— The Canyons

Maybe playing a troubled young woman wasn’t the best way for Lindsay Lohan to escape being a troubled young woman. My review of “The Canyons” for Read the review here — Europa Report

This quietly suspenseful sci-fi thriller makes extensive and effective use of the whole found-footage conceit. My review for Read the review here

What the Flick?! — The Spectacular Now

A coming-af-age charmer that’s very much worth seeking out.

What the Flick?! — 2 Guns

Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg have crazy chemistry, but it can’t drone out the din of the gunfire.

What the Flick?! — The Smurfs 2

Nic Lemire, in his infinite wisdom at not quite age 4, says “The Smurfs 2” is “horrible.” Matt, Alonso and I can’t really disagree.

What the Flick?! — The Canyons

Is “The Canyons” the train wreck you’re expecting? We try to steer you in the right direction — while still looking sexy in spiky heels — in our What the Flick?! review.