Movies With Friends — Lucy

Jen Wang is one of the smartest women I know — so who better to bring with me to see “Lucy,” a movie about the smartest woman on the planet? Jen is a fellow school mom — our sons have been classmates and buddies for the past couple years — and the co-creator of the […]

Transcendence

Warner Bros. Pictures Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, some bloody images, brief strong language and sensuality. Running time: 119 minutes. Two stars out of four. Wally Pfister has made his name as one of the top cinematographers in the industry, having worked consistently with Christopher Nolan and winning an Academy Award for Nolan’s […]

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” […]