is devoid of drama

Jan 19, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 18 • By JOHN PODHORETZ

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