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Review Roundup: Is The Force With STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI?
by Movies News Desk - December 12, 2017
In Lucasfilm's STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.... (more...)
Review Roundup: Did Margot Robbie-Led I, TONYA Skate Into Critics' Hearts?
by Movies News Desk - December 07, 2017
Margot Robbie takes on the role of disgraced Olympic skater Tonya Harding in the upcoming biopic I, TONYA. Steven Rogers penned the script which tells the story of the figure skater from Portland, OR who rose to the top of her sport and became the first American woman to complete the triple axel in ... (more...)
Review Roundup: Is THE DISASTER ARTIST Oscar Buzz-Worthy?
by Movies News Desk - November 30, 2017
THE DISASTER ARTIST is based on Greg Sestero's best-selling tell-all about the making of Tommy Wiseau's cult-classic disaster piece THE ROOM ('The Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made'). The film stars James Franco, Dave Franco, and Seth Rogen. It is directed by James Franco.... (more...)
Review Roundup: Were Critics Charmed by Disney/Pixar's COCO?
by Movies News Desk - November 21, 2017
Directed by Lee Unkrich ('Toy Story 3'), co-directed by Adrian Molina (story artist 'Monsters University') and produced by Darla K. Anderson ('Toy Story 3'), Disney Pixar's 'Coco' opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017. Before it hits theaters tomorrow, check out what the critics have to say about... (more...)
BWW Review: Theatre Stars Shine in the Simple Masterpiece, LADY BIRD
by Matt Tamanini - November 20, 2017
The term 'coming of age' is used fairly broadly in films these days. Any movie that focus on a young (or youngish) character who goes through difficulties generally gets this classification. However, often those films put their protagonists through incredibly tragic circumstances to help them find o... (more...)
Review Roundup: Julia Roberts, Daveed Diggs Star in WONDER
by Movies News Desk - November 16, 2017
Based on the New York Times bestseller, WONDER tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his ... (more...)
Review Roundup: Does Ben Affleck Led JUSTICE LEAGUE Live Up to the Hype?
by Movies News Desk - November 16, 2017
Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awaken... (more...)
Review Roundup: Did Kenneth Branagh's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Thrill the Critics?
by Movies News Desk - November 09, 2017
Everyone has something to hide. Every one of them is a suspect! 20th Century FOX has shared new images from MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, hitting theaters nationwide on November 10th. The film stars Broadway's Josh Gad (BOOK OF MORMON) and Leslie Odom Jr. (HAMILTON), along with Kenneth Branagh, Pen ... (more...)
Review Roundup: Do Laurie Metcalf, Saoirse Ronan & Company Soar in LADY BIRD?
by Movies News Desk - November 02, 2017
From writer/director Greta Gerwig comes LADY BIRD, in theaters November 10th. The all-star cast includes Broadway vets Saoirse Ronan (THE CRUCIBLE), Laurie Metcalf (A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2, MISERY), Tracy Letts (WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?) The film also stars Lucas Hedges (YEN), Timoth e Chalamet... (more...)
Review Roundup: Did Critics Salute THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE?
by Movies News Desk - October 26, 2017
DreamWorks Pictures' Thank You for Your Service follows a group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq who struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they've left the battlefield.... (more...)
BWW Review: 'CULT OF CHUCKY' Returns with Gore, Mayhem and Laughs
by Richard Best - October 25, 2017
The little red-headed homicidal doll has returned and decided to bring a few allies, and some hilarity along for a campy ride!... (more...)
Review Roundup: Did Critics Find Chris Hemsworth's THOR: RAGNAROK Spectacu-Thor?
by Emily Bruno - October 20, 2017
In Marvel Studios' THOR: RAGNAROK, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok-the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization-at the hands of an all-powerful new... (more...)
Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Netflix's 1922?
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2017
From the summer hit IT to the recently released THE DARK TOWER, audiences cannot get enough of Stephen King adaptations. The next addition comes in the form of the new Netflix film 1922. The film will start streaming on Netflix this Friday October 20th. Before then, take a look at the reviews to s... (more...)
