| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:37 PM
The success of the Nazi juggernaut early in World War II is the stuff of military legend. Hitler's victories were assisted by his seemingly unbreakable "Enigma" radio code. "The Imitation Game" is the true story of cracking that code to create a major...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Hollywood loves all things baseball. Disney continues the tradition with a light-hearted look at a true-life sideshow of the national pastime. The studio serves up a big fat 3-and-0 pitch down the middle of the plate in "Million Dollar Arm."
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:10 AM
Warner Bros. invested a ton of money to revitalize the aging Superman franchise. Their new effort begins with great casting. British actor Henry Cavill has the buffed body and squared-jaw good looks to be the "Man of Steel." He also projects a genuine...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 3:07 PM
In my final years in the public defender's office, identity theft became a factor for many clients wrongly accused of crimes. Someone would be arrested for a crime while possessing false identification in the client's name. After making bail, the...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:19 AM
"G.I. Joe: Retaliation" provides the expected heavy dose of testosterone-fueled action. Dwayne Johnson, Bruce Willis and Channing Tatum play the hard-charging hunks with comic book style. They are joined by hot babes Adrianne Palicki and Elodie Yung,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:43 PM
Director Roland Emmerich is the master of action movies high in calories but low in nutritional value. "Independence Day," "The Day After Tomorrow" and "2012" are among his previous credits. Great production values and cinematography are utilized only...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 7:27 PM
"Blue Valentine" is a film about a couple on the verge of a meltdown, with emotions as raw as the sexuality. The strength of this bittersweet story lies in the care and passion with which it's told.
Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling give all-stops-...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 7:15 PM
Seth MacFarlane has 10 years of sarcastic culture comedy under his belt as the creator of the animated TV series "Family Guy." The raucous laughs on that show begin where"The Simpsons" level of humor ends. His new outrageous R-rated movie clearly...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 8:36 PM
Rude, crude and rowdy, "21 Jump Street"purports to be a major Hollywood movie. But it sure looks like the kind of trash TV that Jerry Springer used to promote.
However, this convoluted cop/buddy flick does manage to create some raunchy laughs in spite of...