“The Way Back” is a showcase for its leading man, with Affleck throwing raw emotion onto the screen. It’s a film that borders on greatness thanks to this inspired story and Affleck’s powerful performance.
While it may not be top-tier Pixar, falling somewhere in the middle, “Onward” hits all of the required marks for success – from the trademark stunning animation to the instantly likable characters, and of course, its deeply moving emotional measures.
In “The Invisible Man,” writer-director Leigh Whannell has crafted a smart, satisfying and flat-out terrifying modern twist on H.G. Wells’ classic tale.
“The Call of the Wild” is a film aimed to entertain children, and it will accomplish its goal just fine. But for the parents stuck accompanying their kids to the theater, there isn’t much to enjoy.
If nonstop laughs were your expectation heading into “Downhill,” then disappointment awaits.
While the story doesn’t do anything to reinvent the wheel, it’s still everything you could ask for from the first ever live-action Sonic the Hedgehog film. Sonic is beautifully brought to life with the rejuvenated effects and the film does enough to entertain and engage both children and adults.
Harley Quinn has returned, and this time there’s no tacky Joker or sloppy writing to hold her back. In “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn,” DC has righted its wrongs and paved the way for an utterly fantabulous future.
Well… it’s January, folks. That means it’s time to struggle through a slew of mediocre movies until the exciting ones show up, and director William Eubank’s “Underwater” is here to get things started.
The North Carolina Film Critics Association announced the winners of its eighth annual Film Awards on Friday, and “Parasite” was the big winner.
The holidays are always a busy time at the box office. Whether it’s big-budget blockbusters trying to capitalize on audiences having time off or awards contenders barely squeaking by the deadline, there are plenty of options to check out. Here are some of our favorite new releases from this holiday season to save you from going to see “Cats.”
Check out the Inside The Film Room staff’s favorite movies of 2019!
The year 2019 is coming to a close, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time for year-end lists! Over the next few weeks we’ll be revealing our “Best … Continue Reading Best of 2019: Top 25 Movies
With the 2010s coming to a close, Inside The Film Room is awarding End of the Decade Awards to the very best elements of film and entertainment over the past 10 years. Today, Johnny Sobczak is handing out the award for Director of the Decade.
The Safdie brothers’ exhilarating and anxiety-inducing thriller is like an adrenaline shot straight to the chest — and without Sandler, none of it would work.
Despite being overwhelmed by two films worth of exposition and plot condensed into one, “The Rise of Skywalker” provides enough satisfying moments to pass as an acceptable finale to the Skywalker Saga. It’s sure to be controversial, revealing rewritten answers to some of the franchise’s biggest questions, and perhaps raising more than it answers – but there’s enough fan service and nostalgia inside to make it work, as long as you don’t think too hard about what actually happens.
Each year, a handful of newcomers step into the spotlight and truly blow audiences away. Whether it’s on the big screen, in a Netflix series, or in some cases, maybe even both, these rising stars quickly cement themselves as some of the best in the business.