Hotel Transylvania 2

Sony Pictures Rated PG for some scary images, action and rude humor. Running time: 89 minutes. Two and a half stars out of four. “Hotel Transylvania 2” is the greatest movie Adam Sandler and Kevin James have ever made together. I believe this is called “damning with faint praise,” given their dubious track record (“I […]

10 Worst Films of 2013

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 […]

Getaway

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 […]

What the Flick?! — Getaway

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.

Studio 11 LA — One Direction: This Is Us, Getaway, Closed Circuit

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