Author: Chris Lloyd

DVD Review: Sleeping with Other People

DVD Review: Sleeping with Other People

R, 101 minutes “Sleeping with Other People” never made it far past the festival circuit and a modest theatrical release, but it was probably the best romantic movie I saw this year. It’s funny,...

DVD Review: Pan

DVD Review: Pan

PG, 111 minutes File “Pan” under biggest flops of the year that deserved much better. This delightful, rousing adventure is the Peter Pan origin story, how a spirited English orphan first found his way...

Review of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

Review of Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation

PG-13, 131 minutes “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” is one of the better installments in the TV-to-cinema series centered on superspy Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise). It can’t hold a handle to the previous film, “Ghost...

Review of Ant-Man

Review of Ant-Man

PG-13, 117 minutes Just when it seemed like every super-hero in the Marvel universe had been covered, along came “Ant-Man” to prove that even little guys can get their own movie – whether the...

Review: Ricki and the Flash

Review: Ricki and the Flash

PG-13, 101 minutes If there’s nothing more exhilarating in a movie theater than finding a wonderful film where you didn’t expect, then little is more depressing than walking out let down by a movie...

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DVD review: A Cinderella exception

PG, 105 minutes Taking classic Disney cartoons and turning them into live-action picture is a recent and largely wasted effort. Most of the resulting films have been silly and swollen. (See – or rather,...

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DVD review: I Am Chris Farley

Not rated, 96 minutes If you looked at the average lifespan of “Saturday Night Live” alumni, I bet it’s shockingly low. So many talented comedic fireballs have gone to early graves – some to disease...

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DVD review: Hot Pursuit

PG-13, 87 minutes A screechy, overtly “broad” comedy – in both senses of that word – “Hot Pursuit” did a grave disservice to buddy cop movies. And films starring women. And female directors. And…...

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DVD review: Unfriended

R, 83 minutes Horror films often play the plucky underdogs in the Hollywood game, scary movies that appeal to a small but ardent fan base. Most horror flicks these days are made pretty cheaply,...