Review Roundup: Andrew Garfield Stars in True Love Story BREATHE
by Movies News Desk - October 13, 2017
An inspiring true story of love, courage, and determination in the face of harrowing fortunes, the directorial debut of British actor Andy Serkis stars Oscar nominee Andrew Garfield as Robin Cavendish, the activist and innovator who helped make the world a more navigable place for the disabled.... (more...)
Review Roundup: Jonathan Groff Stars in Netflix Drama MINDHUNTER
by TV News Desk - October 12, 2017
How do we get ahead of crazy if we don't know how crazy thinks? Two FBI agents (Broadway's Jonathan Groff and Holt McCallany) set out on a sinister investigative odyssey to discover the brutal answers. MINDHUNTER launches on Netflix October 13, 2017.... (more...)
Review Roundup: Chadwick Boseman & Josh Gad Star in MARSHALL
by Movies News Desk - October 12, 2017
Long before he sat on the United States Supreme Court or claimed victory in Brown v. Board of Education, Thurgood Marshall (Chadwick Boseman) was a young rabble-rousing attorney for the NAACP. MARSHALL hits theaters this Friday, October 13. Before you go to the theater, let's see what some of the ... (more...)
BWW Review: 'JUSTICE' Brings Revenge Back to the Old West
by Richard Best - October 10, 2017
JUSTICE takes us back to the Old West where outlaws reigned and lawmen rode heroically into town to stop them. While JUSTICE does have noticeable flaws, the film tells a decent story of revenge against a corrupt government official and his gang of evil mercenaries. So, the usual when it comes to wes... (more...)
Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford in BLADE RUNNER 2049?
by Movies News Desk - October 05, 2017
The past will always find you. BLADE RUNNER 2049 hits theaters tomorrow, October 6th. Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. Let's see what ... (more...)
Review Roundup: Did Critics Cast Their Votes for Lea-Michele Led THE MAYOR?
by BWW News Desk - October 03, 2017
Tonight, the new series THE MAYOR, from executive producer and Tony winner Daveed Diggs (HAMILTON), premieres on ABC at 9:30 pm/ET. The series stars GLEE alum Lea Michele (SPRING AWAKENING) as Valentina Barella, who was originally the campaign manager for the losing mayoral candidate, Ed Gunt (David... (more...)
BWW Review: WILL AND GRACE Is As Hilarious As Ever In New Politically-Charged Reboot
by Emily Bruno - September 25, 2017
Mac and Cheese. Peanut Butter and Jelly. Bert and Ernie. These are duos that have stood the test of time. WILL AND GRACE (and for that matter Jack and Karen) rightfully deserve their names on this list, as they prove themselves just as worthy as they were eleven years ago.... (more...)
Review Roundup: Did YOUNG SHELDON Make a Big Bang with the Critics?
by BWW News Desk - September 22, 2017
Eight-year-old Iain recently starred in HBO's BIG LITTLE LIES and has appeared on NBC's LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT and the Steve Harvey-hosted kids competition show LITTLE BIG SHOTS. Of course theater fans know him best for his adorable reviews of Broadway shows. Parsons most recently appear... (more...)
BWW Review: Poor Scare Tactics and Mild Thrills From 'HOUSE BY THE LAKE'
by Richard Best - September 21, 2017
HOUSE BY THE LAKE has all the essentials that make a decent horror film; unsuspecting and naive adults, secluded location, tense musical score, creepy kid, but the one important element it's missing is, the actual horror.... (more...)
Review Roundup - Matthew Vaughn's KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2017
When their headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, the Kingsman's journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the United States known as the 'Statesman'.... (more...)
Review Roundup: Did BATTLE OF THE SEXES Win Over the Critics?
by Movies News Desk - September 19, 2017
The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as THE BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time. The match caught the zeitgeist and sparke... (more...)
Review Roundup: Did the Critics Think Stephen King's IT had 'it?'
by Movies News Desk - September 07, 2017
Another day, another Stephen King adaptation. This time, it is for King's thriller IT, which follows a band of kids in the 80s as they face the terrifying clown of their nightmares, Pennywise.... (more...)