Movie Reviews

Standout performances and entertaining storyline make “Hustlers” a must-see 

Standout performances and entertaining storyline make “Hustlers” a must-see 

The glitz and glamour of Wall Street? Check. Simultaneously sexy and savvy women? Double check. A based-on-a-true-story drama full of twists and turns? Triple check. “Hustlers,” a film written and directed by Lorene Scafaria that opened to the public last Friday, checks all of these boxes and more, making it easy to predict that it will be a box-office smash.  

‘Brittany Runs A Marathon’: A good — but not great — run 

‘Brittany Runs A Marathon’: A good — but not great — run 

“Brittany Runs a Marathon” follows that formula to a T. The movie follows 28-year-old Brittany (Jillian Bell), a depressed millennial in New York City who is told to lose weight after a visit to the doctors. To accomplish this goal, Brittany decides to start running and eventually makes it to the New York City Marathon. 

‘Vice’: A director’s journey from SNL to political drama

‘Vice’: A director’s journey from SNL to political drama

After establishing himself through a string of popular comedy collaborations with Will Ferrell, including “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy,” “Step Brothers” and “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” Adam McKay has now shifted gears into becoming one of the most stylistically unique directors working in Hollywood today.

Paul Greengrass offers a horrifying account of the 2011 Norway attacks in ‘July 22’

Paul Greengrass offers a horrifying account of the 2011 Norway attacks in ‘July 22’

Paul Greengrass’ newest film “July 22” offers a chilling account of the deadliest terrorist attack in Norway since World War II and its painful aftermath. Right-winged extremist Anders Behring Breivik committed acts of terrorism on July 22, 2010, in defiance of the Norwegian government.