Drama
 
Boyhood (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Boyhood (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Boyhood (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Boyhood (2014)

Boyhood, Richard Linklater’s opus shot over a 12-year period, is utterly fantastic from start to finish. It’s a delicious slice of life about a boy from ages 6 to 18, and the spinning reality that is his life —...
A Long Way Down (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
A Long Way Down (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
A Long Way Down (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: A Long Way Down (2014)

Suicide is no laughing matter. Neither is A Long Way Down, a movie that uses it as a jumping off point to bring together four people whose individual plights are supposed to draw sympathy and whose differences when combined are...

Lullaby (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Lullaby (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Lullaby (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Lullaby (2014)

The Garrett Hedlund Dilemma: How To Avoid Outlaw Clichés and Maximize Potential. Does the above text currently exist? No, not yet it doesn’t — but the world of cinema may demand it by 2015. The opening scenes of And...
Coldwater (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Coldwater (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Coldwater (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Coldwater (2013)

“We’re in the business of transformation,” says Colonel Frank Reichert shortly before proving to instead be in the business of humiliation, degradation and manipulation. Reichert is the camp director at Coldwater, a privately r...

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014)

As head ape Caesar stands atop the rubble of a symbolic tower toppled moments before in a last ditch attempt by fearful humans to wipe out his kind, human benefactor Malcolm (Jason Clarke) confronts him in a fruitless bid to st...
Jersey Boys (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Jersey Boys (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics
Jersey Boys (2014) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Jersey Boys (2014)

A movie musical based on a stage musical built on pre-existing music certainly has some of its work done for it right from the point of cinematic conception, but even with such a head start, Clint Eastwood still applies enough ...

Expecting (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Expecting (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
Expecting (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: Expecting (2013)

Although Expecting is advertised as a comedy drama, it’s undeniably much more of a drama, with the occasional laugh thrown in. This format is not necessarily problematic within itself, but when it comes packaged in such a joyfu...
The Immigrant (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
The Immigrant (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics
The Immigrant (2013) by The Critical Movie Critics

Movie Review: The Immigrant (2013)

The 1920’s were the culmination of the greatest wave of immigration in American history in which more than 25 million people arrived, mostly from Southern and Eastern Europe, to escape the aftermath of the Great War and its res...