Reviews

Major Releases
Film Review: Ghost in the Shell

Film Review: Ghost in the Shell

Major, a human transformed into a robotic fighting machine, investigates the murders of the scientists who made her. Big-budget adaptation of an influential Japanese manga plays it too safe.

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Film Review: The Boss Baby

Film Review: The Boss Baby

An outlandish, overly complicated premise that’s likely to confound the kiddies while it tries hard to get laughs from their parents.

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Film Review: The Zookeeper's Wife

Film Review: The Zookeeper's Wife

With the story of Antonina Zabinski, a real-life World War II-era Polish woman who saved the lives of hundreds, Niki Caro’s gorgeous drama favors intimacy over grand moments and gracefully honors life in all forms.

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Film Review: Wilson

Film Review: Wilson

Woody Harrelson noshes on the scenery as an amiable sociopath taking a hit-and-miss stab at getting a life.

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Film Review: CHIPS

Film Review: CHIPS

California motorcycle cops break up a gang preying on armored cars. Reboot of yet another mediocre TV series provides a small amount of painless diversion.

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Specialty Releases
Film Review: The Prison

Film Review: The Prison

Disgraced cop uncovers a criminal gang in a corrupt prison. Far-fetched thriller from Korea plows familiar ground.

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Film Review: Despite the Falling Snow

Film Review: Despite the Falling Snow

Despite its best intentions, Shamim Sarif’s Cold War spy melodrama wastes star Rebecca Ferguson’s talents and charisma.

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Film Review: Here Alone

Film Review: Here Alone

Three survivors of a lethal virus form an uneasy alliance in this post-apocalyptic drama that prioritizes relationships over shocks.

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Film Review: The Blackcoat's Daughter

Film Review: The Blackcoat's Daughter

An outstanding indie horror film.

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