RogerEbert.com — Kill Your Friends

“Kill Your Friends,” a dark satire of the late-’90s music industry, is amusingly slick and biting for a while. Nicholas Hoult stars as a successful and handsome but secretly homicidal A&R executive at a London record label. But comparisons to “American Psycho” are inevitable, and “Kill Your Friends” doesn’t measure up favorably. The soundtrack is […]

Mad Max: Fury Road

Warner Bros. Pictures Rated R for intense sequences of violence throughout, and for disturbing images. Running time: 120 minutes. Four stars out of four. The title of the movie is “Mad Max: Fury Road” because, in theory, its driving force is the iconic character at the center of George Miller’s groundbreaking, post-apocalyptic franchise. The actor […]

X-Men: Days of Future Past

20th Century Fox Rated PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi violence and action, some suggestive material, nudity and language. Running time: 131 minutes. Three and a half stars out of four. The “X-Men” movies are, for the most part, a giant blur for me.  I know I’ve seen them all — there’s got to be […]