10 Worst Movies of 2017

The best part of being a film critic is you get to see everything. The worst part of being a film critic is … you get to see everything,¬†whether you want to or not. Earlier this week, I posted my list of the 10 best films of 2017.¬†Here are my picks for the 10 worst, […]

What the Flick?! — The Judge

This courtroom drama feels like an overlong, overstuffed adaptation of a John Grisham airport paperback from the mid-1990s. It is clearly the work of a comedy director (David Dobkin) trying desperately to do something more substantive. But it has a few moments that earn their demands to be taken seriously, particularly the heated exchanges between […]

This Is Where I Leave You

Warner Bros. Pictures Rated R for language, sexual content and some drug use. Running time: 103 minutes. One and a half stars out of four. Mawkish, self-satisfied and false, “This Is Where I Leave You” strenuously attempts to wring poignancy from its familial clashes and catharsis. More often, it’s cringe-inducing. It’s also massively frustrating as […]