Archive for September, 2014

‘Hector and the Search for Happiness’ isn’t the most noble quest

‘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.

‘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.

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.

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.

‘A Walk Among the Tombstones’ is recognizable with some upgrades

‘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.