Stories from Movies

'London Road' spins its characters' words into song and heralds a new genre: the true-crime avant-garde musical.
The emotional core of the film is that family is what you make of it.
The film is long on violence and short on story, character development, motivation, and all the things that make any kind of violence satisfying to watch.
'Snowden' opens with the caveat that this is a dramatization of events that happened between 2004 and 2013. It’s an important message to keep in mind.
Opening with a promising first act comprising well-observed, edgy humor, the film ends with an overdose of treacle so syrupy, so pungent, it will unsettle the strongest tummy.
The movie marks Eddie Murphy’s return to the screen after a four-year absence, playing a kindly yet secretive cook.
With an array of archival footage and a little context, the movie offers a vivid slice of history to modern viewers and a dose of nostalgia to those where were there.
What a treat it is to dive back into the cozy world of Bridget Jones, who is the kind of old friend you can pick up with right where it left off, no matter how long it’s been.
Falling into the trap that sinks most horror sequels, “Blair Witch” amps the jolts and shocks with more visceral frights to diminishing results.
The ad for the steamy sequel to "Fifty Shades of Grey" netted a record-breaking 114 million views in its first 24 hours, surpassing "The Force Awakens'" 112 million views.