Archive for September, 2014

‘Hector and the Search for Happiness’ isn’t the most noble quest http://ow.ly/2Oh25j

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‘The Equalizer’ fails to offset expectations – Denzel Washington is ‘The Equalizer,’ a vigilante confined to a tiresome narrative in which he tries to eradicate crime from his Boston neighbourhood. http://ow.ly/2OfLfx

‘The Boxtrolls’ is a treasure-trove of uniqueness – In the stunning stop-motion animation ‘The Boxtrolls,’ the title characters may look evil, but the real monsters are revealed to be the ambitious and greedy townspeople. http://ow.ly/2ObofW

Laugh and cry with the ‘The Skeleton Twins’ – ‘The Skeleton Twins’ is a dark comedy about estranged siblings who try to repair their relationship on the heels of personal disaster. http://ow.ly/2ObofX

New on DVD for September 23 – This week’s releases include a royal mess of national proportions; Marvel’s appropriation of the small screen; an over-the-top comedy with wasted sentiment; and every episode of one of TV history’s most outrageous sitcoms. http://ow.ly/2O1uHd

‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ is recognizable with some upgrades http://ow.ly/2NTUKN

‘Coherence’ balances its budget with quality – In ‘Coherence’, all logic is thrown out the window as a comet passing overhead causes a strange things to happen during an already somewhat uncomfortable dinner party. http://ow.ly/2NQz97