RogerEbert.com — Exodus: Gods and Kings

Ridley Scott’s biblical epic “Exodus: Gods and Kings” is a numbing, soulless spectacle of 3-D CGI run amok. The plagues are fun, though. My RogerEbert.com review. Read the review here

What the Flick?! — Exodus: Gods and Kings

Yet another opportunity to discuss how terrible Ridley Scott’s biblical epic is.

What the Flick?! — The Boxtrolls

They’re trolls … in boxes. The painstaking stop-motion animation is impressive, but the overall tone of this family-friendly action comedy is rather grim and joyless. There’s a grotesquery to the characters and settings that can be darkly amusing at times but eventually feels smothering. We’re all kinda scattered on this one.

RogerEbert.com — War Story

Catherine Keener stars as a photographer shattered by her experience in Libya in “War Story.” Director and co-writer Mark Jackson’s drama is minimalist to the point of being stultifying, and it squanders Keener’s considerable earthy appeal in a dour role. My RogerEbert.com review. Read the review here

Under the Skin

A24 Films R for graphic nudity, sexual content, some violence and language. Running time: 107 minutes. Four stars out of four. If you like your movies comforting, safe and tidy — if you treasure things like catharsis and closure and enjoy having your questions answered — then you should probably look elsewhere. “Under the Skin” […]