No Good Deed

Sony Screen Gems Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence, terror, menace, and for language. Running time: 84 minutes. One star out of four. “Do you want me to just tell you what the twist is?” I asked my husband after going by myself to a Sunday-morning matinee of “No Good Deed.” “‘Cause you’re never gonna […]

Snowpiercer

Radius — The Weinstein Co. Rated R for violence, language and drug content. Running time: 126 minutes. Three and a half stars out of four. It’s so hard to describe how amazing “Snowpiercer” is without giving away everything that makes it amazing. I’ve actually been putting off writing about the film for that very reason, […]

What the Flick?! — The Rover

“The Rover” is a slow burn — a bleak vision of a parched, post-apocalyptic wasteland, but one with surprises and startling bursts of violence in store. Australian director David Michod’s follow-up to the great “Animal Kingdom” features a stoic Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson doing the most daring (and un-“Twilight”-like) work of his career. Matt […]

What the Flick?! — 300: Rise of a Nation

This is madness? This is … a prequel. Or sequel. Or sidebar. Or something. Alonso, Matt and I take a slo-mo stab at the follow-up to the super-stylized, ultra-violent 2006 hit.

Movies With Friends — The Act of Killing

“The Act of Killing” has inspired so much passionate praise and such emotional reactions that I knew I had to see it, and I knew it was the kind of meaty movie I’d have to talk about afterward to make sense of it all. Hence, I’m launching a new feature here at ChristyLemire.com: Movies With […]