Echoes of Woody Allen and Noah Baumbach are unmistakable in Rebecca Miller’s romantic comedy about narcissistic, intellectual New York academics falling in and out of love with each other. Writer-director Rebecca Miller’s comic dialogue sparkles, but the dramatic underpinnings don’t work quite as well. My mixed RogerEbert.com review. Read the review here
Ah, the assembly of the annual worst-films list. One of my Twitter followers asked me why I felt the need to engage in this torturous exercise. Trust me, I love movies and feel hugely privileged to be able to write about them for a living. But reflecting on the worst movies of the year along […]
Warner Bros. Pictures Rated PG-13 for intense action, violence and mayhem throughout, some rude gestures, and language. Running time: 90 minutes. One and a half stars out of four. The Summer of Ethan Hawke ends in batshit-crazy fashion with “Getaway,” an over-the-top car chase movie that drives all night but never really goes anywhere. Following […]
Ethan Hawke stars as a washed-up racecar driver and Selena Gomez plays the world’s most brilliant teenage hacker in this nutty, nonsensical, late-summer action extravaganza.
Lauren Sivan and I talk about the glossy propaganda that is the One Direction documentary and some other terrible late-August releases on Studio 11 LA. Watch the Video