Topics :: action-adventure

Transcendence

By Robert Nesti | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
"Transcendence" attempts to be a sci-fi thriller and an essay on the limits of technology; but fails on both counts.

Under the Skin

By Jake Mulligan | Thursday Apr 10, 2014
Words like "experimental" and "radical" are thrown around all too often when we talk about movies. But for "Under the Skin," those phrases may be accurate.

Walking With Dinosaurs - The Movie

By JC Alvarez | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
Charming and innovative "Walking With Dinosaurs - The Movie" is a wonder to behold and is as engaging as it is educational. Something for every paleontologist in the family!

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

By Joseph Pisano | Friday Apr 4, 2014
When it comes to the big screen, the first Avenger is still the best Avenger.

Sabotage

By Charlie Nash | Friday Mar 28, 2014
David Eyer’s latest film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger is a grim, convoluted and sadistically violent slog.

The Raid 2

By Charlie Nash | Friday Mar 28, 2014
For those who can stomach its ultra-violence, "The Raid 2" is one hell of a ride.

Noah

By Kevin Taft | Friday Mar 28, 2014
Darren Aronofsky’s fascinating, ludicrous, sometimes giggle-inducing, but ultimately mind-blowing epic version of the story of "Noah" is certainly what you’d expect from him, but maybe not as full-tilt boogie as it should have been.

Divergent

By Kevin Taft | Friday Mar 21, 2014
Move over swoony vampires and murderous teenagers, there’s a new YA heroine on screen - and this one finally gets us to really care what happens to her!

Need for Speed

By Robert Nesti | Friday Mar 14, 2014
"Need for Speed" looks to be another race car franchise in the style of "Fast and Furious," but it is far more modest in its intentions and execution. Aaron Paul impresses as a brooding driver seeking revenge.

Oldboy

By Jake Mulligan | Wednesday Mar 5, 2014
This one isn’t even emblazoned with the "A Spike Lee Joint" moniker. No, this is just another "film."