With a masterful blend of comedic mayhem, witty wordplay, inventive sight gags and great use of an exotic world, this hilarious animated feature distinguishes itself with a powerful theme about questioning orthodoxy.
One man’s family tree gets a sound shaking in 'Life Itself.' By any other name, this is (or would like to be) “This Is Us, Too”—ballooned to big-screen size and sprawled out over a couple of continents and many decades. Bad move, this.
Anchored by superb turns from Keira Knightley and Dominic West, this timely and gorgeously shot account of a beloved French writer foregrounds Colette's remarkable freedom from conventional norms as she finds her artistic voice.
A preachy, perfunctory postscript to Angelina Jolie’s 2014 bombastic biopic of Louie Zamperini, an Olympic-sized survivor of World War II, emerges from the unused, generally uninteresting portion of Laura Hillenbrand’s epic best-seller.