This weekend, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson begins his season-long domination of the box office with “Snitch,” a suspenseful crime thriller based on true events.
In the film, Johnson plays John Matthews, a working stiff who hasn’t had much time for his son ever since a nasty divorce. But when his kid gets arrested for drug possession, Matthews must do whatever it takes to help him out. When he learns that his… Continue reading 'Snitch' Review: The Pros and Cons of Dwayne Johnson's New Movie
Pop mega-star Beyonce Knowles’ hypothetically intimate “documentary” “Life Is a But a Dream” is equal parts vanity project and calculated act of image control. The only thing revealed by the film — co-directed, co-written and co-executive produced by Beyonce herself — is a narcissistic inability to give up that desire for control.
The conflict Knowles brings to the project is evident throughout: She clearly wants to… Continue reading Beyonce's 'Life is But a Dream' review: A superficial look at superstardom
A supernatural love story set in the South, ‘Beautiful Creatures’ tells the tale of two star-crossed lovers: Ethan (Alden Eh… Read More
Writer-director Richard LaGravenese has adapted the popular young adult series “Beautiful Creatures” into a lush Southern Gothic starring an impressive cast of distinguished actors. The story chronicles how 16-year-old Ethan Wate (Alden Ehrenreich) meets the girl of his dreams (literally) on the… Continue reading 'Beautiful Creatures' Review: Family Film Guide